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1 nós

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Forms: noos, naus, nous, nós, nóis, nósa

n o, m. (British loan-word, cf. W. naws `nature, disposition', Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 23.49 ; but plausibly a native word. Cf. 1 noes LEIA N-22 ). n s. noos, LL 311a12 , Rawl. 115a8 . ? naus, Ériu iv 163.29 (= g p.?). d s. nous, Laws i 12.4 . Later also treated as i-st., perh. through confusion with 1 noes (possibly a kindred word). nós (m., g s. and n p. nóis, nósa), IGT Dec. § 38.7 .

In general sense, custom, tradition, precedent ; in Laws of regulations established by usage or authority. nos [noes LB] .i. nóe-fiss .i. fios nonbuir .i. tri righ, tri suid, tri hespaic . . . ┐ ro badar uile ag denam ind tSenchusa Mair, Corm. Y 970 (alluding to the revision of the Brehon Law in the time of Patrick), cf. Laws i 16 and O'Cl.: nos .i. náoi fhios .i. fios naonbair. noco comurscaich Patraic a nos [in nous v.l.] fer nErenn iar tiachtain creitme, O'Dav. 423 (where it is wrongly glossed: in t-urdarcugud). nonbar dlegar do denam nosa dlighthigh .i. rí ┐ filid ┐ briugaid ┐ epscop ┐ fer leighind ┐ ollam ┐ aigne ┐ aire forgill ┐ airchindeach, H 3.18 p. 436b ( O'Curry 1048 ). intan donither nos nó dliged do nuaidiged, Marco P. 96. d'fhoillsiugud na nóus, ib. deichnebur . . . do coimetfadh co cuimnech na nosanna ┐ na gnathaigte (of the Roman decemvirs), H 3.18 p. 59 ( O'Curry 76 ). cach cin iar nos , ACL iii 228.26 . do rigustar ar in cairn he do rer nois na naem, Ann. Conn. 1310 § 7.

In wider sense a custom (social or professional): cen biad, cen tenid, cen tech, | cen nós, cen cheol, cen hétach, SR 1892 (of Adam and Eve after the expulsion from Eden). nī bu nōs ardrīg `nicht war es die Sitte eines Oberkönigs', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 1 (= noos, Rawl. 115a8 , LL 311a12 ; nos , 377a26 ; fás, 377b41 ). ba nos bes coitcind la Rómánu can mileda . . . da tigid a longphort inaraili a common custom, CCath. 2424. gur thréigsead nós is seol na suadhfhlaith, Keat. Poems 1367. nóis adhnaicthe burial customs, TSh. p. 178 (ch. 8 title).

Of personal habits, manners, behaviour: a meic Néill cu nós `son of courteous Niall' (? famous son of N.), KMMisc. 260 § 4 (< LL 148a28 ); perh. = 2 nós . nós ┐ niamhcrotha Neill Naighiallaig, MR 116.19 . dá bhfuilngeam nós bhus nós glan if I take upon me a virtuous life, Dán Dé xxvi 14 . fear mar Naoise i gnaoi is i nósaibh, Keat. Poems 205.

Procedure, course of action; wont: ni fiu leamsa in nos a leitheit sin I do not deem such a proceeding becoming me (refusal to do a menial service), Lism. L. 1626 . sealad dóibh ar an nós sin | ag spairnn riú im ríoghacht, Content. xvi 154. fada gabhaim ó bhur nós `I avoid your method', xiv 46 . do réir nóis dáonna, 1 Corinth. xv 32.

do (? de) nós with gen. in the way (manner) of, like: dod nós féin like you, Content. xviii 86. dá mbruithneadh i dteinidh do nós an óir like gold, TSh. 5255. atá slighe na gcionntach do nós an dorchadais, Proverbs iv 19 ; cf. xxiii 34 . tabhair síodh damh . . . do nós Muire Magdáléan `as thou gavest it to M.M.', A. Ó Dálaigh xxxvi 7 . dá nós sin even so, likewise , Studies 1921, 589.1 . do nósaibh cáich like others, in the usual fashion, Hackett vii 3 . ? fó nós according to wont (custom): gan beith 'san cathair fa núas `quitting his accustomed seat' (?), BNnÉ 140.24 (: cúas); if really an ex. of this word. a nós gach laoi 'day by day' Celtica iv 121 § 8 .

For compds. see 2 nós .

2 nós

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n o, m. prob. same word as preceding, `that which is well known or established', hence fame, renown, reputation ; cf. O'Dav. 423 (quoted under 1 nós ) where it is glossed: in t-urdarcugud. allud .i. nos , Corm. Y 86. ni ba mó a nós nā allud nā erdarcus damsa in chathaigthe I shall not have more fame or glory or distinction of the fighting, CRR 25. ni fair bias a nós nach a allud nach a airdercus, TBC-LL¹ 2517 , cf. TBC-I¹ 1863 and Acall. 3575. ritire ba mo nos ┐ clu, Ann. Conn. 1306 § 8. a[c] cuindghidh nois ┐ allaid, Aen. 2275. cuaidh fa criochaibh na cruinne nos an niadh, ZCP ii 362.29 . mic Mhíleadh fa hoirdhearc nós `Mile's courteous (? famous) sons', Content. xxviii 26. ? mar tharb cu nós nirt, LB 124b6 (poem) = go nós neirt `a bull with constant strength' (? famed for strength), Keat. iii 2047. ni dernadh . . . marbadh as mó nos [ná] in marbadh sin that was more famed, AU ii 548 y . g s. as attrib.: onfisech amra nois `a . . . famous diver', CCath. 2158. fer nois gan imresain of undisputed reputation, AU ii 556.25 ; cf. LU 2992 quoted under 1 nós .

In compds. it is hard to distinguish between 1 and 2 nós : ¤breth: Domhnall Ruadh rí na nóis-bhreath `of the famous dooms' (? judgements according to precedent), A. Ó Dálaigh lii 50 ; cf. clanna nosbrethecha Nemid, Ériu viii 6.9 . ¤buiden: Naile cona nós-buidhin `noble troop' (of monks), Misc. Hag. Hib. 102 § 8. ¤oirdherc ( ¤airdirc): fear naomhtha nós-oirrdheirc `a holy man of noble manners', BNnÉ 274 § 251 ; a common combination of epithets, cf. 191 y , Ériu v 76.4 ; 80.13 , 26 . do fhreccair Naile co nós-oirrdheirc `with distinction' (? dignity), Misc. Hag. Hib. 111 § 35.