çhellvane

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a nativized borrowing of English telephone.

Noun[edit]

çhellvane m (genitive singular çhellvaney, plural çhellvaneyn)

  1. telephone
    Row peiagh erbee er y çhellvane?Has anyone called on the telephone?
    T'ad gymmyrkey ylleeyn çhellvane.They carry telephone calls.
    T'ou goll er shirrey er y çhellvane.You are wanted on the telephone.

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
çhellvane hellvane jellvane
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.