moghrey

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mochrád, a corruption of mochtráth (early hour) (compare Scottish Gaelic mochthrath), from moch (early) + tráth (hour, period, time).

Noun[edit]

moghrey m (genitive singular moghree, plural moghreeyn)

  1. morning
    Cha nel mee aym pene moghrey jiu.I am not feeling quite the thing this morning.
    Moghrey mie! / Moghrey dhyt!Good morning!
    Ta mee goll ny quail dagh moghrey as t'ee çheet my whail.I meet her every morning and she meets me.
    Va mee loayrt rish er y çhellvane moghrey jiu.I was on to him on the phone this morning.
    Va'n moghrey kiune as aalin.The morning was calm and fair.

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
moghrey voghrey unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • moch” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.