dobhar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish dobur, from Proto-Celtic *dubro-, from Proto-Indo-European *dheub- (deep). Compare Middle Welsh dwfr.

Noun[edit]

dobhar m (genitive dobhair, nominative plural dobhartha)

  1. water, moisture, sea
    tar dobhartha ― across the sea
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dobhar

  1. dark, gloomy, obscure, foul

References[edit]

  • "doḃar" in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.