daoirse

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish doíre (captivity, slavery, bondage), possibly altered through analogy with saoirse (freedom, liberty).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd̪ˠiːɾˠʃə/

Noun[edit]

daoirse f (genitive singular daoirse)

  1. slavery, bondage; servitude, oppression
  2. Alternative form of daoire (dearness, costliness)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • daor (enslave; convict, condemn, transitive verb)
  • daor m (unfree person; slave; condemned, convicted, person)
  • daor (unfree; base, servile; convicted, condemned; hard, severe; costly (in effort, in suffering); dear, high-priced, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
daoirse dhaoirse ndaoirse
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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