famman

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish femm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

famman m (genitive famman, plural fammanyn)

  1. (anatomy) tail
    • Ayns Mannin ynrican ta kiyt gyn famman ry gheddyn. Tailless cats are peculiar to Mann.
    • Va'n famman 'sy ghoal echey. It had its tail between its legs.
  2. appendage
  3. tail end
  4. queue
    • Famman y yannoo çheu mooie jeh'n thie jalloo. Line up for the cinema.
    • jerrey y famman, the back of the queue

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
famman amman vamman
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.