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ManxEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish dúnaid, dúinid (shuts, closes; blocks, obstructs; joins, clasps; closes, ends).

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

dooin (past ghooin, future independent doonee, verbal noun dooney, past participle dooint)

  1. close, shut

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish dúnn.

PronounEdit

dooin

  1. first-person plural of da
    to us
    Cur er ash dooin bannaghtyn ny marrey.Restore to us the blessings of the sea.
    S'beg y fastee hug ny biljyn shen dooin.Those trees afforded us but little shelter.

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dooin ghooin nooin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.