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ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tengae, from Proto-Celtic *tangʷāt-, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s ‎(tongue, speech, language).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

çhengey f ‎(genitive singular çhengey, plural çhengaghyn)

  1. language, speech
    • 2003, Carn, Celtic League, Vol. 118-132
      Son Bretyn, va Jeremy Turner credjal dy lajer dy vel ellyn ny aght niartal ry hoi aavioghey çhengey.
      For Wales, Jeremy Turner believed strongly that art is a powerful method for reviving a language.
  2. (anatomy) tongue

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
çhengey hengey jengey
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • tengae” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
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