seihll

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish saegul, from Latin saeculum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seːl/, /sɯːl/, /siːl/

Noun[edit]

seihll m (genitive ?, plural seihill)

  1. lifetime
    • Cha naik mee rieau y lhied ayns ooilley'n seihll aym. I never saw the like in my lifetime.
  2. world
    • Hug eh seose y Seihll. He relinquished the world.
    • Eshyn as argid echey t'eh stiurey yn seihll. He who has money commands the world.

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
seihll heihll
after "yn", teihll
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.