Last modified on 28 May 2014, at 13:28

fliaghey

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish flechud (rain), from fliuch (wet), from Proto-Celtic *wlikʷu.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Northern Manx) IPA(key): [flʲaː]
  • (Southern Manx) IPA(key): [flʲaːɣə]

AdjectiveEdit

fliaghey

  1. wet
    • Va ram fliaghey jeant riyr.
      • It was very wet last night.

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

fliaghey m (genitive fliaghee, plural fliaghaghyn)

  1. rain
    • Haink ny rollageyn roo erreish da'n fliaghey.
      • The stars came out after the rain.
    • Hug y fliaghey yn awin harrish y broogh eck.
      • The rain flooded the river.
    • Ta'n fliaghey er n'eayraghey yn aer.
      • The rain has cooled the air.
    • Tar stiagh veih'n fliaghey.
      • Come in out of the rain.
  2. rainfall
  3. precipitation

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fliaghey liaghey vliaghey
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.