See also: Ceau

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish caithid; compare Gaulish cateia (projectile) and Irish caith Scottish Gaelic caith.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /cæu/

VerbEdit

ceau (verbal noun ceau, past participle ceaut or ceauit)

  1. to wear
  2. to consume
    1. to smoke (tobacco)
      V'ee ceau thombaacey.She was smoking.
  3. to spend
  4. to throw, toss
  5. to rain, snow, etc.
    T'eh ceau sniaghtey.It is snowing.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

ceau m (genitive singular ceau, plural ceauyn or ceaughyn)

  1. verbal noun of ceau
  2. wearing
  3. consumption
    1. smoking (tobacco)
  4. spending, passing
  5. throw, throwing

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceau cheau geau
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived termsEdit