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aspit
noun: {{gv-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) alternative form of aspick
ayd etymology From Old Irish ocut. pronunciation
  • [ɛd]
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (informal) form of 2nd person singular at you
beeal etymology From Old Irish bél (compare Scottish Gaelic beul, Irish béal), from Proto-Celtic *wewlos (compare Welsh gwefl, Cornish gwevel).{{R:ine:Matasovic2009|419}} pronunciation
  • /ˈbiəl/
noun: {{gv-noun}}
  1. (anatomy) mouth
  2. muzzle
  3. flue
  4. outlet
  5. orifice
  6. crater
  7. rim
  8. approach
  9. passage
mutation: {{gv mut cons}}
benoil etymology From Old Irish banamail, from ben.
adjective: {{head}}
  1. ladylike, womanly, womanlike, wifely
  2. (pejorative) womanish, effeminate
mutation: {{gv mut cons}}
dhyt
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. inflection of da to you
    • exampleBea as slaynt dhyt! Life and health to you!
dhyts etymology dhyt + s
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. inflection of da to you
    • exampleDhyts y tombaacey shoh. This tobacco is for you.
    • exampleNagh cummey dhyts! It's none of your business!
hood
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (informal) form of 2nd person singular to you
hoods etymology hood + s
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. form of 2nd person singular with you (informal)
jeed
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (informal) form of 2nd person singular of you
kys t'ou Alternative forms: kanys t'ou?
phrase: {{head}}
  1. (informal, singular) how are you?
related terms:
  • kys ta shiu?
lhiat
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (informal) form of 2nd person singular with you Dy n'irree y bayr lhiat! May the road rise with you!
lhiats etymology lhiat + s
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. form of 2nd person singular with you (informal)
    your(s)
    • Lhiats eh shoh? S'lhiams eh. Is this yours? Yes.
    • Lhiats ny paitçhyn shen? Are those your children?
mayrts etymology mayrt + s
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. form of 2nd person singular with you (informal)
oo etymology From Old Irish , from Proto-Celtic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂ 〈*túh₂〉.
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. you (singular)
orts etymology ort + s
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. form of 2nd person singular on you (informal)
    • Orts yn loght. The fault lies with you.
    • Ta accrys orts as orroosyn. You and they are hungry.
voyd
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (informal) form of 2nd person singular from you

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