Last modified on 26 September 2014, at 12:34
See also: dur

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰeu-r-, cognate with Russian дурь (durʹ), Ukrainian дур (dur), дура (dura). See dúra.

NounEdit

dúr m

  1. nap (short period of sleep)
  2. a short break
  3. a short while
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Etymology 2Edit

From Danish dur, from Latin dūrus (hard).

NounEdit

dúr m

  1. (music) a major key or scale
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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish dúr, from Latin dūrus (hard).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dúr (comparative dúire, genitive singular masculine dúir, genitive singular feminine dúire, plural dúra)

  1. (literary) hard
    1. rigid, solid
    2. hardy, tough
    3. difficult
    4. hard to bear
    5. unfeeling
  2. dour, grim, obstinate
  3. dense, stupid
  4. sluggish

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Middle IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dūrus (hard)

AdjectiveEdit

dúr (comparative dúru, superlative duirem)

  1. rigid, hard, solid
  2. difficult
  3. hard to bear
  4. strict, austere
  5. hardy, resolute
  6. unfeeling, dour, obdurate

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]