eeym

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish, from Proto-Celtic *emban- (compare Welsh ymenyn), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃engʷen- (compare Latin unguen (grease), Old High German ancho (butter)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [iːᵇm] invalid IPA characters (ᵇ)

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.