bochilley

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish búachaill (cowherd), from Proto-Celtic *bou-kʷoljo- (herdsman), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷōu-kʷol-, from *gʷōus (“cow”) + *kʷel (“to revolve, move around, sojourn”).

Noun[edit]

bochilley m (genitive bochillagh, plural bochillyn)

  1. shepherd
  2. herdsman

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bochilley vochilley mochilley
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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