lhong

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish long.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /loŋ/, [loᵍŋ] invalid IPA characters (ᵍ)

Noun[edit]

lhong f (genitive singular lhuingey, plural lhongyn)

  1. ship, vessel
    C'raad va ynnyd ny lhong ec y vunlaa?What was the ship's position at noon?
    Gys Doolish va'n lhong goll.The ship was destined for Douglas.
    Hie y lhong fo ayns Baie Ghoolish.The ship went down in Douglas Bay.
    Va'n lhong er ny insh dy ve ayns Doolish.The vessel was reported in Douglas.