capar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. capar or dil.ie/8190
Last Revised: 2019

 

n [o, m.] (Lat. *caprō, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 192 ) rafter, joist; roof : cabar .i. coimhcheangal, O'Cl. bā sīat cappair na hegailsi, cona sailgib, MacCongl. 123.27 ` dome ', Gloss. isin capur airtherdescertach (of a church), LB 278a43 . crois isin capor ṅdescertach aniar, 52 . 54 . ? Urial . . . / cabur fial (cab ur f.; sgiath uirial; ciab iurḟial v.l.) na ndlocht protection(?), KMMisc. 255 § 11 ( LB 262b24 ). Cf. benn compds., stíall.

Compds. tre caburdorcha na haidhchi, CCath. 406 ` covering darkness ', Gloss. tanic in fer sin i cabar-dorc[h]a (sic leg.) derid na haidhchi, CCath. 1090 . la capurdhorcha thosaigh na hoidche `at the beginning of the night', Hugh Roe² 28.15 . tainic cabursolsi na maidne morning twilight, CCath. 1440 v.l. (dobhur-, text).