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have (possess) ec: She has an enchanting voice and a vivid imagination - Ta coraa obbee eck as sheiltynys bioyr. JJK idiom; echey: Send that poor man a little bread and meat, so that he may have something to eat - Cur hug y dooinney boght shen kuse veg d'arran as feill, dy vod red ennagh dy ee ve echey. JJK idiom; oc: Have they a table-cloth? - Vel aanrit-boayrd oc? JJK idiom; eu: Have you got any money? - Vel veg dy argid eu? JJK idiom; ain: Have we any glasses? - Vel glessyn erbee ain? JJK idiom; aym: Have I not a carriage? - Nagh vel carriads aym? JJK idiom; ayd: You have some butter - Ta eeym ayd. JJK idiom; eck

is t': He is exceedingly angry - T'eh corree ass towse. JJK idiom; ta: Gold is yellow - Ta airh buigh. JJK idiom; (interrog.) vel: Is dinner ready? - Vel jinnair aarloo? JJK idiom; (emph.) she: He is an Englishman - She Sostnagh eh. JJK idiom; (interrog.) nee: Is that your pen? - Nee shen y penn ayd? JJK idiom

her (pron) eck: What is her complaint? - Cre'n doghan t'eck? JJK idiom; (emph.) ecksh: My sister will give me hers - Ver my huyr y fer ecksh dou. JJK idiom; ee: Perhaps we shall see her to-morrow - Foddee dy vaikmayd ee mairagh. JJK idiom; e: She died the day after her marriage - Hooar ee baase yn laa lurg e poosey. JJK idiom; ee hene: She has hidden herself behind the arbour - T'ee er n'ollaghey ee hene cooyl y waag-gharey. JJK idiom; (emph.) ish

love1 (v.) cur graih da, graihaghey; ennoilid, ennoilys; goall, kynn; shynney: Whom do you love most? - Quoi smoo shynney lhiat? JJK idiom; graihagh: I love him with all my heart - Ta mee graihagh er lesh ooilley my chree. JJK idiom; graih: My love to your children - My ghraih da ny lhiennoo eu. JJK idiom; shynney lesh: I love my father - Shynney lhiam m'ayr. JJK idiom

my aym: I shall have done my exercise in less than ten minutes - Bee my roortys jeant aym ayns ny sloo na jeih minnidyn. JJK idiom; ayms: It's past four by my watch - Te lurg kiare liorish yn ooreyder ayms. JJK idiom; lhiam; lhiams: It's mine, yours, his, hers, ours, yours, theirs - T'ee lhiams, lhiats, leshyn, lheeish, lhienyn, lhiuish, lhieusyn. JJK idiom; my: My dear brother - My vraar veen. JJK idiom

you (pron) oo: Why haven't you sent me my shoes? - Cre'n oyr nagh vel oo er chur hym my vraagyn? JJK idiom; shiu: You have always been very sympathetic - Ta shiu er ve co-ennaghtagh dy-kinjagh. JJK idiom; (emph.) shiuish: I'm a whole head taller than you - Ta mish slane kione ny s'lhiurey na shiuish. JJK idiom; uss: Thou art my rock and my fortress - She uss my chreg as my ghoon. JJK idiom

your (pron) dt', dty: Your cousins speak French very well - Ta dty gheiney-vooinjerey loayrt Frangish feer vie. JJK idiom; ayd: Is that your pen? - Nee shen y penn ayd? JJK idiom; eu: Your brother is a doctor, isn't he? - Ta'n braar eu ny er-lhee, nagh vel? JJK idiom; nyn: Have you changed your money? - Vel shiu er chaghlaa nyn argid? JJK idiom

can (n.) curn, curneen; stainnaghey, stainney; (v.) fod, jarg; (interrog.) nod: Can you tell me what time it is? - Nod shiu gra rhym yn traa? JJK idiom; vod: How can you go out in such weather? - Kys vod shiu goll magh ayns lheid yn earish? JJK idiom; foddee: God lays on you no burden greater than you can bear - Cha vel Jee cur ort errey ny smoo na foddee oo ymmyrkey. JJK idiom; oddys: How can he be so cruel? - Kys oddys eh ve cha dewil? JJK idiom

to me hym, hyms, hyms: Send them to me without delay - Cur hym ad fegooish cumrail. JJK idiom; rhym, rhyms, rhym's: Can you tell me what time it is? - Nod shiu gra rhym yn traa? JJK idiom; (emph.) dooys: He appeared to me to be thinner than ever - V'eh jeeaghyn dooys dy ve ny shangey na rieau. JJK idiom; dou: Give it to me, or else send it to him - Cur dou eh, er-nonney cur huggey eh. JJK idiom

after3 (time) er-giyn; erreish: Having been in France - Erreish ve ayns y Rank. JJK idiom; erreish da; lurg: After tearing it up, he stamped on it - Lurg raipey eh, stamp eh er. JJK idiom; (ny) yei: I'll practice on the piano after him - Cliaghtym er y phiano ny yei. JJK idiom

are t': They are living a cat and dog life - T'ad beaghey bwoalley er kayt as bwoalley er moddey. JJK idiom; ta: These boys are accusing one another - Ta ny guillyn shoh cassid er e cheilley. JJK idiom; (interrog.) vel: Are there any coals in the scuttle? - Vel geayll erbee ayns y chruick? JJK idiom

at once (adv.) er y chooyl: You ought to answer at once - Lhisagh shiu freggyrt er-y-chooyl. JJK idiom; kiart nish; ec keayrt; chelleeragh: You will have to come down at once - Shegin diu cheet neose chelleeragh. JJK idiom; ec y traa cheddin: Don't all speak at once - Ny loayr ooilley ec y traa cheddin. JJK idiom

call1 cowree; eam: Call your companions - Eam er nyn sheshaghyn. JJK idiom; eamagh: I call you to witness - Ta mee g'eamagh erriu ooilley dy ymmyrkey feanish. JJK idiom; yllagh; yllee: Call me early - Yllee orrym dy-moghey. JJK idiom; eie, êie

children (npl.) cloan; lhiennoo: My love to your children - My ghraih da ny lhiennoo eu. JJK idiom; scollagyn; paitchyn: Dress the children as quickly as possible - Cur mysh ny paitchyn cha tappee as oddys shiu. JJK idiom; oikanyn; ponniaryn: I want the children to be obedient - Saillym ny ponniaryn dy ve biallagh. JJK idiom

come1 cheet: Let him come, I'm ready now - Lhig da cheet, ta me aarloo nish. JJK idiom; (impv) tar, tarr: Come and see my father's house - Tar as jeeagh ec thie my ayrey. JJK idiom; trooid: Come a little closer - Trooid red beg ny sniessey. JJK idiom

directly (adj.) dy jeeragh: We must go down directly - Shegin dooin goll sheese dy-jeeragh. JJK idiom; (ny) sheyn: I'm going to get up directly - Irreeym ny sheyn. JJK idiom; er-y-chooyl: Not yet, but she's going to get up directly - Cha nel foast, agh troggee ee urree er-y-chooyl. JJK idiom

everybody dagh ooilley pheiagh; dagh ooilley phersoon: Everybody has his faults - Ta dy-chooilley phersoon as e oiljyn echey. JJK idiom; cagh: Everybody is speaking of this new discovery - Ta cagh loayrt mysh yn feddyn-magh noa shoh. JJK idiom; ooilley: It becomes us to be polite to everybody - Te cheet jesh dooin dy ve cooyrtoil da ooilley. JJK idiom

first (yn) chied: You have been the first to come to see us - Ta shiu yn chied phersoon dy chur shilley orrin. JJK idiom; kied; toshiagh: I had considerable trouble at first - Va mooarane boirey aym ec y toshiaght. JJK idiom; (suf.) -toshee; hoshiaght: First the house was burnt and then the church - Hoshiaght va'n thie loshtit as eisht yn cheeill. JJK idiom

