dooney

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From doon +‎ -ey; historically from Old Irish dúnad. Cognate with Irish dúnadh and Scottish Gaelic dùnadh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dooney m

  1. verbal noun of doon, dooin
  2. shutting, closing
  3. enclosing, confining
  4. securing
  5. confinement
    • Dooney ayns ny barrackynConfinement to barracks.