twoaie

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Manx[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish túaid. Cognate with Irish thuaidh.

Adjective[edit]

twoaie

  1. north, northern

Noun[edit]

twoaie f (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. north
    Geay hwoaie t’ayn.
    The wind is in the north.
    Heeyn yn clane twoaie jeh’n ellan roin.
    The whole north of the island lay before us.
    Ta ny sleityn sheeyney magh lesh y twoaie.
    The hills sweep away to the north.
    Ta’n snaid dy kinjagh sheeyney lesh yn twoaie.
    The needle always points north.
    Ta’n uinnag jeeaghyn lesh y twoaie.
    The window faces north.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

twoaie f (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. caution, circumspection, vigilance
    • Cur twoaie da.
      • Be cautious of it.
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Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
twoaie hwoaie dwoaie
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.