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Cite this: eDIL s.v. compar or dil.ie/11603

n o (O. Fr. coffre? Stokes CCath. Gloss. Perh. modification of commar). Precise meaning unclear, ` chest, body, trunk, midst ', Dinneen . bodurfuamann compur na triath `the confused sounds of the breasts of the chiefs', CCath. 5940 . aidbli ┐ truimi a ttennta / an airbri, rosclaid a ccompra, Leb. Gab.(i) 104.14 . ? dobí a agaid lán da fhuil / 'sa dhruimm re cairthe in chumpuir, Eg. 1782, 49a1 cited Contribb. 565 (see compd. below). ?iomdha deaghfhóir dfhuil Mhilidh / in ch.¤ do choimhdhírigh, Éigse iv 204.46 . Freq. with g s. of or in phr. with nouns beginning with c-: artus .i. compur in chleib, Gild. Lor. 71 . i c.¤ cléib an fir right into the breast of the man, Acall. 1812 . dar compur a chléibh, LL 8437 (TBC). hi fforfholamh a chleibh ┐ a c[h]ompair, AFM v 1716.5 . tri choimpir a chraóis `through the body of his gullet', RC xxix 142.10 . sgoltadh compair a chroidhe `the bursting of His breast', Aithd. D. 78.24 . tre ch.¤ . . . a cuirp, MR 286.3 . i compraib a chele, Celt. Rev. vii 214.28 ( compur, TTebe 402 ). ic reidiugad reme-siun / chompair cacha cath-laithrech `obstructions', MR 184.15 .

Compd. síol na gConn gcomparchairthe, DDána 89.24 `a bhfuil a n-uchta mar chlocha(?)', Gloss. (see Eg. 1782 49a1 cited above).