mooar

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mór.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /muːr/, /muːɹ̝/, /muːə̯/, /muː/

Adjective[edit]

mooar

  1. big, great, grand, heavy, powerful, extravagant
    • Bee argid mooar ass.
      • It will bring in big money.
    • By haittin mooar lhiam fakin ee reesht.
      • It would afford me great pleasure to see her again.
    • Cha nel eh lieh cho mooar as shen.
      • He is not half so big as that.
    • Daag eh sluight mooar ny yei.
      • He left a large posterity behind.
    • Diu eh ooilley lesh slug mooar.
      • He drank it at a draught (literally, with a big swallow).

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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