hide follaghey; follaghtyn, keiltyn; keill: Go and hide behind the door - Immee as keil cooyl y dorrys. JJK idiom; follee: Don't hide my pen - Ny follee my phenn. JJK idiom; (n.) crackan; sheh: One must take the horns with the hide - Shegin goaill ny eairkyn marish y cheh. JJK idiom; oayll

his (pron) da; echey, echeysyn: His father was a nobleman - She dooinney-ooasle va'n ayr echey. JJK idiom; e: His house is very fine inside - Ta e hie feer stoamey cheusthie. JJK idiom; lesh: It's mine, yours, his, hers, ours, yours, theirs - T'ee lhiams, lhiats, leshyn, lheeish, lhienyn, lhiuish, lhieusyn. JJK idiom

ill (adj., adv.) aslane, aslayntagh, doghanagh, doogh, lag, moal, sie; drogh: It's an ill wind that blows nobody good - She drogh gheay nagh sheid mie da pagh ennagh. JJK idiom; ching: She is dangerously ill - T'ee ching dy-danjeyragh. JJK idiom; olk: He speaks ill of nobody - Cha nel eh loayrt dy-olk mysh pagh erbee. JJK idiom

keep cummal: Mine doesn't keep good time - Cha nel yn fer ayms cummal traa mie. JJK idiom; freayll; freaylley; freill; jannoo; tashtey; tastey; cruinnee; reaillys; (to); (dy) reayll: Wit is folly unless a wise man has it to keep - Ta keeall ommijys ny slooid ny t'ee ec dooinney creeney dy reayll. JJK idiom; (to); (dy) vreill: I hope you will keep your promise - Ta mee jerkal dy vreill shiu nyn ghialdyn. JJK idiom; (to); (dy) vochillaght; (to); (dy) hashtey; (n.) shamyr lajer

know (v.) ennys; gennaghtyn; nione, nhione: Do you know the child with the blue eye? - Nhione diu yn lhiannoo ta sooillyn gorrym echey. JJK idiom; fys ec: I can't say anything that you do not already know - Cha n'oddym gra veg, nagh vel fys hannah ayd. JJK idiom; shione: I know it pretty well - Shione dou eh feer vie. JJK idiom; toig; shoyl; fys ec er: Therefore he knoweth their works - Shen-y-fa ta fys echey er nyn obbraghyn Bible; cur enney er: knowing that it was the Lord. - cur enney er dy nee eh van Chiarn Bible

light1 1 (adj.) eddrym: Light soil - Thalloo eddrym. DF idiom; 2 (v.) foaddey; 3 gillid; 4 glonney; 5 lampey; 6 leayrtys; 7 (n.) londeyr; 8 (n.) lonnyr; 9 (n.) lossan; 10 lossey: Light up - Soilshaghey y lossey. DF idiom; 11 soilshagh; 12 soilshaghey; 13 (n.) soilshey: We have electric light - Ta soilshey electragh ain. JJK idiom a sollys; 14 (n.) uinnag; 15 (n.) ray-sollys; 16 soilshee: Light me to my room - Soilshee mee gys my hamyr. JJK idiom; 17 (v.) foad: Don't light the fire yet - Ny foad yn aile foast. JJK idiom; 18 eddrymee; 19 neu-hrome

little1 beggan; cooid y veggan; kuse beg: A little ham - Kuse beg dy yskid? JJK idiom; kuse veg: They must have a little more wine - Shegin ve kuse veg dy feeyn oc. JJK idiom; loo; myn-; veggan: A big head with little wit and a little head without any at all - Kione mooar er y veggan cheilley as kione beg gyn veg edyr. JJK idiom; beggey, veggey

met veeit; (ny) whail: I met your brother at the back of the church - Haink mee ny whail dty vraar cooyl y cheeill. JJK idiom; (y) quail: The lady whom I met inquired after you - Yn ven-seyr haink mee ny quail, denee ee my dty chione. JJK idiom; (nyn) guail: It's quite an age since we met last - Cha nel shin er jeet nyn guail rish foddey. JJK idiom

much kuse vooar; lane: Shouldn't we have much pleasure? - Nagh beagh lane taitnys ain? JJK idiom; monney: Have you lost much money? - Vel shiu er choayl monney argid? JJK idiom; mooaran; mooarane: With much pleasure - Lesh mooarane taitnys. JJK idiom; mooarrane; niart; ram; weight: And Edom came out against him with much people - As haink Edom magh n'oï lesh weight sleih Bible

of the y: He fell down from the roof of the house - Huitt eh sheese veih mullagh y thie. JJK idiom; ny: He'll doubtless be punished according to he law of the land - Gyn dooyt bee eh kerrit coardail rish leigh ny cheerey. JJK idiom; yn: Learning is the stately clothing of the rich man and the riches of the poor man - Ta ynsagh coamrey stoamey yn dooinney berchagh as berchys yn boght. JJK idiom

open1 foshil: Open the window - Foshil yn uinnag. JJK idiom; foshley; reurit; foshlit: He had his mouth and eyes open - Va e veeal as e hooillyn foshlit echey. JJK idiom; fosley: Will you open the door? - Jean shiu fosley yn dorrys? JJK idiom; soilshaghey; gyn eirkey, gyn kiangle

out ass: Out of the frying pan into the fire - Ass y phanney ayns yn aile. JJK idiom; magh: I shall go out before he comes back - He'm magh my jig eh er-ash. JJK idiom; mooie: It's not quite out - Cha nel eh dy-slane mooie. JJK idiom

present aaragh; chebbal er; gioot; giootal er; kioneenee; kionefenish; toyrtys: Mr B has made me a present of a very bad book - Ta Mnr B er chur myr toyrtys dou lioar feer olk. JJK idiom; cur: Present my respects to your aunt - Cur m'arrym da nyn naunt. JJK idiom; ayn: He's the most eloquent orator of the present day - T'eh yn oraatagh ny s'jesh-focklee jeh'n laa t'ayn jiu. JJK idiom

smoke cur jaagh, jaaghey; toghtaney: He likes to smoke a clay pipe - S'laik lesh toghtaney poib-craie. JJK idiom; toght; toghan: He enjoys a good smoke - T'eh goaill soylley jeh toghtan mie. JJK idiom; jaagh: The smoke had blackened the ceiling - Ta'n jaagh er ghooaghey yn farvoalley. JJK idiom

soon (adv.) dy gerrid: She'll be coming soon - Bee ee cheet dy-gerrid. JJK idiom; dy leah: I hope I shall soon see you again - Ta mee treishteil dy vaikym shiu dy-leah reesht. JJK idiom; leah: Soon ripe soon rotten - Leah appee leah loau. JJK idiom

strike builley; bwoaillys; bwoalley: The clock will strike presently - Nee yn clag bwoalley ny sheyn. JJK idiom; feddyn; labbal; lhieggey; spooghey; stholk; stholkey; troa; dy woalley; strugey; bwoaillee: It will soon strike three - Bwoaillee eh tree dy-gerrid. JJK idiom; bwoaill: Don't strike the dog - Ny bwoaill yn moddey. JJK idiom; bwoailley

tell (v.) ginsh; insh: I can't tell you exactly - Cha n'oddym insh diu dy-kiart. JJK idiom; inshys; earroo; abbyr: Tell your sister that this will do her good - Abbyr rish yn chuyr eu dy jean shoh mie jee. JJK idiom; gra: Can you tell me what time it is? - Nod shiu gra rhym yn traa? JJK idiom

that (pron) shen: That's a good one - Ta shen fer mie. JJK idiom; shid: I don't like that child; therefore I shall not allow him to play with my son - Cha laik lhiam y lhiannoo shid; shen y fa cha lhigym da cloie rish my vac. JJK idiom; dy: I quite admit that he is cleverer than I am - Ta mee dy-slane goaill-rish dy vel eh ny s'aghtaley na mish. JJK idiom

