Focal an Lae #212
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: idir (IH-jihr) [id′ər′]

Meaning: idir = between, among; both

Usage:

History: Old Irish “eter”, Breton “etre” and Gaulish “inter” come from Common Celtic *inter, which comes from Indo-European *enter (between), a suffixed form of *en (in). English cognates from Latin include “interior”, “internal” and “interim”.

Scottish Gaelic: eadar

2008-06-19 CPD