doburchú

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dobur ‎(water) +‎ ‎(hound).

Noun[edit]

doburchú f ‎(n-stem, genitive doburchon)

  1. otter
    • c. 900, Sanas Cormaic, from the Yellow Book of Lecan, Corm. Y 424
      dobarcú .i. cú uisci‎ ― otter, that is: hound of water

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • doburchú” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.