tobar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish topar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tobar m (genitive singular tobair, nominative plural toibreacha)

  1. well
  2. spring

Declension[edit]

  • Obsolete nominative plural: tobair

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tobar thobar dtobar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • topar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “tobar” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 738.
  • "tobar" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “tobar” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “tobar” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish topar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tobar m, f (genitive singular tobair, plural tobrachan)

  1. A cistern, a fountain
  2. A well, a spring
  3. A source, origin