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Manx

 (măngks)
adj.
Of or relating to the Isle of Man or its people, language, or culture.
n. pl. Manx
1. (used with a pl. verb) The people of the Isle of Man.
2. The extinct Goidelic language of the Manx.
3. A domestic cat of a tailless breed that originated on the Isle of Man, having either a short or long coat.

[Alteration of Old Norse *Mansk, from Mon, Man-, Isle of Man.]

Manx

(mæŋks)
adj
1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Isle of Man, its inhabitants, their language, or their dialect of English
2. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Isle of Man, its inhabitants, their language, or their dialect of English
3. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Isle of Man, its inhabitants, their language, or their dialect of English
n
4. (Languages) a language of the Isle of Man, belonging to the N Celtic branch of the Indo-European family and closely related to Scottish Gaelic
5. (Peoples) (functioning as plural) the people of the Isle of Man
[C16: earlier Maniske, from Scandinavian, from Mana Isle of Man + -iske -ish]

Manx

(mæŋks)

n.
1. (used with a pl. v.) the inhabitants of the Isle of Man.
2. the extinct Celtic language of the Isle of Man, closely related to Irish and Scottish Gaelic.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to the Isle of Man, its inhabitants, or their language.
[1565–75; variant of Manisk(e) < Old Norse manskr of the Isle of Man =Man + -skr -ish1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Manx - the ancient Gaelic formerly spoken on the Isle of Man; the language is sometimes used on ceremonial occasions
Erse, Gaelic, Goidelic - any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
2.Manx - a short-haired tailless breed of cat believed to originate on the Isle of ManManx - a short-haired tailless breed of cat believed to originate on the Isle of Man
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
Adj.1.Manx - of or relating to the Isle of Man or its inhabitants or their languageManx - of or relating to the Isle of Man or its inhabitants or their language; "the Manx fishing industry"; "there are few Manx speakers alive today"
Translations
manxManx-Gälisch
manksi
mannoismanxois
manx
manx

Manx

[mæŋks]
A. ADJde la Isla de Man
B. N
1. (Ling) → lengua f de la Isla de Man
2. the Manx (= people) → los nativos de la Isla de Man
C. CPD Manx cat N gato rabón de pelo corto

Manx

[ˈmæŋks] adj (from the Isle of Man)mannois(e), de l'île de Man

Manx

adjder Insel Man
n (Ling) → Manx nt

Manx

:
Manx cat
nManx-Katze f (stummelschwänzige Katze)
Manxman
n pl <-men> → Bewohner mder Insel Man
Manxwoman
n pl <-women> → Bewohnerin fder Insel Man

Manx

[mæŋks] adjdell'isola di Man
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The Isle of Man has paid a poignant tribute to one of its most famous Manxmen Robin Gibb CBE today (Wednesday).
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On Thursday, the Isle of Man s to the polls and expat Manxmen h the right to vote are heading for the nd to make their decisions.