noíbthe

Cite this: eDIL s.v. noíbthe or dil.ie/33253

Forms: naomhtha

part. of noíbaid, q.v. ? dochuaid ro-scél noibthe dub . . . fo thúaid co tech a chlemna | i mmulluch na mór-Temra, LL 375a31 (i.e. tidings of the death of the daughters of Tuathal Techtmar). Mod. naomhtha holy: a Athair n.¤ (= Pater sancte), TSh. 421. inis n.¤ , Keat. Poems 1458. idir an áit náomhtha ┐ ro-náomhtha between the holy place and the most holy, Exod. xxvi 33. Oft. used as equivalent of title Saint: Bearnard naomhtha, TSh. 6576 (more generally expressed by the uninflected adj. naomh preceding the name).