See also: dur, Dur, DUR, dùr, dûr, dür, and Dür

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

dúr m ‎(genitive singular dúrs, nominative plural dúrar)

  1. nap (short period of sleep)
  2. a short break
  3. a short while
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from Danish dur, from Latin dūrus(hard).

NounEdit

dúr m ‎(genitive singular dúrs, nominative plural dúrar)

  1. (music) a major key or scale
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AntonymsEdit
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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  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

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dúr dhúr ndúr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • 1 dúr” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “dúr” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "dúr" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Middle IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing 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

  • 1 dúr” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.