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Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ʤʲor/

Noun

deor f., pl deora

  1. tear

Old English

Etymology

From Germanic *deuzom, from Indo-European *dheusom.

Germanic cognates include Old Saxon dior (Dutch dier), Old High German tior (German Tier), Old Norse dýr (Danish dyr, Swedish djur), Gothic 𐌳𐌹𐌿𐍃. The IE root also led to Lithuanian dvēsti, Lettish dvēsele, Slavic *duša (Russian душа).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /deːor/

Noun

dēor n.

  1. beast, wild animal

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative dēor dēor
accusative dēor dēor
genitive dēores dēora
dative dēore dēorum


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