noídiu

Cite this: eDIL s.v. noídiu or dil.ie/33267

Forms: noediu, naídiu, naeidiu, naídhe, naeidhi, naoidhe, naeidhena, náoidheana, naoidhe, naoidhean, naoidhin, naoidhean, naoi- gheine, noídiu, noiden, naíden, naoidhin, naoidhen, naoidhe, naeidhi, naoidhe, noídin, noídenu

n n,f. in Mid.Ir. variously written noediu, naídiu, naeidiu; later n s. -e (somet. -in). naídhe (naeidhi, naoidhe v.l.) m. and f., declined like talam, IGT Dec. § 19 ; a p. naeidhena, náoidheana, ib. n. 4 . Mod.Ir. n s. naoidhe and naoidhean; Keating has a d s. naoidhin, g s. naoidhean (for : gnúis na naoidheine, Keat. iii 2119 , read with the v.l. naoi- gheine).

An infant, a young child: noídiu, gl. infans, Sg. 124b1 . cliab noiden , gl. cunabulum, 53a13 . di láim inna naíden (= de manu infantis), Lat. Lives 44 = Trip. 8.17 . noídiu oen-lóei, PH 7943. ro gab ina noídin Ísu fora rigthib took the infant Jesus in his arms, 3750 . do naigin oen-aidchi, Cog. 50.2 . noidiu ciche a suckling, O'Mulc. 652 , cf. Aen. 1360. gech naide do bhiath cen athair no máthair, Marco P. 124. do baistedh in naoidhin , BNnÉ 132.10 (n s., but g s. do bhaistedh na naoidhen , ib. 16 ; a s. in naoidhe, 21 ). nir fagaibh nert naidhen ann, ZCP vi 295.26 . feadh a ré, bhíos 'na seacht gcuid, mar atá 'na naoidhin, 'na leanabh, 'na mhacaomh, etc., TSh. 9959. v s. a naeidhi noemh! Lism.L. 3385 . a naoidhe muirnech Maire! (of Christ), Dán Dé vi 37 . Used loosely of a young man (cf. Fr. enfant): is noídiu ar aís, BDD 66 (of Conaire). ic brécad naeden Herend enticing the young men of Ireland LL iii 22131 . Of the world : uair naidin ē conici sin ┐ nir inengnuma ē ro [= re] hōcci it was in its infancy till then and because of youth not capable of producing valour, Cog. 186.22 . pl. noídin ┐ maccaím, FA 6 ( LU 1992 ). na naídin, 28 ( LU 2207 ). naighin baistedha bap- tized infants, RC xxviii 316 § 21. ateoch frit hule noeb-noidenu in domuin, Ir. Lit. 34.3 . gair mor do noídenu a mbronnaib a maithrech, LB 25b67 = IT i 19 w (a p. for d p.). arna nóedenaib becaib, LU 2553 ( RC xxv 238.15 ). dona náedenaib, 2539 . co ṅdechenbur noíden, Fél. July 14 (nóeiden v.l.). frestal nuiden Crist, ZCP iii 26.10 . altrom naeidhen, BNnÉ 308.9 .

In follg. exx. seems used for noínden: ar imthecht neoill is naidhen, Ir. Texts ii 53 § 24. nēll naíden, ib. § 25 . Cf. Keat. ii 2424 .