lhong

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish long.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lhong f (genitive lhuingey, plural lhongyn)

  1. ship, vessel
    C'raad va ynnyd ny lhong ec y vunlaa? ― What was the ship's position at noon?
    Gys Doolish va'n lhong goll. ― The ship was destined for Douglas.
    Hie y lhong fo ayns Baie Ghoolish. ― The ship went down in Douglas Bay.
    Va'n lhong er ny insh dy ve ayns Doolish. ― The vessel was reported in Douglas.