feeagh

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Manx[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish fïach.

Noun[edit]

feeagh m (genitive singular fiee or fee, plural fee)

  1. raven; crake
    Cur meer da'n feeagh as hig eh reesht.
    Give the raven a bit and he'll come again.
    Myr s'doo yn feeagh yiow eh sheshey.
    As black as the raven is he'll find a mate.
    Ta fys ny fee echey.
    He has the knowledge of the ravens.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish fíach (debt).

Noun[edit]

feeagh m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. claim, debt
  2. value, worth

Adjective[edit]

feeagh

  1. worthwhile
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Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feeagh eeagh veeagh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • fiach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 1 fíach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.