From Old Irish capall.



cabbyl m (genitive cabbil, plural cabbil)

  1. horse
    • Dy bee son Juan veagh y cabbyl 've marroo nish.
      • Only for John the horse would be dead now.
    • Hug eh punt er cabbyl.
      • He bet a pound on a horse.
    • Ren y cabbyl ratçhal roish.
      • The horse burst into a gallop.
    • Share çhyndaa cabbil ayns mean ny h-aah na goll er vaih.
      • Better to change horses in mid ford than to drown.
    • Ta'n cabbyl gymmyltey 'sy vagher.
      • The horse is rolling in the field.


Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cabbyl chabbyl gabbyl
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
Last modified on 23 December 2013, at 00:56