the y: Has the shoemaker mended my shoes? - Vel y greasee er charraghey my vraaraghyn. JJK idiom; ny: The servants go to church in turn - Ta ny sharvaantyn goll dys y cheeill ayns shayll. JJK idiom; yn: The stepfather - Yn lhiass-ayr. JJK idiom

to2 (motion) dy: I will do my best to meet your kind wishes - N'eem my chooid share y yannoo dy huittym stiagh lesh nyn yeearreeyn kenjal. JJK idiom; dys: Don't go to the left - Ny immee dys y cheu toshtal. JJK idiom; gys: To whom are you writing? - Quoi gys t'ou screeu? JJK idiom; hug

to him da: I was sitting next to him - Va mee my hoie ny sniessey da. JJK idiom; dasyn; huggey: She writes to him every day - T'ee screeu huggey dagh laa. JJK idiom; huggeysyn; rish: I shall speak to him about the matter - Loayrym rish mychione yn chooish shen. JJK idiom

try eab, feysht; eabbey: Thank you, I'll try to learn it in less time - Gura mie eu, eabym dy ynsagh eh ayns ny sloo dy hraa. JJK idiom; fidraghtyn; tryal; shirrey; (impv) prow: Try them, if you please - Prow ad, my sailliu. JJK idiom; prowal: Will you allow me to try it? - Jean shiu lhiggey dou prowal eh? JJK idiom

use1 (v.) jannoo ymmyd jeh: Use cold water - Jean ymmyd jeh ushtey feayr. JJK idiom; taaghey; (n.) ymmyd: Because it will be of great use to you - Er y fa dy bee eh jeh ymmyd mooar dhyt. JJK idiom; cliaghtey: Don't use any ceremony with me - Ny shass er cliaghtey er my hons. JJK idiom; er son foays

why2 (interrog.) Cre'n oyr: Why should you think so? - Cre'n oyr smooinagh shiu myr shen? JJK idiom; cammah; cre fa: Why don't you offer her some? - Cre'n fa nagh vel oo arral veg urree? JJK idiom; cre hon: Since you know it, why do you ask me? - Myr ta fys ayd, cre hon t'ou fenaght jeem? JJK idiom

without1 (prep.) gyn eie er; fegooish: It is better to go to bed without supper than to rise in debt - Share goll dy lhie fegooish shibber na g'irree ayns lhiastynys. JJK idiom; dyn, gyn: She went away without seeing anybody - Hie ee roee dyn jeeaghyn pagh erbee. JJK idiom; cheumooie, mooie: This church isn't very striking outside - Cha nel y cheeill shoh feer yindyssagh cheumooie. JJK idiom

with you lhiat; lieriu, lhiu; (emph.) lieriuish, lhiuish; mayrt: Will you stay here, till I can go out with you? - Jean oo tannaghtyn aynshoh, dys oddym goll magh mayrt? JJK idiom; meriu, mêriu: I shall be with you in a minute - Bee'm meriu ayns minnid. JJK idiom; (emph.) mayrts, mayrt's; (emph.) meriuish; er nyn son eu: I do not use any ceremony with you - Cha nel mee shassoo er cliaghtey er nyn son eu. JJK idiom

yet (adv.) foast: This child hasn't been baptised yet - Cha nel y lhiannoo shoh er ve bashtit foast. JJK idiom; foastagh; ny-yeih: Yet I don't think I'm the first who has observed it - Ny yeih cha nel mee smooinaghtyn dy vel mish yn chied phersoon t'er n'ghoaill tastey jeh. JJK idiom; agh: I was yet a child - Cha row mee agh paitchey. JJK idiom

able (adj.) cummeydagh; fondagh: I don't know, but I think you'll be able to get some at C- - Cha saym, agh ta mee smooinaghtyn dy vod oo geddyn paart ec C-. JJK idiom He was able to speak Manx - Oddagh eh loayrt Gaelg. DF idiom Before I was able - Roish my doddin. DF idiom; (v.) jargal: Still, I hope you will be able to make a good breakfast - Foast, ta mee treishteil dy bee shiu jargal dy vrishey yn trostey eu dy-mie. JJK idiom Were you able to do that? - Row shiu jargal shen y yannoo? DF idiom; abyl: You are able - T'ou abyl. DF idiom; foddee: You are able - Foddee oo. DF idiom I think he'll be able to do that, and even more, without the least difficulty - Er lhiam dy vod eh jannoo shen, as eer ny smoo, fegooish yn doilleeid sloo. JJK idiom

electragh electric: Ayns y thie ainyn ta aileyn gas as electragh ain. JJK; electrical: Ta soilshey electragh ain. JJK

giar carve: Giar yn eill. JJK; cut: Gow arrey nagh giar shiu mee. JJK

gleashit affected: Va m'ayr gleashit dy-dowin. JJK; moved, stirred: Va m'ayr gleashit dy-dowin. JJK; motorized: Daawheeyl gleashit. DF

about (prep.) mygeayrt, mooish; mysh: It's about ten minutes to two - Te mysh jeih minnidyn dys jees. JJK idiom; (to) er chee; mychione: I shall speak to him about the matter - Loayrym rish mychione yn chooish shen. JJK idiom

air1 (n.) cheerey, loayrt mychione; aer: The rain has cooled the air - Ta'n fliaghey er veayraghey yn aer. JJK idiom; (v.) aeral, cur 'sy gheay; chirmee: Air the sheets - Chirmee ny brelleeinyn. JJK idiom

am ta: I am much obliged to him for remembering me - Ta mee lane kianlt booise da son cooinaghtyn mee. JJK idiom; (interrog.) vel; nagh vel: Am I not at home? - Nagh vel mee ec y thie? JJK idiom

answer1 (n., v.) freggyrt: You ought to answer at once - Lhisagh shiu freggyrt er-y-chooyl. JJK idiom; (v.) cur ansoor da, gansoor; (n.) ansoor: The servant went away without waiting for an answer - Hie yn sharvaant roish dyn fuirragh rish ansoor. JJK idiom

be1 (v.) bee: Be civil towards everybody - Bee beasagh da ooilley. JJK idiom; bee-jee; She; ve, 've: Be that as it may, I've made up my mind - Foddee shen y ve, agh ta m'aigney jeant magh. JJK idiom

bill3 (n.) (account) screeuyn coontee: She hadn't paid the bill, had she? - Cha row ee er n'eeck yn coontey, row? JJK idiom; coontey: We should pay our bill - Lhisagh shin eeck nyn goontey. JJK idiom

boiled broieit: These beans have been badly boiled - Ta ny poanraghyn shoh er ve broit dy-holk. JJK idiom; cloieit; broit: These beans have been badly boiled - Ta ny poanraghyn shoh er ve broit dy-holk. JJK idiom; vroie

brush (n.) skeaban: Whose brush is this? - Quoi s'lesh y skeaban shoh? JJK idiom; (v.) skeabey: You have to brush your clothes - Shegin diu skeabey nyn eaddeeyn. JJK idiom

butter (v.) cur eeym er; (n.) eem: Butter is sold at tenpence a pound - Ta eem creckit ec jeih pingyn yn punt. JJK idiom; eeym: You have some butter - Ta eeym ayd. JJK idiom

buy1 (v.) chionnys; kionnaghey; kionnee: You'll buy a cake - Kionnee shiu berreen. JJK idiom; (n.) kionneeaght; kionnagh: To buy a pig in a poke - Kionnagh muc ayns poagey. JJK idiom

care arrey: Take care not to cut me - Gow arrey nagh giar shiu mee. JJK idiom; boirey; currym; imnea; kiarail: He'll take care of me - Gowee eh kiarail jeem. JJK idiom; (v.) jannoo imnea

child1 (n.) lhiannoo: A burnt child dreads the fire - Ta lhiannoo scoaldit goaill aggle roishyn aile. JJK idiom; paitchey: I was yet a child - Cha row mee agh paitchey. JJK idiom; ponnair

