beg-orra

begorra

[bih-gawr-uh, -gor-uh, bee-]
interjection Irish English.
(used as a euphemism for by God ): It's a fine day, begorra.
Also, begorah, begorrah.


Origin:
1830–40

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begorra (bɪˈɡɒrə)
 
interj
an emphatic exclamation, regarded as a characteristic utterance of Irish people
 
[C19: euphemistic alteration of by God!]

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begorra
1839, antiquated Anglo-Irish form of expletive By God.
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