bannaght

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bennacht (benediction, blessing), a borrowing from Latin benedictiō.

Noun[edit]

bannaght f (genitive singular bannaght, plural bannaghtyn)

  1. blessing
    Cur er ash dooin bannaghtyn ny marrey.
    Restore to us the blessings of the sea.
  2. greeting
    Hug mee bannaghtyn da.
    I sent him greetings.
  3. farewell
    bannaght ayd/eu/lhiatfarewell, cheerio, adieu
    slane bannaghtvalediction
    Bannaght y chur er.Take one's leave.
  4. compliments
  5. salute
    bannaght injillagheydip
    (of flag)

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bannaght vannaght mannaght
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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