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Dulra (Nature)

Spreading the Words

Irish mythology has often inspired uses of words in the Irish language. In this episode of Spreading the Words, learn about the word Dulra or ‘nature’ and its etymology steeped in Irish history, poetry and mythic tale.

Spreading the Words is a series on the histories of Irish words from literature and everyday life written by Sharon Arbuthnot and Máire Ní Mhaonaigh and produced in association with the book A History of Ireland in 100 Words and the electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language.

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