oir, (? óir)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. oir, (? óir) or dil.ie/33688

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(a) the name of the spindle-tree (or ivy?): oir .i. feorus no edind, Auraic. 1196 = feoruss no edlend, 4301 ; cf. 5523 . oir `broom, furze, spindle-tree', Hog. Luibh. Dinneen .

(b) in the Ogham alphabet, the double vowel oi: ór, LL 38b37 . óir (one of the `aicme na bfhoirfheadh'), IGT Introd. § 4 , 12 . caoladh ceirt .o. ag dul a n-óir (i.e. oi is the `slender' form of o), § 14 . cas, clach, . . . clann . . . gach ainm dibh ag dul a n-óir ar a thuillréim ┐ ar a thaíbhréim úathaidh (i.e. they have oi in the dat. and gen. sing.), IGT Dec. § 40.

(c) the long vowel ō? gne aili asberait araili ebad ┐ oir is ar fedaib [fod]a itat, Auraic. 1367.