clean1 (adv.) dy bollagh; (adj.) glen: New brooms sweep clean - Ta skeabyn noa skeabey glen. JJK idiom; (v.) glenney: Clean thy shoes - Glen dty vraagyn. JJK idiom

cloudy (adj.) bodjallagh: The weather is cloudy - Ta'n emshir bodjallagh. JJK idiom; mooirjeenagh: We may have some showers, for the sky is getting cloudy - Foddee ve frassyn ain, son ta'n aer jeeaghyn mooirjeenagh. JJK idiom; neuheelit

cold feayght; feayr: I fear we shall have cold weather after this - Ta aggle orrym dy bee emshir feayr ain ny lurg shoh. JJK idiom; feayraght; mughane: She has a bad cold - Ta mughane olk eck. JJK idiom

companions (npl.) sheshee; co-heshaghyn; cumraagyn: Your companions are behind you - Ta ny cumraagyn eu nyn jei. JJK idiom; sheshaghyn: Call your companions - Eam er nyn sheshaghyn. JJK idiom

daughter (n.) inneen: Permit me to introduce my daughter - Lhig dou cur er enney diu my inneen. JJK idiom; 'neen: My daughter has got some - Ta paart ec my neen. JJK idiom

deep diunid: That river is twenty feet deep - Ta'n awin feed trie er diunid. JJK idiom; trome; dowiney; dowin: The snow lies very deep - Ta'n sniaghtey ny lhie feer dowin. JJK idiom

do1 (n.) giense, yannoo; (v.) jannoo: That's the best thing you can do - Shen y red share oddys shiu jannoo. JJK idiom; nee; cur rish; (impv) jean: Do good with all thy might - Jean mie lesh ooilley dty niart. JJK idiom

drawing (n.) caslys; jalloo; jallooaght; linneeaght; (v.) tayrn: Winter is drawing near - Ta'n geurey tayrn er-gerrey. JJK idiom; caslyssagh: Don't shake the table while she's drawing - Ny crie yn boayrd choud's t'ee caslyssagh. JJK idiom

eating ee: Shameful leavings are worse than scandalous eating - Ta fooillagh naareydagh ny smessey na ee scammyltagh. JJK idiom; gee: I'm eating some fruit - Ta mee g'ee mess. JJK idiom

eggs (npl.) oohyn: Shall we say, then, coffee, eggs, ham? - Eisht jirmayd caffee, oohyn, yskid? JJK idiom; ooyn: Counting the chickens before the eggs are hatched - Coontey ny hein roish ta ny hooyn guirt. JJK idiom

fair1 (adj.) aalin: Fair is that woman! - S'aalin y ven shen! JJK idiom; stoamey; bane, glen, mie; cairagh, cossyllagh, dy corrym, jonnick; (n.) margey: Our annual fair will be to-morrow fortnight - Bee nyn margey bleeanagh kegeesh mairagh. JJK idiom; preaban

fall (n.) bout, lhargagh; (v.) ceau; lhieggal; lhieggey: Pride will have a fall - Yiow moyrn lhieggey. JJK idiom; tuittym: To fall into a snare - Tuittym ayns ribbey. JJK idiom; tuitt; (to); (dy) huittym

feet (npl.) cassyn: She fell down at his feet - Huitt ee sheese ec ny cassyn echey. JJK idiom; trieyn: He is six feet tall - T'eh shey trieyn er lhiurid. JJK idiom; trieghyn

fond (adj.) graihagh, keainal, ommidagh; shynney lesh: They are fond of long walks - Shynney lhieu walkalyn liauyrey. JJK idiom; s'mian lesh: My sister is very fond of cherries - S'mian lesh my huyr shillishyn. JJK idiom

French (n., adj.) Frangagh: She dresses in the French fashion - T'ee cur moee 'syn oash Rangagh. JJK idiom; (npl.) (The); (Ny) Frangee; (npl.) Mooinjey ny Frank; (n.) Frangish: Your cousins speak French very well - Ta dty gheiney-vooinjerey loayrt Frangish feer vie. JJK idiom

fresh1 (adj.) geyraghey; (pref.) far-; oor: How fresh everything looks - Cre cha oor as ta dy-chooilley red jeeaghyn. JJK idiom; noa: He's waiting for fresh instructions - T'eh fuirragh rish saraghyn noa. JJK idiom

generally (adv.) cadjinagh; dy chadjin: What time do you generally dine? - Cre'n traa ta shiu geddyn jinnair dy-cadjin? JJK idiom; dy cliaghtagh: He generally keeps good hours - T'eh dy-cliaghtagh cummal ooryn mie. JJK idiom

gentle (n.) crooag; koynrit; (adj.) meein; meen: His words are gentle and insinuating - Ta e ghoan meen as brynnyragh. JJK idiom; mial; meeley: A gentle fire makes sweet malt - Ta aile meeley jannoo braih millish. JJK idiom

give1 coyrt: Silence gives consent - Ta tostid coyrt cochoardailys. JJK idiom; cur: Give a piece to the raven and he'll come again - Cur meer da'n feeagh as hig eh reesht. JJK idiom; sheeyney; toyr

goat (n.) goar; goayr: Hadn't you a goat? - Nagh row goayr eu? JJK idiom; goair: Going to the goat's house for wool - Goll gys thie yn goair dy hirrey ollan. JJK idiom

happened (dy) daghyr; (er) daghyrt: You don't know what has happened - Cha s'ayd c'red t'er daghyrt. JJK idiom; haghyr: That happened in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-five - Haghyr shen ayns y vlein hoght keead jeig as feed. JJK idiom

haste (n.) driss, glistyr; siyr: The more the haste the more hindrance - Myr smoo siyr smoo cumrail. JJK idiom; (v.) jannoo siyr: Let us make haste - Lhig dooin jannoo siyr. JJK idiom

heaven (n.) flaunys: Dinner is some peoples heaven - Ta jinnair flaunys da sleih ennagh. JJK idiom; flaunyss; niau: She raised her hands towards heaven - Hrog ee e laueyn hug niau. JJK idiom

here ayns shoh; aynshoh: Here are some very good books - Aynshoh paart dy lioaryn feer vie. JJK idiom; er hoh: Here are some rolls and toast - Er hoh arran-bainney as arran-greddan. JJK idiom

hurry (n.) driss, glistyr, quishan; (v.) jannoo siyr: Quick, make haste: Hurry up! - Jean siyr! JJK idiom; siyr: You're in a great hurry - Ta shiu ayns siyr mooar. JJK idiom; siyraghey

I (pron) mee: Am I not at home? - Nagh vel mee ec y thie? JJK idiom; (emph.) mish: I'm not as learned as he - Cha nel mish cha ynsit as eshyn. JJK idiom

I love shynney lhiam: I love my father - Shynney lhiam m'ayr. JJK idiom; Ta mee graihagh er: I love him with all my heart - Ta mee graihagh er lesh ooilley my chree. JJK idiom

impudent (adj.) beealagh, meenearagh, meeneareydagh, mwannalagh, baaishagh; anchreeney: You had been impudent - Va shiu er ve anchreeney. JJK idiom; daaney: You are as impudent as a white stone - T'ou cha daaney as clagh vane. JJK idiom

invited cuirrit: He has no doubt but that he'll be invited - Cha nel dooyt erbee echey agh dy bee eh cuirrit. JJK idiom; chuir; cuirrey: I've invited my friends - Ta mee er chuirrey my chaarjyn. JJK idiom

jealous (adj.) eadagh, eadoil, eadoilagh, eadolagh; eadolys: There's a great deal of jealousy among authors - Ta mooarane eadolys mastey ughtaryn. JJK idiom; eadaghey, geadaghey: He's jealous of his cousin - T'eh g'eadaghey e ghooinney-mooinjerey. JJK idiom

kind dooghys; dooie: A kind heart is better than a crafty head - Ta cree dooie ny share na kione croutagh. JJK idiom; keint; kynney; sorch: What kind of escapement has it? - Cre'n sorch dy headan t'echey? JJK idiom

