çhenney

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish teine, from Proto-Celtic *teɸnets ‎(fire) (compare Breton and Cornish tan, Welsh tân).

Noun[edit]

çhenney m ‎(genitive singular çhenney, plural çhentyn)

  1. fire
  2. (weather) lightning
  3. (pathology) rickets

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
çhenney henney jenney
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • 1 teine” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.