eeym

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish imb (compare Irish im, Scottish Gaelic ìm), from Proto-Celtic *emban- (compare Welsh ymenyn), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃éngʷn̥ (compare Latin unguen (grease), Old High German ancho (butter)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eeym f (genitive singular eeymey or eeymmey, plural eeymyn)

  1. butter
    Cha nel eeym ayn.
    There isn't any butter.
    Sheeyn hym yn eeym.
    Pass me the butter.
    T’eh ny s’buiggey na eeym.
    It is softer than butter.
    Tayrn dy keyl er yn eeym.
    Go easy with the butter.