dorus

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dorus m ‎(genitive singular doruis, nominative plural doirse)

  1. Obsolete spelling of doras

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *dworestus, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwor- ‎(gate, door), o-grade of *dʰwer-. Cognates include Sanskrit द्वार् ‎(dvār), Ancient Greek θύρα ‎(thúra), Latin foris, forum, Old Church Slavonic двьри ‎(dvĭri) and Old English duru and dor (English door).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dorus n, m ‎(genitive singular doirseo)

  1. door

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
dorus dorus
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
ndorus
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dorus, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwor- ‎(gate, door), o-grade of *dʰwer-.

Noun[edit]

dorus m ‎(genitive singular doruis, plural dorsan)

  1. door, doorway
    Dùin an dorus.‎ ― Close the door.
  2. wicket gate
  3. opening
  4. (medicine) orifice (as of a wound)
    neasgaid làn dhorsan‎ ― a boil full of orifices

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