gorrym

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gorm (blue), from Welsh gwrm (dusky), from gorsmo-, root gor, warm ("warm colour"), as in Gaelic gar (Stokes). Alternatively, the Welsh term could be from Old English wurma (purple), from Proto-Indo-European *wrmi- (worm), from Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to turn, bend).

Adjective[edit]

gorrym

  1. blue
  2. black (skin colour)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gorrym ghorrym ngorrym
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.