derbsiur

Cite this: eDIL s.v. derbsiur or dil.ie/15574

Forms: derfiur, derbhfiúr, deirfiur, derbṡiur, deirbtsiur, derbsiúr, derfiair, derbhṡíur, derfethar, derbṡethur, deirbhṡethar, derbsiair, deirbhṡiair, deirbhṡeathra, derbsethracha, derbhṡethracha, derbṡethar, deirbhṡethar, deirbhṡethrach, deirbhṡeathraibh, deirbhṡethraibh, derbshiair, deirbsethar

n r,f. (1 derb + siur) In later lang. often decl. in pl. like cathair. n s. derfiur, Lat. Lives 37.15 , LL 373a63 , Met. Dinds. ii 76.67 . derbhfiúr, IGT Decl. § 32 . deirfiur, ZCP viii 196 § 21 , Lec. 390a34 (facs. 205va34). derbṡiur, Acall. 3650 , LL 373a52 , PH 7270 . deirbtsiur, Acall. 4111 . v s. derbsiúr, PH 8328 . a s. derfiair, LL 24a38 . derbhṡíur, Hy Fiachr. 126.3 . g s. derfethar, LU 10619 = derbṡethur, IT i 140.24 (Eg.). derbṡethar, TBC 929 . deirbhṡethar, RSClára 20 § 12 . d s. derbsiair, Acall. 3650 v.l. deirbhṡiair, RSClára 26 § 4 . n p. deirbhṡeathra, 8 § 3 . v p. 24 § 7 . a p. derbsethracha, LU 2856 . derbhṡethracha, Lism. L. 4639 . g p. derbṡethar, LL 153b12 . Acall. 3424 . deirbhṡethar, RSClára p. 36 . deirbhṡethrach, p. 8 . d p. deirbhṡeathraibh, 12 § 10 . deirbhṡethraibh, 18 § 12 . n du. dá derbshiair , SG 76.11 . g du. da deirbsethar , Lec. 338a18 (facs. 167ra18).

(a) sister by blood (sometimes interchanging with siur): derfiur do Patraic germana Patricii, Lat. Lives 37.15 = Trip.² 713 . mac . . . do derbṡethar, TBC 929 (= mac . . . do fethar, TBC² 406 ). derbṡiur Ailléin, Acall. 3650 (= siur A., 3667 ). Ancrist . . . derbshiúr dó budén a mathair, PH 7270 .

(b) a sister in religion, female member of a religious com- munity: riaghail . . . na ndeirbhṡethrach mbocht (the Poor Clares), RSClára 8.19 .