Focal an Lae #64
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: obair (O-bwihr)

Meaning: obair = work

Usage:

History: Old Irish “opar” was borrowed from Latin “opera” (work, effort), which derives from the Indo-European root *op- (to work). English cognates by way of Latin include “opera”, “opus” and “operate”.

Scottish Gaelic: obair

2008-06-19 CPD