roie

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Manx[edit]

Verb[edit]

roie (past participle roit)

  1. to run, race, scurry, bolt, dart
  2. to run (metaphor)
    • Ta ny sleityn roie shiar as sheear.
      • The mountains run from east to west.
  3. to burst
  4. to flow
    • Ta'n awin roie stiagh 'sy logh.
      • The river empties into the lake.
  5. to slip
  6. to smuggle

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

roie m (genitive roie, plural roiaghyn)

  1. Verbal noun of roie.
  2. running, sprinting, charging (as animals, humans), flying
  3. (military) full retreat
  4. smuggling
  5. flowing

Noun[edit]

roie m (genitive roie, plural roieyn)

  1. Verbal noun of roie.
  2. run

Adjective[edit]

roie

  1. shooting (as pain)
  2. cursive
  3. draught (ale)