ommidan

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ammatán. Cognate with Irish amadán.

Noun[edit]

ommidan

  1. fool
    Er lhieusyn dy vel eh ny ommidan.
    They regard him as a fool.
    Ta turneyryn gaase roauyr er pingyn yn ommidan.
    Lawyers grow fat on the pennies of fools.
  2. idiot
    T’eh ny slane ommidan!
    He’s a perfect idiot!

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