late1 anmagh: It's beginning to grow late - Te g'aase anmagh. JJK idiom; dy anmagh: I don't like going to bed late - Cha laik lhiam goll dy lhie dy-anmagh. JJK idiom; (adj., adv.) jeianagh; roud

laughs (v.) gearey: The merry man laughs - Ta'n dooinney gennal gearey. JJK idiom; ghearys: He who laughs to-day may weep tomorrow - Eshyn ghearys jiu oddys keayney mairagh. JJK idiom

lazy (adj.) drollaneagh; lhiastey: You were somewhat lazy - Va shiu paart beg liastey. JJK idiom; litcheragh: You're rather lazy - T'ou paart litcheragh. JJK idiom

lend (v.) cur er eeasaght; eeassagh, geeasagh: He'll lend it to us - Nee eh eeasagh dooin eh. JJK idiom; eeassaghey, yeeassaghey; geeasaght; eeasee: Lend me it - Eeasee dou eh. JJK idiom

let (n.) lhiettalys; (v.) (da) lhig, lhiggal: Let him load the cart - Lhig da laadey yn cart. JJK idiom; lhiggey: You've let the fire go out - Ta shiu er lhiggey da'n aile goll magh. JJK idiom; soiaghey; cur ergooyl

look1 geeck; jeeagh: Look at your watch - Jeeagh er yn ooreyder eu. JJK idiom; jeeaghyn: Let them look for a house - Lhig daue jeeaghyn son thie. JJK idiom; shilley; yeeaghys

look for (v.) shirrey son; farkiaght; shir: Look for your book - Shir son yn lioar eu. JJK idiom; jeeaghyn son: Let them look for a house - Lhig daue jeeaghyn son thie. JJK idiom

make1 jannoo: Gold and silver cannot make men happy - Cha nod airh as argid jannoo deiney maynrey. JJK idiom; jantys; keint; kiartaghey; slanaghey; (y) yannoo: He can do that without me - Foddee eh shen y yannoo m'egooish. JJK idiom

Manx1 (n.) Gaelg, Gailck: I don't speak much Manx - Cha nel mee taggloo monney Gaelg. JJK idiom; (n.) Manninish; (Yn) Ghaelg; (n., adj.) Manninagh: Yes, I read it in a Manx newspaper - Ren, lhaih mee eh ayns pabyr Manninagh. JJK idiom; (adj.) Gaelgagh

map (n.) caslys cheerey: Have you finished your map? - Vel oo er chur jerrey er dty chaslys-cheerey? JJK idiom; kaart cheerey: Have you finished your map? - Vel oo er chur jerrey er dty chaart-cheerey? JJK idiom; (v.) jannoo caslys cheerey

might (n.) cummaght; lajerys; niart: Might means right - Ta niart erskyn kiart. JJK idiom; niartallys; treanid; trostid; (v.) oddagh: You might have bought it cheaper - Oddagh oo er gionnaghey eh ny s'neugheyr. JJK idiom

most (yn) chooid smoo: They waste most of their time - T'ad jummal yn chooid smoo jeh'n traa oc. JJK idiom; moo; shlee; smoo: He who catches most will have most - Eshyn smoo hayrys smoo vees echey. JJK idiom

never (adv.) chioee; rieau: Never was dog more faithful - Cha row rieau moddey cha firrinagh. JJK idiom; dy bragh: He said he'd never forgive me - Dooyrt eh nagh leihagh eh dy-bragh mee. JJK idiom; dy bra

not (adv.) cha: I am not at home - Cha nel mee ec y thie. JJK idiom; nagh: Was I not ready to do it? - Nagh row mee aarloo dy yannoo eh? JJK idiom; ny

of dy: Will they have a glass of wine? - Bee gless dy feeyn oc? JJK idiom; jeh: I don't like any of these books - Cha laik lhiam veg jeh ny lioaryn shoh. JJK idiom; ny; voish

offered arrit, heb; chebbit: Offered wares were never good - Cha row rieau cooid chebbit mie. JJK idiom; d'arr: She offered me a seat in her carriage - D'arr ee dou soiag ayns e carriads. JJK idiom

of me jee'm; jeem: He'll take care of me - Gowee eh kiarail jeem. JJK idiom; jeem's; my my chione: Were you speaking of me? - Row shiu loayrt my my chione. JJK idiom

only (adj., adv.) ynrican: You will be the only ones there - Bee shiu ny feallagh ynrican aynshen. JJK idiom; unrick, ynrycan, ynrickan; agh: I have only two - Cha nel agh jees aym. JJK idiom

pretty (adj.) breagh, bwoyagh; bwaagh: The garden is looking very pretty now - Ta'n garey jeeaghyn feer waagh nish. JJK idiom; aalin: He has two pretty children - Ta daa lhiannoo aalin echey. JJK idiom

pupil (n.) doltey; ynseydagh: I had been his pupil for a long time - Va mee er ve e ynseydagh rish foddey. JJK idiom; scoillar; schoillar: She has been a good pupil - T'ee er ve ny schoillar vie. JJK idiom

put1 (v.) chur; cur-jee; cur: Put a few shavings on top - Cur paart dy lockerskeeagh er. JJK idiom; hug: Where did you put my letter? - C'raad hug shiu my lettyr? JJK idiom

sea (n.) faarkey; Juan Gorrym; keayn: The whole fleet is at sea - Ta'n slane flod er y cheayn. JJK idiom; mooir: Is the sea not calm enough? - Nagh vel y vooir kiune dy-liooar? JJK idiom; cheayn; muir; (the); (yn) aarkey; (gen.) marrey

shall nee: I shall sell my dog - Creckym my voddey. JJK idiom; bee: I shall have some boiled meat - Bee feill-vroit aym. JJK idiom

sing (v.) cronnaney, kiaulley; kiaulleeagh: Doesn't he sing pretty well? - Nagh vel eh kiaulleeagh feer vie? JJK idiom; goaill arrane: Let us sing more loudly - Lhig dooin goaill arrane ny s'yrjey. JJK idiom

sold chreck: They sold our cows - Chreck ad nyn ollagh. JJK idiom; creckit: Eggs are sold at tenpence a dozen - Ta oohyn creckit ec jeih pingyn yn dussan. JJK idiom; er ny creck

some ennagh, kuse; cooid; shiartance, shiartanse; shiartanse dy: Not for some days - Cha nel rish shiartanse dy laghyn. JJK idiom; paart: My daughter has got some - Ta paart ec my neen. JJK idiom

son (n.) mac: I didn't think your son was so tall - Cha ren mee smooinaghtyn dy row nyn mac cha liauyr. JJK idiom; vac: Is his son quite blind? - Vel e vac dy-slane doal? JJK idiom

stone (n.) clagh: A rolling stone gathers no moss - Cha nel clagh rolley chaglym keynnagh erbee. JJK idiom; liack, goayl; (v.) claghey, cur clagh er; (gen.) cloaie: Hunger breaks through stone walls - Brishee accyrys trooid boallaghyn cloaie. JJK idiom

study (n.) halley studeyrys, shamyr studeyrys; (v.) jannoo studeyrys er; scoillarys, studeyrys; ynsagh: You talk more than you study - Ta shiu taggloo ny smoo na gynsagh. JJK idiom; ynsee: Study your lessons - Ynsee nyn lessoonyn. JJK idiom

summer (v.) ceau yn sourey: I shall spend the summer in Port Erin - Ceauym yn sourey ayns Purt Chiarn. JJK idiom; (n.) sourey: One swallow does not make a summer - Cha jean un gollan-geayee sourey. JJK idiom

take1 (v.) goaill: I would not like to trouble you - Cha b'laik lhiam boirey shiu JJK idiom; troggal; gow: Take off thy cap - Gow jeed dty edd. JJK idiom; trog-jee

talk1 beealeraght; caaynt; loayrt: There's nothing to talk about - Cha nel veg dy loayrt mysh. JJK idiom; pleateil; taggloo: You talk more than you study - Ta shiu taggloo ny smoo na gynsagh. JJK idiom

their (pron) nyn: They lost their way in a very dense forest - Chaill ad nyn raad ayns keyll feer dorraghey. JJK idiom; oc: They waste most of their time - T'ad jummal yn chooid smoo jeh'n traa oc. JJK idiom

think smooinagh: One might think he was mad - Smooinagh fer dy row eh keoi. JJK idiom; smooinaghey; smooinaght; smooinaghtyn: I think we shall - Ta mee smooinaghtyn dy bee. JJK idiom

