See also: ben oil

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish banamail, from Old Irish ben (woman).

AdjectiveEdit

benoil

  1. ladylike, womanly, womanlike, wifely
  2. (derogatory) womanish, effeminate

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
benoil venoil menoil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.