deoir

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dér, from Proto-Celtic *dakrom (cf. Middle Welsh deigr), from Proto-Indo-European *dáḱru- (cf. Hittite 𒅖𒄩𒀪𒊒 (išḫaḫru), Sanskrit अश्रु (aśru), Greek δάκρυ (dakru), Latin lacrima, Gothic 𐍄𐌰𐌲𐍂 (tagr), Lithuanian ãšara, Tocharian B akrūna).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

deoir f (genitive deoire, nominative plural deora)

  1. tear (drop of clear salty liquid from the eyes)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deoir dheoir ndeoir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.