This is She shoh; T'eh shoh: Give me some of that ink, this is bad - Cur dou paart jeh'n doo shen, t'eh shoh olk. JJK idiom; Shoh: This is my kitchen garden - Shoh my gharey-losseree. JJK idiom

thou (pron) oo: Thou hast not been generous - Cha nel oo er ve feoilt. JJK idiom; uss: Thou art my rock and my fortress - She uss my chreg as my ghoon. JJK idiom

time am, em; earish, emshyr, emshir, lhing, tammylt; traa: Time is short: Eternity is long - S'giare traa: S'foddey beaynid. JJK idiom; keayrt: I'll stay longer next time - Tanneeym ny sodjey yn keayrt sniessey. JJK idiom; (v.) towse

to1 (prep.) da; rish, rishyn: Give everyone his due - Cur da ooilley nyn gair. JJK idiom Treat a fool according to his folly - Dell rish ommidan coardail rish e ommijys. JJK idiom; raad; dy

too (adv.) foast, myrgeddin, ro; (pref.) ro-; neesht: Please cut my hair, too - Giar m'olt neesht, my sailliu. JJK idiom; chammah: My friend is yours too - Ta'n carrey ayms chammah euish. JJK idiom

truth (n.) feerid, firrin, jerriuid, ynrickys; feer; firrinys: Truth is great and will prevail - Ta firrinys mooar as gowee eh niart. JJK idiom; firriney; irriney: Are you telling me the truth? - Vel shiuish g'insh dou yn irriney? JJK idiom

very well (adv.) slane vie; feer vie: I'm very well indeed - Ta mee feer vie dy-jarroo. JJK idiom; dy mie: Yes, I remember it very well - S'cooin lhiam dy-mie eh. JJK idiom

walk1 (n.) cosheeaght, immeeaght, walk; (v.) shooyl, shooyll: We can walk there - Fodmayd shooyl dys shen. JJK idiom; walkal: It's only half-an-hour's walk - Cha nel eh agh walkal lieh-oor. JJK idiom; (impv) immee, shooill, shooyl-jee

we (pron) shin: We were not there - Cha row shin ayns shen. JJK idiom We'll carry that ourselves - Ymmyrkmayd shen shin-hene. JJK idiom; (emph.) shinyn; mainyn; mayd, mayds; (emph.) maydjyn

weather (n.) earish: The weather is like spring - Ta'n earish goll-rish yn arragh. JJK idiom; emshir: It's bad weather - Ta emshir olk ayn. JJK idiom; emshyr; (v.) ceau, cur fo

week (n.) shiaghtin: He has been a week on his journey - T'eh er ve shiaghtyn er e yurnaa. JJK idiom; (yn) chiaghtyn: My guardian will arrive next week - Hig my oaseir yn chiaghtyn shoh cheet. JJK idiom

weep1 coe: If custom beget not custom, custom will weep - Mannagh vow cliaghtey cliaghtey, nee cliaghtey coe. JJK idiom; keayney: He who laughs to-day may weep tomorrow - Eshyn ghearys jiu oddys keayney mairagh. JJK idiom

while choud: Make hay while the sun shines - Jean traagh choud as ta'n ghrian soilshean. JJK idiom; chouds: Don't shake the table while she's drawing - Ny crie yn boayrd choud's t'ee caslyssagh. JJK idiom; gresh; tammylt; tra; gerrid

white1 bane: A white waistcoat will suit you - Nee vest bane cheet jesh jiu. JJK idiom; vane: You are as impudent as a white stone - T'ou cha daaney as clagh vane. JJK idiom; baney; banee; gial

wide er lheead: This linen is one yard wide - Ta'n aanrit shoh un stundayrt er lheead. JJK idiom; feayn; lhean: Are you wide awake? - Vel shiu lhean dooisht? JJK idiom

will give ver: My sister will give me hers - Ver my huyr y fer ecksh dou. JJK idiom; (interrog.) der: Will you give me your sister's address? - Der shiu dou ynnyd-vaghee nyn shuyr? JJK idiom

willingly (adv.) (dy) arryltagh: I'll willingly go there, if you wish - He'm dys shen dy-arryltagh, my sailt JJK idiom; (dy) harryltagh; jeh yoin, jeh yioin; lesh taitnys: Most willingly. - Lesh y taitnys smoo JJK idiom

with (prep.) lesh: With much pleasure - Lesh mooarane taitnys. JJK idiom; marish, mârish: His brother has just arrived with his sister - Ta e vraar er roshtyn marish e huyr. JJK idiom

work1 (v.) labraghey; gobbragh; obbraghey: Let us work well to-day - Lhig dooin gobbraghey dy-mie jiu. JJK idiom; (n.) laboraght; obbyr: Work without request is work without thanks - Obbyr dyn shirrey, obbyr dyn booise. JJK idiom

yard (n.) close; cooyrt: He has passed through the yard - T'eh er n'gholl trooid yn chooyrt. JJK idiom; stundayrt: The lace is worth half-a-crown a yard - Ta'n laatchey feeagh lieh-chrooin yn stundayrt. JJK idiom

yours ayds; lhiats, lhiat's: It's mine, yours, his, hers, ours, yours, theirs - T'ee lhiams, lhiats, leshyn, lheeish, lhienyn, lhiuish, lhieusyn. JJK idiom; lhieuish; euish: My friend is yours too - Ta'n carrey ayms chammah euish. JJK idiom

yourself (pron) oo hene: You ought to have done it yourself - Lhisagh oo er n'yannoo eh oo-hene. JJK idiom; shiu hene: You should behave yourself - Lhisagh shiu g'aghtey shiu-hene. JJK idiom; (emph.) shiuish; (emph.) uss

address1 (v.) cur hug; (n.) oraid; enmys: Now I've only the address to write - Cha nel aym agh yn enmys dy screeu nish. JJK idiom; ynnyd-vaghee: Will you give me your sister's address? - Der shiu dou ynnyd-vaghee nyn shuyr? JJK idiom

after you dty lurg; dty yei, dty yeï: I shall drink after you - Iuym dty yei. JJK idiom; nyn yei; my dty chione: The lady whom I met inquired after you - Yn ven-seyr haink mee ny quail, denee ee my dty chione. JJK idiom

also (adv.) myrchaagh; myrgeddin: I'm very fond of our orchard, its verdure is so beautiful, its shade so pleasant, its fruit is also excellent - Shynney mooar lhiam nyn ooylagh, ta e eayney cha aalin, e scaa cha taitnyssagh, ta e vess myrgeddin feer vie. JJK idiom; neesht: Please send some also to my brother, who lives at the Union Mills - Cur paart gys my vraar neesht my sailt, t'eh baghey ec Mwyllin Doo-aah. JJK idiom; (emph.) neeshtagh; myr-chaagh

back1 cooyllagh, dreeym, ergooyl, back; (v.) cur niart da; er-ash: We shall soon be back again - Beemayd dy-leah er-ash. JJK idiom; cooyl: I met your brother at the back of the church - Haink mee ny whail dty vraar cooyl y cheeill. JJK idiom

badly (adv.) dy donney; dy holk: These beans have been badly boiled - Ta ny poanraghyn shoh er ve broit dy-holk. JJK idiom; dy sie; feer olk: You have been playing the fiddle very badly for some days - T'ou er ve cloie yn viol feer olk rish laa ny ghaa. JJK idiom

