dair

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See also: dáir and dàir

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dair.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dair f (genitive darach, nominative plural daracha)

  1. oak

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dair dhair ndair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier daur, from Proto-Celtic *daru, from Proto-Indo-European *dóru; compare Ancient Greek δόρυ (dóru, tree).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

dair f (genitive dara or darach)

  1. oak
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 49–224, Sg. 38a9
      quercus .i. daur
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 33a5
      is clí darach Moysi
      oaken pillar of Moses

Descendants[edit]