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From Middle Irish díbrid (to banish, expel) from Old Irish do·opir (to take away, defraud), from dí- +‎ oss- +‎ beirid.



díbir (present analytic díbríonn, future analytic díbreoidh, verbal noun díbirt, past participle díbeartha)

  1. to drive out, expel
    • 1939, Peig Sayers, “Inghean an Cheannaidhe”, printed in Marie-Louise Sjoestedt, Description d’un parler irlandais de Kerry, Bibliothèque de l'École des Hautes Études 270. Paris: Librairie Honoré Champion, p. 198:
      Is dócha, do díbrigheadh an cailín as a dtigh agus is é bhí tuillte aici.
      Probably, the girl was expelled from their house and she deserved it.
  2. to exile, banish



Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
díbir dhíbir ndíbir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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