kayt

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Manx[edit]

Kayt

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish catt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kayt m

  1. cat
    • Cha nel reamys da kayt dy ghaunsin ayn.
      • There is no room in it to swing a cat.
    • T'eh cha breagagh as ta'n kayt cha braddagh.
      • He is as much a liar as the cat is a thief.
    • Ta'n kayt heose 'sy villey.
      • The cat is still up the tree.
    • Tra vees yn kayt mooie bee ny lughee daunsin.
      • When the cat is away the mice will play.

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
kayt chayt gayt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived terms[edit]