-ey

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English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ey

  1. Alternative form of -y.
  2. Alternative form of -ie.
  3. Old Norse suffix for placenames meaning "island", like in Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney or Surtsey (see ey).

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish -ad (compare Irish -adh).

Suffix[edit]

-ey

  1. regular verbal noun ending
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Derived terms[edit]