See also: chimney and chymney


Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish timne (command, precept, will, testament), verbal noun of do·immna (commits, entrusts, bequeaths, enjoins, commands).


çhymney m (genitive singular çhymnee, plural çhymnaghyn)

  1. (law) will, testament
    Te ny share dy ve cooinit ayns padjer dooinney mie na dy ve, cooinit ayns çhymney dooinney berçhagh.
    Better to be remembered in the prayer of a good man than in the will of a rich man.
  2. bequeathing
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.


çhymney m (genitive singular çhymney, no plural)

  1. verbal noun of çhymnee


Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
çhymney hymney jymney
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.