mooir

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Manx[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish muir (compare Irish and Scottish Gaelic muir), from Proto-Celtic *mori (compare Welsh môr), from Proto-Indo-European *móri (compare Latin mare, English mere, German Meer, Dutch meer).

Noun[edit]

mooir f (genitive singular marrey, plural mooiraghyn)

  1. sea
    Er çheer as er mooir.By land and sea.
    Ta'n eeast shoh snaue er eaghtyr ny marrey.These fish swim on the top of the sea.

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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