dobhar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish dobur, from Proto-Celtic *dubros, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewb- (deep). Compare Welsh dwfr.

Noun[edit]

dobhar m (genitive singular dobhair, nominative plural dobhartha)

  1. water, moisture, sea
    tar dobharthaacross the sea
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish dobur.

Adjective[edit]

dobhar (genitive singular masculine dobhair, genitive singular feminine dobhaire, plural dobhara, comparative dobhaire)

  1. (literary) dark, gloomy, obscure, foul
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dobhar dhobhar ndobhar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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