thanney

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tanae (thin, slender, narrow), from Proto-Celtic *tanawyos, from Proto-Indo-European *ténh₂us.

AdjectiveEdit

thanney

  1. (build) lean, lank, spare, slim, skinny, lanky, weedy, thin, scraggy
  2. thin (as paper)
  3. thin (of liquid), watery (of soup), weak (as solution)
  4. watery (of colour)
  5. attenuated, tenuous, flimsy, meagre, slender
  6. hollow (as friendship)

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
thanney hanney dhanney
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 17:54