daor

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish doír, dóer (servile, unfree, serf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

daor (genitive singular masculine daoir, genitive singular feminine daoire, plural daora, comparative daoire)

  1. unfree; base, servile
  2. convicted, condemned
  3. hard, severe; costly (in effort, in suffering)
  4. dear, high-priced, expensive

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

daor m (genitive singular daoir, nominative plural daoir)

  1. unfree person; slave; helot
  2. condemned, convicted, person

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • daoirse (servitude; slavery)

Verb[edit]

daor (present analytic daorann, future analytic daorfaidh, verbal noun daoradh, past participle daortha)

  1. (transitive) enslave
  2. (transitive) convict, condemn

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
daor dhaor ndaor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "daor" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • doír” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish doír, dóer (servile, unfree).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

daor

  1. expensive
  2. dear (expensive)

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

daor m

  1. slave
  2. earth, land

Verb[edit]

daor

  1. raise the price, make dearer
  2. sentence, doom, condemn
  3. enslave

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • doír” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.