guilley

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gilla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

guilley m ‎(genitive singular [please provide], plural guillyn)

  1. boy, lad
    Guilley veen!
    My dear boy!
    She guilley aghtal eh.
    The boy has capabilities.
    Va guilley er my veealloo.
    A boy was before me.
    Va'n guilley çhing ass myghin.
    The boy was dreadfully sick.
  2. (young male) servant, caddie, page, usher
    Cha row eh agh ny guilley oc.
    He was a mere tool in their hands.
    Ren eh guilley jeem.
    He made a tool of me.

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
guilley ghuilley nguilley
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.