eeym

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish, from Proto-Celtic *emban- (compare Welsh ymenyn), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃engʷen- (compare Latin unguen (grease), Old High German ancho (butter)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eeym f (genitive eeymey, plural eeymyn)

  1. butter
    • Cha nel eeym ayn.
      • There isn't any butter.
    • Sheeyn hym yn eeym.
      • Pass me the butter.
    • T'eh ny s'buiggey na eeym.
      • It is softer than butter.
    • Tayrn dy keyl er yn eeym.
      • Go easy with the butter.