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Cite this: eDIL s.v. odor or dil.ie/33495

Forms: odur, odar

(O.Ir. odur) adj. and subst., name of a colour, dun, or greyish brown : odur (gl. Med. Lat. saurus = subrufus), Thes. ii 9.28 (Aug. Sol. 32d ). odar, Corm. Y 1020. a n-étguda, eter . . . odor alad ┐ riabach, TBC-LL¹ 67. etir dub . . . ┐ odhor ┐ buide, TTr. 881.

(a) as adj. o,ā: crandscíath odor iarndae, BDD 87. do cromsciathaib odraib, CCath. 4948. brat odhar, Acall. 7600. bruit odra, BDD 138. a inair uidir! IT iii 91 § 127 (v s m.). glas cach muine luachra lē i n-airbir fo leith . . . ┐ a hodur in n-airbir n-aile (i.e. brown or faded rushes), RC xxv 35 § 10. tuc builli dó ind-odhur a chiche in the dun of his breast (i.e. the nipple), Acall. 3314. a n-odhar a chighe clé, BS 144.4 . Of animals: panathir brec-odorr, LL 135b29 . mac an tSion- naigh Uidhir, AFM ii 958 x (sobriquet). a chacc cuirre uidhri, IT iii 102 § 189 = Bruchst. i § 86 . bae móelae odhrae, BColm. 84.16 . The cow owned by St. Ciarán at Cluain Iraird was called the Odor because of its colour: lenaid bó odar eisium ┐ corbo isin in Odor Ciarain, Fél. 202.33 . Hence the name of the Lebor na Huidre written at Clonmacnois and supposed to be bound in the hide of Ciarán's cow. Leabar na Huidri, LU 2780 (late entry). in mind maith frisin aberr sechi na hUidhri Ciaráin, Fél. 204.3 . Uidhir Chiaráin, ro scríobhadh i gCluain- mhic-nóis, Keat. i 78 z .

Of persons, of dark or sallow complexion? Diarmait hodur, AU 796 (transld. `yellowe' in Clar. 49 ). Niall Odhor `the Swarthy', ii 76.3 . mac Murchadha uidhir, AFM ii 932.16 . ní thuca in uidir n-apuide (of a woman), ZCP viii 112 x = in n-udir n-abbuidi, LL 346b13 . re demnaib odraib aéoir, LL 11a42 , cf. Keat. i 216.6 .

(b) as subst., name of the colour , somet. treated as fem.: in dub . . . in chiar . . . ind odar, doirchi datha, SR 63. eter huidir is glegil, 76 . It was the colour assigned to the west wind: aniar (sic leg.) ind odur engach, SR 72 , cf. Laws i 26 z , 28.1 . traigle i nach uathadh ḟuidhre, IT iii 85 § 83 = Bruchst. i § 88 (`die geringste blasse Farbe', Meyer). cáecca lend find fuidre of a light dun colour, Misc. Hag. Hib. 30 x .

As npr. m.: Odhar mac Floinn, AFM ii 872.9 . Tanaide mac hUidir, AU 957. Of the eponymous ancestor of the clan Mag Uidhir: o ríoghaibh ḟréimhe hUidhir, TD 10.7 . mic Uidhir ó ráidhtear maca Me Guidhir [recte Még Uidhir] Fhearmanach, Maguires of F. § 1.

Compds. ¤buide dun-yellow : ingne odurbhuidhi in seabaic, CCath. 4031. Acall. 2739 n. amaid arrachta odharghorm livid, wan , TSh. 6622. ? odoroscrach (name of a bird), Auraic. 5696 .

See also odrán.