Focal an Lae #51
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: beoir (BYOH-ihr)

Meaning: beoir = beer


History: Middle Irish “beóir” comes from Old Norse “bjórr”, from an earlier West Germanic word probably derived from Latin “bibere” (to drink), from the Indo-European root *pō(i)- (to drink). Scottish Gaelic: beòir, although not a common word; leann

2008-06-19 CPD