skian

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish scíathán, from scíath, from Proto-Celtic *skeito- (compare Welsh ysgwydd (shoulder)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skian f (genitive skian, plural skianyn)

  1. (anatomy) wing
    • Ta'n eean bwoalley ny skianyn echey.
      • The bird is beating its wings.

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