sniaghtey

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish snechta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sniaghtey m (genitive sniaghtee, plural sniaghtaghyn)

  1. snow
    Heid y gheay y sniaghtey ayns sheebey noi'n cleigh. ― The wind blew the snow against the hedge.
    Huitt y sniaghtey roauyr. ― The snow fell thick.
    T'eh ceau sniaghtey dy trome. ― It is snowing hard.
    Ta ny raaidjyn glen erreish da'n sniaghtey. ― The roads are clear after the snow.

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sniaghtey niaghtey
after "yn", tniaghtey
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.