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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish flechud (rain), from fliuch (wet), from Proto-Celtic *wlikʷos. Synchronically analyzable as fliugh +‎ -ey. Cognate with Irish fliuchadh.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Northern Manx) IPA(key): [flʲaː]
  • (Southern Manx) IPA(key): [flʲaːɣə]

AdjectiveEdit

fliaghey

  1. wet
    Va ram fliaghey jeant riyr.
    It was very wet last night.

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

fliaghey m (genitive singular fliaghee, plural fliaghaghyn)

  1. rain
    Haink ny rollageyn roo erreish da'n fliaghey.The stars came out after the rain.
    Hug y fliaghey yn awin harrish y broogh eck.The rain flooded the river.
    Ta'n fliaghey er n'eayraghey yn aer.The rain has cooled the air.
    Tar stiagh veih'n fliaghey.Come in out of the rain.
  2. rainfall
  3. precipitation

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fliaghey liaghey vliaghey
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.