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From Old Irish capall.



cabbyl m (genitive singular cabbil, plural cabbil)

  1. horse
    Dy bee son Juan veagh y cabbyl 've marroo nish.Only for John the horse would be dead now.
    Hug eh punt er cabbyl.He bet a pound on a horse.
    Ren y cabbyl ratçhal roish.The horse burst into a gallop.
    Share çhyndaa cabbil ayns mean ny h-aah na goll er vaih.Better to change horses in mid ford than to drown.
    Ta'n cabbyl gymmyltey 'sy vagher.The horse is rolling in the field.

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Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cabbyl chabbyl gabbyl
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.