moir

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish máthir, from Proto-Celtic *mātīr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moir f (genitive mayrey, plural moiraghyn)

  1. mother
    • S'blah ennal ny mayrey.
      • Warm as the mother's breath.

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • ayr (father)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
moir voir unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.