twoaieagh

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Manx[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From twoaie (north, northern) +‎ -agh.

Noun[edit]

twoaieagh m (genitive singular twoaieagh, plural twoaieaghyn)

  1. northerner, northsider, northern Manx person
    T'ee ny twoaieagh.She's a northern Manx person.

Etymology 2[edit]

From twoaie (caution, circumspection, vigilance) +‎ -agh.

Adjective[edit]

twoaieagh

  1. vigilant, wary, apprehensive, circumspect, careful, cautious
    T'eh twoaieagh dy vel gaue ayn.He is apprehensive of danger.
    T'eh twoaieagh.He's on his guard.
    Ta mee feer twoaieagh.I am very apprehensive.
    Antonym: neuhwoaieagh
Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
twoaieagh hwoaieagh dwoaieagh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.