dris

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dris ‎(bramble, briar, thorn-bush).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dris f ‎(genitive singular drise, nominative plural driseacha)

  1. bramble, briar
  2. cantankerous, prickly person

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • drischoill ‎(bramble brake)
  • driseach ‎(brambly, briary)
  • driseog ‎((small) bramble; prickly, irritable person; lampooner, satirist)
  • drisín ‎(small bramble)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dris dhris ndris
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dris ‎(bramble, briar, thorn-bush).

Noun[edit]

dris f ‎(genitive singular drise, plural drisean)

  1. bramble, blackberry (plant)
  2. briar

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
dris dhris
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

See also[edit]

  • smeur ‎(fruit, berry)