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fouyr

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish fogamur (harvest), from Old Irish fogamur, fogomur (last month of harvest), from Proto-Celtic *wo-gamur (under winter), from Proto-Celtic *gamur (winter). Akin to geurey (winter).

NounEdit

fouyr m (genitive fouyir)

  1. harvest
    fouyr arroo ― corn harvest
    fouyr ny hoarn ― barley harvest
    fouyr ny marrey ― harvest of the sea
    fouyr trome ― bounteous harvest
  2. autumn
    Ta'n Ouyr cur daah buigh er ny duillagyn. ― Autumn turns the leaves yellow.

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fouyr ouyr vouyr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.