dorus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

dorus

  1. plural of doru

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dorus m (genitive singular doruis, nominative plural doirse)

  1. Obsolete spelling of doras

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dorus dhorus ndorus
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *dworestus, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- (gate, door). 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 doirseo or doruis, nominative plural dorus or doirsea)

  1. door

Inflection[edit]

Neuter u-stem, masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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.

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

dorus m (genitive singular doruis, plural dorsan)

  1. Alternative spelling of doras

References[edit]