ushtey

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish uisce, from Proto-Celtic *udenskyos, from Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ushtey m ‎(genitive singular ushtey, plural ushtaghyn)

  1. water
    Chasherickee eh yn ushtey.‎ ― He blessed the water.
    Laa er meshtey, laa er ushtey.‎ ― A day of boozing, a day on water.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • uisce” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.