gorrym

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish gorm (blue), from Proto-Celtic *gurmos, of uncertain (possibly non-Indo-European) origin.[1]. Cognate with Welsh gwrm (dusky).

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*gurmo-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 169