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cleayn (verbal noun cleayney, past participle cleaynit or cleaynt)

  1. to divert, deviate, bank, list, veer, incline
  2. to stoop
  3. to attract, seduce, inveigle
  4. to influence, dispose, induce
  5. to decoy
  6. to distort
  7. to draw off, recede
  8. to tend (as garden)
  9. to circumvent


Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cleayn chleayn gleayn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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