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EtymologyEdit

From Scots dour, from Latin dūrus (hard, stern), possibly via Middle Irish dúr.

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dour (comparative dourer or more dour, superlative dourest or most dour)

  1. Stern, harsh and forbidding.
  2. Unyielding and obstinate.
  3. Expressing gloom or melancholy; sullenly unhappy.

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BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *duβr, from Proto-Celtic *dubros, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰubrós (deep).

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NounEdit

dour m (plural dourioù or doureier)

  1. water
  2. (by extension) rain, tears, sweat, saliva

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ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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dour

  1. stern, severe, relentless, dour

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