noun the Celtic language formerly spoken in the Isle of Man, still used for some ceremonial purposes.
adjective relating to the Isle of Man or its people or language.
Manxman noun (plural Manxmen).
Manxwoman noun (plural Manxwomen).
from ON, from Old Ir. Manu 'Isle of Man' + -skr (equivalent of -ish1).

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  • Manx — (/mangks/, IPA /ˈmæŋk …   Wikipedia

  • Manx (EP) — Manx Extended Play von Maeckes Veröff …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Manx — bezeichnet die Bewohner der Isle of Man in der irischen See, siehe Manx (Volk) die gälische Sprache der Insel Man, siehe Manx (Sprache) eine schwanzlose Hauskatzenrasse, siehe Manx (Katze) ein Rennmotorradmodell des englischen Herstellers Norton …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Manx — Manx, a. Of or pertaining to the Isle of Man, or its inhabitants; as, the Manx language. [1913 Webster] {Manx shearwater} . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manx —   [mæȖks],    1) die Bewohner der Insel Man.    2) Manxgälisch, einheimische Bezeichnung Gaelk [ gilk], die heute ausgestorbene keltische Sprache der Insel Man. Aus dem Gemeingälischen (Gälisch) gliederte sich im 10. 13. Jahrhundert das… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Manx — [maŋks] adj. [by metathesis < obs. Maniske < ON * manskr < Man , inflectional base of Mǫn, Isle of Man < Celt name, as in Welsh Manau, OIr Manu] of the Isle of Man or its people, language, or culture n. 1. the Celtic language formerly …   English World dictionary

  • Manx — Manx, prop. n. The language of the inhabitants of the Isle of Man, a dialect of the Celtic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manx — puede referirse a: Habitantes de la Isla de Man u otras cosas pertenecientes a ella. El idioma manés. Gato Manx, una raza de gato doméstico. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste aquí a… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Manx — [mæŋks] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: From an unrecorded Old Norse manskr, from Mana Isle of Man ] from or relating to the Isle of Man or its people ▪ the Manx government …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Manx — 1798, earlier Manks (1620s), metathesized from Maniske (1570s) of the Isle of Man, from O.N. *manskr, from Man (from O.Ir. Manu Isle of Man ) + suffix iskr ish. Manx cat, without a tail, first attested 1843 …   Etymology dictionary

  • manx — manx; manx·man; …   English syllables

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