lhean

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lethan, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlitanos (broad) (compare Welsh llydan, Cornish and Breton ledan).

Adjective[edit]

lhean

  1. wide, broad
    • Cha row rea lhean lheeah rieau roauyr.
      • A wide grey ram was never fat.
    • T'ee lhean-oghrishagh.
      • She is broad-bosomed.
    • Ta beeal ny purtey lhean.
      • The harbour entrance is wide.
    • Ta dreeym lhean er.
      • He has a broad back.
    • Ta oght lhean echey.
      • It has a wide cut.
  2. broad (accent)
    • Ta Baarle lhean echey.
      • He has a regional English accent.