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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish opar, from Latin opera. Cognate with Irish obair.

NounEdit

obbyr f (genitive singular obbyr, plural obbraghyn)

  1. work, labour
    Caghlaa obbyr aash.
    a change is as good as a rest; literally ‘A change of work is rest’.
  2. job, employment
  3. handiwork

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