ceau

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish caithid; compare Gaulish cateia (projectile) and Irish caith Scottish Gaelic caith.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /cæu/

Verb[edit]

ceau (verbal noun ceau, past participle ceaut or ceauit)

  1. to wear
  2. to consume
    1. to smoke (tobacco)
      V'ee ceau thombaacey.She was smoking.
  3. to spend
  4. to throw, toss
  5. to rain, snow, etc.
    T'eh ceau sniaghtey.It is snowing.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ceau m (genitive singular ceau, plural ceauyn or ceaughyn)

  1. verbal noun of ceau
  2. wearing
  3. consumption
    1. smoking (tobacco)
  4. spending, passing
  5. throw, throwing

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceau cheau geau
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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