Manx


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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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"
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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
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Manx

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

[mæŋks] adjdell'isola di Man
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References in classic literature ?
Old Manx Sailor I wonder whether those jolly lads bethink them of what they are dancing over.
He's drowned with the rest on 'em, last night, said the old Manx sailor standing behind them; I heard; all of ye heard their spirits.
NORTH motorcycle racers stormed the Manx Grand Prix (MGP) podium last week as the Isle of Man TT's sister event roared into life.
THE Isle of Man has beckoned once more for some of Shropshire's finest racers, this time as the Classic TT and Manx GP return.
There has been a dramatic boost in the numbers of Manx shearwater, puffins and guillemots 15 years after a project to remove rats from Lundy, in the Bristol Channel, ended.
The RSPB said the population of seabirds on Lundy has tripled to 21,000 birds, with the Manx shearwater population growing from 297 pairs to 5,504 and puffins increasing from just 13 birds to 375.
23 April 2019 - Isle of Man-based communications solutions provider Manx Telecom plc (AIM: MANX) has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Synapse Consulting Ltd.
LOUGHBOROUGH motoribike ace Jimmy Buchanan has unveiled his racing programme for 2018 with a starting place confirmed on the grid for the Manx GP in August.
Summary: The Manx rider, who won the opening stage of last year's race, hit the deck shortly after the start from Madinat Zayed
Stephen Norris A Kirkcudbright fishing industry boss has warned of potentially devastating impacts on jobs if a new Manx scallop regulation remains in place.
Barry Evans, from Dulas on the north east coast between Moelfre and Amlwch, competed at the annual road races on Ellan Vannin's Manx Grand Prix circuit.