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.