beggan

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish becán m (a little, small quantity) (compare Irish beagán, Scottish Gaelic beagan); synchronically, beg (small) +‎ -an

Noun[edit]

beggan m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. a little bit

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beggan veggan meggan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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