skian

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish scíathán, from scíath, from Proto-Celtic *skeito- (compare Welsh ysgwydd (shoulder)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skian f (genitive skian, plural skianyn)

  1. (anatomy) wing
    • Ta'n eean bwoalley ny skianyn echey.
      • The bird is beating its wings.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 17 August 2013, at 12:07