çhellvane

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly a nativized borrowing of telephone.

NounEdit

çhellvane m (genitive çhellvaney, plural çhellvaneyn)

  1. telephone
    • Row peiagh erbee er y çhellvane?
      • Has anyone called on the telephone?
    • T'ad gymmyrkey ylleeyn çhellvane.
      • They carry telephone calls.
    • T'ou goll er shirrey er y çhellvane.
      • You are wanted on the telephone.

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
çhellvane hellvane jellvane
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 17 August 2013, at 12:10