fys

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fis, fius ‎(the act of finding out or ascertaining; knowledge, information; that which is known; knowledge), from Proto-Celtic *wissu- (compare Welsh gwys ‎(summons)) from Proto-Indo-European *wid-tu-, which is derived from *weyd- ‎(know, see).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. knowledge
    Cha nel fys ayds ny ayms.‎ ― Neither you nor I know.
    Cha nel fys aym c'raad ta mee.‎ ― I don't know where I am.
  2. information

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fys ys vys
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • fis, fius” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fys

  1. Soft mutation of bys.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bys fys mys unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.