See also: áitt

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish aitt.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aitt (comparative aittey)

  1. funny, queer, droll, quaint, curious
    Cre'n smooinaght aitt.What a funny idea.
    She fer aitt eh.He's a queer body.
    Ta shen red aitt.That's a curious thing.
    Va shen skeeal aitt.That was a funny story.

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aitt

  1. pleasant, agreeable
  2. strange, unusual

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: ait
  • Manx: aitt
  • Scottish Gaelic: ait

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
aitt unchanged n-aitt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.