balloo

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish balb.

Adjective[edit]

balloo (comparative balloo)

  1. silent, dumb
    Eshyn hoiggys çhaghter balloo she dooinney creeney eh.He who understands a dumb messenger is a wise man.
  2. tongue-tied

Noun[edit]

balloo m (genitive singular balloo, plural beilloo)

  1. person who is dumb (unable to speak)

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
balloo valloo malloo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.