twoaie

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Manx[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish túaid.

Adjective[edit]

twoaie

  1. north, northern

Noun[edit]

twoaie f

  1. north
    • Geay hwoaie t'ayn.
      • The wind is in the north.
    • Heeyn yn clane twoaie jeh'n ellan roin.
      • The whole north of the island lay before us.
    • Ta ny sleityn sheeyney magh lesh y twoaie.
      • The hills sweep away to the north.
    • Ta'n snaid dy kinjagh sheeyney lesh yn twoaie.
      • The needle always points north.
    • Ta'n uinnag jeeaghyn lesh y twoaie.
      • The window faces north.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

twoaie f

  1. caution, circumspection, vigilance
    • Cur twoaie da.
      • Be cautious of it.
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