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dulbair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dulbair or dil.ie/19205

 

Forms: duilbir, dulbhair, dulburiu

adj later also duilbir (do + labar) slow of speech, tongue-tied, having little to say: d.¤ dī-sulbair .i. ni suilbir, Corm. Y 441 ; O'Cl. (dulbhair). d.¤ .i. cen labrad, O'Mulc. 315 . dulbhair stammering, muttering, balbutiens , O'Don. Suppl. dobheir mé duilbhir doirbh, Hard. ii 210 . duilbir ar fedh fleidhe taciturn, O'Gr. Cat. 411 . dulbaire torbai, sulbaire espai (women are) slow to speak on useful matters, glib anent trifles, Tec. Corm. 32 . As subst. na dulburiu gl. bilingues, Wb. 28c1 .

In wider sense: sciath . . . doilbir sober-hued (?), SG 259.24 . feilm . . . duilbher, Rel. Celt. i 128.28 . go doilibhir, Midnight court 187 ( ZCP v ).