Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish doír, dóer (servile, unfree, serf).[1]

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

daor (genitive singular masculine daoir, genitive singular feminine daoire, plural daora, comparative daoire)

  1. unfree; base, servile
  2. convicted, condemned
  3. hard, severe; costly (in effort, in suffering)
  4. dear, high-priced, expensive
    Synonyms: costasach, costasúil

Declension edit

Antonyms edit

Noun edit

daor m (genitive singular daoir, nominative plural daoir)

  1. unfree person; slave; helot
  2. condemned, convicted, person

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Verb edit

daor (present analytic daorann, future analytic daorfaidh, verbal noun daoradh, past participle daortha) (transitive)

  1. enslave
  2. convict, condemn

Conjugation edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
daor dhaor ndaor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “doír”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  2. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, page 15
  3. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899) Die araner mundart (in German), volume II, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, page 74

Further reading edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish doír, dóer (servile, unfree).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

daor

  1. expensive
  2. dear (expensive)

Antonyms edit

Noun edit

daor m

  1. slave
  2. earth, land

Verb edit

daor

  1. raise the price, make dearer
  2. sentence, doom, condemn
  3. enslave

Mutation edit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
daor dhaor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

  • Edward Dwelly (1911) “daor”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary]‎[1], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “doír”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language