bear1 (v.) brey, gymmyrkey, surranse, ymmyrk; ymmyrkey: God lays on you no burden greater than you can bear - Cha vel Jee cur ort errey ny smoo na foddee oo ymmyrkey. JJK idiom; (to); (dy) nymmyrk; (to); (dy) hurral: They and their children have much to bear - Ta mooarane ocsyn as ec nyn baitchyn dy hurral. JJK idiom; surrys, hroggys; (n.) bear, clameyder, maghouin, muc-awin, mucawin; ceau

beg (v.) caayney; guee er: I beg you not to go so far - Ta mee guee ort dyn dy gholl choud. JJK idiom; jeirkal; shirrey jeirk; hirr; shooyl ny dhieyn; (to); (dy) chaayney; shirrey: I beg your pardon - Ta mee shirrey yn phardoon eu. JJK idiom

behind1 cheu chooylloo, cheu-chooyl, cheu-heear, ergooyl, sheear, er y chooyl; (ny) chooyl; jei: Your companions are behind you - Ta ny cumraagyn eu nyn jei. JJK idiom; cooyl: She has hidden herself behind the arbour - T'ee er n'ollaghey ee hene cooyl y waag-gharey. JJK idiom

both chammah; jees; (ny) neesht; nyn neesht; nyn yees; chammagh; dagh: To burn the candle at both ends - Lostey yn chainle ec dagh chione. JJK idiom; daa: As soon as war was declared, both armies began to move - Cha leah's va caggey er ny hoilshaghey magh, ghow yn daa armee toshiaght dy ghleashagh. JJK idiom

bought (v.) chionnee: I bought mine very cheap - Chionnee mee yn fer aym feer neugheyr. JJK idiom; kionnit: Bought wit is the best, if it be not bought too dear - Keeal chionnit yn keeal share, mannagh vel ee kionnit ro gheyr. JJK idiom

boys (npl.) guillin; guillyn: Have the boys had any lemonade? - Vel limonaid erbee er ve ec ny guillyn? JJK idiom; scollagyn: The boys are quarrelling about who's to go first - Ta ny scollagyn tuittym magh mysh quoi jeu shegin goll hoshiaght. JJK idiom

break (n.) aash, barney, doarlish, straih, traa cloie, traa seyr; chentyn; (v.) cur fo haart, chraghey, smoashal; (impv) brish; (to); (dy) vrishey: The sun is beginning to break through - Ta'n ghrian goaill toshiaght dy vrishey trooid. JJK idiom; vrish; brishey: I must be up by break of day - Shegin dou ve er my chosh ec brishey'n laa. JJK idiom

cannot cha nod: Gold and silver cannot make men happy - Cha nod airh as argid jannoo deiney maynrey. JJK idiom; cha vod: He who doesn't respect his father cannot be a good man - Eshyn nagh vel cur arrym da e ayr, cha vod eh ve ny ghooinney mie. JJK idiom

charming (adj.) druaightagh, obbee; pishagagh: It's a charming evening - She fastyr pishagagh t'ayn. JJK idiom; stoamey: What a fine river ! Its banks are so charming, its waters so limpid - Cre'n awin stoamey! Ta e brooinyn cha pishagagh, e hushtaghyn cha sullyr. JJK idiom; (n.) buitcheraght, druaightys, obbeeys

close1 breen: It's very close - T'eh feer vreen. JJK idiom; chion: The two houses are close together - Ta'n daa hie chionn cooidjagh. JJK idiom; dooint, dooney; close; dooin; doont; faggys da; gloo; jeigh; jerrey; kione; plooghit; tayrn cooidjagh; faggys

colour1 (n.) brattagh; cullyr: I cannot conceive how he can choose so ugly a colour - Cha noddym sheiltyn kys vod eh reih cullyr cha graney. JJK idiom; daah: He would choose this colour - Reihagh eh yn daah shoh. JJK idiom; (v.) cullyral, cur crackan er, cur daah er, daaghey, daahghey

conceive (v.) gientyn; gennaghtyn; sheiltyn: I cannot conceive how he can choose so ugly a colour - Cha noddym sheiltyn kys vod eh reih cullyr cha graney. JJK idiom; toiggal: I can't conceive how you can sleep so long - Cha nod mee toiggal kys oddys shiu cadley choud. JJK idiom

cut baarey; beam; beamey; buinn; collag; giarreen; giarey, giarrey; grainney; injillaghey; jeeig; oght; slish-woalley; slissey; giareit; vuinn; (to); (dy) ghiarrey; giarit: I must get my hair cut - Shegin dou geddyn m'olt giarit. JJK idiom; giar: Please cut my hair, too - Giar m'olt neesht, my sailliu. JJK idiom

debt feeaghan, feeaghyn: You would pay your debts - Eeckagh shiu nyn veeaghyn. JJK idiom; lhiastanys, lhiastynys: It is better to go to bed without supper than to rise in debt - Share goll dy lhie fegooish shibber na g'irree ayns lhiastynys. JJK idiom; sthangan

doubt (n.) dooyt: He has no doubt but that he'll be invited - Cha nel dooyt erbee echey agh dy bee eh cuirrit. JJK idiom; ourys; imnea; (v.) dooyteil: I don't doubt but that you been the most honoured - Cha nel mee dooyteil agh dy vel shiuish as ny smoo dy onnor er ve currit diu. JJK idiom

duty1 (n.) cair, curmal, jiootee, keesh, obbyr, tailley, feeaghyn; currym: She'll be happy, as long as she does her duty - Bee ee maynrey, choud's t'ee jannoo e currym. JJK idiom; curryms: It's my duty to show that to your father - She my churryms eh jeeaghyn shen da dt'ayr. JJK idiom

everywhere (adv.) dagh ooilley ard; dagh ooilley raad: English is spoken everywhere - Ta Baarle loayrit dy-chooilley raad. JJK idiom; dagh ooilley voayl: Man is everywhere the same - Ta dooinney yn lheid cheddin dy- chooilley raad. JJK idiom; dagh ynnyd; gagh ynnyd; ooilley mygeayrt: The water had got in everywhere - Va'n ushtey er jeet stiagh ooilley mygeayrt. DF idiom

fear aggle: I fear we shall have to pay for it afterwards - Ta aggle orrym dy nhegin dooin eeck er e son ny s'anmee. JJK idiom; (n.) atchim, sgoagh; (v.) goaill aggle roish: Tall though you are, I don't fear you - Ga s'liauyr t'ou, cha nel mee goaill aggle royd. JJK idiom

fill (v.) bolgey; jannoo; lhieeney: Why don't you fill the tumblers? - Cre'n oyr nagh vel shiu lhieeney ny glessyn? JJK idiom; lughtaghey; pronney; saie; lhieen: There are the tumblers, fill them - Er hen ny glessyn, lhieen ad. JJK idiom; lhieen-jee

finished coamrit; cooilleenit; ec kione; jeant; kione er: He had all but finished his work - Va bunnys kione er e obbyr. JJK idiom; jerrey er: I am not finished with history - Cha nel mee er chur jerrey er shennaghys. JJK idiom

for you er-dty-hon, er-nyn-son; lhieuish; nyn gour; diu: Will that be too early for you? - Bee shen ro voghey diu? JJK idiom; riu: Make haste, for he won't wait for you - Jean (shiu) siyr, er-nonney cha dann eh riu. JJK idiom

from (prep.) jeh; maghey; voish, woish: From whom have you most news? - Quoi voish hooar oo yn naight shoh? JJK idiom; trooid; veih: I have just come from their house - Ta mee er jeet veih'n thie oc nish. JJK idiom

give2 (v.) (to); (dy) chur: I beg you to give the subject a moment's consideration - Ta mee guee erriu dy chur da'n chooish geill shallid. JJK idiom; choyrt: When the hand ceases to give, the mouth ceases to praise - Tra scuirrys y laue dy choyrt, scuirrys yn beeal dy voylley. JJK idiom

