jiass

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dess (right-hand; south; right, just; convenient, agreeable), from Proto-Celtic *dexswos, from Proto-Indo-European *deḱswo-, from *deḱs- (right-hand side). Cognate with Irish deas and Scottish Gaelic deas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jiass m (genitive singular jiass, no plural)

  1. south
    • T'eh ceau yn geurey ayns jiass ny Frank.He winters in the south of France.
    • Ardjyn y JiassThe South Polar Regions.
Mutation[edit]
Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
jiass yiass n'yiass
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Adjective[edit]

jiass

  1. south, southern
    Affrickagh JiassSouth African; Southern African
    Kione Jiass y TheihillAntarctica (literally, “Southern Head (or End) of the World”)

See also[edit]