er meshtey

ManxEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • er-mestey

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish mescae (drunkenness, intoxication), from Proto-Indo-European *meik-sko- (mixed), from Proto-Indo-European *meik- (to mix).

AdjectiveEdit

er meshtey

  1. drunk, intoxicated
    • Laa er meshtey, laa er ushtey.
      • A day of boozing, a day on water.
    • T'eh er meshtey.
      • He's drunk.
    • V'eh daa hreen er meshtey.
      • He was three parts drunk.

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • meshtallys, scooyr (drunkenness, intoxication)

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meshtey veshtey unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
Last modified on 15 August 2013, at 21:07