good mie: I want to go home in good time - Shegin dou goll thie ayns traa mie. JJK idiom; cair, foayroil; mieys; mienys; vie: I hope you are in good health - Ta mee treishteil dy vel shiu ayns slaynt vie. JJK idiom; foays

harm (n.) assee: Some rain will do no harm - Cha jean fliaghey assee erbee. JJK idiom; skielley: He who hatches harm catches harm - Eshyn ghuirrys skielley hayrys skielley. JJK idiom; (v.) jannoo assee da; jannoo skielley; jannoo skielley da: I mean him no harm - Cha nel mee geearree assee y yannoo da. DF idiom

he bock; collagh; eh: He hasn't been there yet - Cha nel eh er ve ayns shen foast. JJK idiom; eh-shen; (emph.) eshyn: He who acknowledges no judge condemns himself - Eshyn nagh gow rish briw erbee t'eh deyrey eh hene. JJK idiom; firryn; firrynagh

high1 ard: Not at all, it's high time to get up - Cha nee edyr, te ard traa dy irree. JJK idiom; gart, gort; ardey; dy ard; er yrjid: This tower is two hundred feet high - Ta'n toor shoh daa cheead hrie er yrjid. JJK idiom

honour (n.) arrym, honor, booie; onnor; stooamid; (v.) onnoraghey, onnorey, ooashley: It is a great honour to me, madam - She onnor vooar eh dou, Venainstyr. JJK idiom; cur arrym da; cur onnor da: What have they done in honour of him? - C'red t'ad er n'yannoo dy chur onnor da? JJK idiom

hope doghys, jerkallys, treisht; hopes; treishteil: I hope I shall soon see you again - Ta mee treishteil dy vaikym shiu dy-leah reesht. JJK idiom; jerkal, yerkal: I hope you will be satisfied - Ta mee jerkal dy bee shiu jeant magh. JJK idiom

I should like baillym: I should like them to sell their pears cheaper - Baillym ad dy chreck nyn beearyn ny s'neugheyrey. JJK idiom; b'laik lhiam: I should like to see yesterday's paper - B'laik lhiam fakin pabyr yn laa jea. JJK idiom

it (pron) eh: It's the most pleasant of all the seasons - T'eh yn fer s'taitnysee jeh ooilley ny imbaghyn. JJK idiom; (f.) ee: Bought wit is the best, if it be not bought too dear - Keeal chionnit yn keeal share, mannagh vel ee kionnit ro gheyr. JJK idiom

judge (n.) briw: He who acknowledges no judge condemns himself - Eshyn nagh gow rish briw erbee t'eh deyrey eh hene. JJK idiom; briwnys: Judge others by yourself - Briwnys feallagh elley liort hene. JJK idiom; (v.) jannoo briwnys, jannoo briwnys er; (to); (dy) vriwnys

just cair: Let us be just - Lhig dooin ve cair. JJK idiom; cairagh; cairal; corrym-chiart; dy kiart; jeeragh; kiart: Oh, I will take just what is on the table at present, thank you - Oh, go'ym chiart ny t'er y voayrd ec y traa t'ayn, gura mie eu. JJK idiom; ynrick

kept (adj.) freilt, freaylt; (v.) dreill; choad; lhiett; cummit: If you don't know it, you'll be kept in - Mannagh nhione dhyt eh, bee oo cummit sthie. JJK idiom; chum: But the thunder kept me from sleeping - Agh chum yn taarnagh mee veih cadley. JJK idiom

lead1 (v.) coyrt, cur, leeideil, leeideill, lhomey laue, scair, shiaullee, stiurey, toshiaght, reaghey; leeid: Lead the way, please, and I will follow you - Leeid yn raad my sailliu, as eiyrym erriu. JJK idiom; cur er: He spoke in such a manner, as to lead us to think that he was quite innocent - Loayr eh er lheid yn aght, myr dy chur orrin smooinaghtyn dy row eh slane oney. JJK idiom; (n.) caabyl, streir, yeeal, ard-ayrn; (suf.) -toshee

learn (v.) ynsaghey; ynsagh: The Manx language is not so easy to learn as some people imagine - Cha nel y Ghaelg cha aashagh dy ynsagh myr ta sleih ennagh smooinaghtyn. JJK idiom; ynsee: Learn it by heart - Ynsee eh liorish cree. JJK idiom

least (yn) chooid sloo: It's half-past one at least - Te lieh oor lurg nane ec y chooid sloo. JJK idiom; loo; s'beg; sloo: I think he'll be able to do that, and even more, without the least difficulty - Er lhiam dy vod eh jannoo shen, as eer ny smoo, fegooish yn doilleeid sloo. JJK idiom; s'faase

letter (v.) cur lettyryn er; screeuyn: I received a letter from my cousin the day before yesterday - Hooar mee screeuyn voish my ven-vooinjerey arroo y jea. JJK idiom; letter, lettyr: We've had no letter from him for a long time - Cha nel shin er n'gheddyn lettyryn erbee voish roish foddey. JJK idiom

life (n.) bea: It was the happiest day of my life - Ve yn laa s'maynrey ayns my vea. JJK idiom; bioys: The death of one dog is the life of another - Baase y derrey voddey bioys y voddey elley. JJK idiom; seihll

like1 casley; lhied, lhied's; myr: Like a man possessed - Myr dooinney baanrit. DF idiom; ayns cummey; gollrish: The roads are like glass - Ta ny raaidjyn gollrish gless. JJK idiom; (v.) baill; saittin lesh; s'laik lesh: It's the season I like the best - Te yn imbagh share s'laik lhiam. JJK idiom

lost cailjey; cailt, caillit, caillt: There is much lost between the hand and the mouth - Ta lane cailt eddyr y laue as y beeal. JJK idiom; chaill: You lost your temper - Chaill shiu nyn dappey. JJK idiom; chailjey; er shaghryn

lying (v.) breagagh; breageraght; breagerys; (ny) lhie: Have you read the book that's lying on the table? - Vel oo er lhaih yn lioar ta ny lhie er y voayrd? JJK idiom; ginsh breagyn: Is there anything more odious than lying? - Vel red erbee ny s'eajee na g'insh breagyn? JJK idiom

many1 (adj.) mooaran; mooarane: I have a great many recommendations to you - Ta mooarane moyllaghtyn aym diu. JJK idiom; ram; shimmey; shymmey; ymmodee: Many sheep were lost in the snow - Va ymmodee kirree er nyn goayl 'sy sniaghtey. JJK idiom

milk (n.) bainney: Have the girls had any milk? - Vel bainney erbee er ve ec ny neenyn? JJK idiom; (v.) blieauin: It's not the cow that lows the most that gives the most milk - Cha nee yn wooa smoo eieys smoo vlieaunys. JJK idiom

mine lhiams, lhiam's: It's mine, yours, his, hers, ours, yours, theirs - T'ee lhiams, lhiats, leshyn, lheeish, lhienyn, lhiuish, lhieusyn. JJK idiom; (n.) meain; meainagh; slogh; (v.) toghailt; ayms: Mine doesn't keep good time - Cha nel yn fer ayms cummal traa mie. JJK idiom; my

near1 aare, chion; cheet er gerrey da; coair, coaïr, coair y cheilley, coayr; cruin; er cheu; er gerrey: Winter is drawing near - Ta'n geurey tayrn er-gerrey. JJK idiom; er gerrey da; faare; faggys da; faggys: Near is my shirt but nearer is my skin - S'faggys my lheiney agh s'niessey my chrackan. JJK idiom

needs (npl.) femeyn; (v.) feme: I'll give him everything he needs - Verym da dy-chooilley red t'eh (shassoo) ayns feme jeh. JJK idiom; (v.) laccal: It does not become pride to do anything that needs an apology - Cha vel eh cheet jesh da moyrn dy yannoo red erbee ta laccal leshtal. JJK idiom

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