ManxEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish síl (seed).

NounEdit

sheel m (genitive singular sheel, plural sheelyn)

  1. (botany) seed, pip, oats
  2. (cytology) sperm, spunk
  3. issue, offspring, lineage
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish silid.

VerbEdit

sheel (verbal noun sheeley, past participle sheelit)

  1. drip, trickle, dribble, seep, ooze, flow, run, gravitate
  2. percolate, leach, distil, extract, refine, instill, strain (off), filter, clear (of liquid), clarify (honey), drain
  3. (medicine) discharge, weep (of sore)
  4. draw (off)
  5. soil (as milk)
  6. gutter (of candle)
Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sheel heel
after "yn", çheel
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.