Fockleyreen: Manx - English Dictionary

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barb (n.) caulg, frioggan, piyl, wheddyr; (v.) cur piyl er, cur wheddyr er

barb cruel, drastic, rough, sharp, unrefined: Gahghyn barb aileagh, cliwenyn birragh gyere, as shleiyghyn nieunagh slental trooid yn aer va nish ry-akin; yn rheam eunyssagh sollit lesh moyrn as noidys eulyssa PC; javelin, sharp point

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javelin (n.) barb, mannys, shleiy

sharp point (n.) barb

cur piyl er barb

cur wheddyr er barb

piyl barb

wheddyr (f.) barb

drastic (adj.) barb, feer feayslee, feer-phurgaidagh, niart

unrefined (adj.) barb, barbagh, gyn aaghlenney, gyn sheeley, neuchooyrtoil, neuellynagh

cruel (adj.) barb, barbaragh, deinaghtagh, deinyssagh; dewil: I should never have thought that a mother could be so cruel to her children. - Cha jinnin rieau er smooinaghtyn dy jargagh moir ve cha dewil da e paitchyn. JJK idiom; durey

caulg (f.) barb, bristle, prickle, ruffle: Hug yn moddey caulg er hene. DF; testiness, truculence; (of barley) beard; awns

frioggan pl. friogganyn barb, bristle, fin; (of hook) beard; dander: Hug eh frioggan orrym. DF; offence

rough1 barb; barbagh; breckey; carragh; garroo: We had a rough passage - Va turrys garroo ain. DF idiom; mollagh; neurea; raghtanagh; rastagh: he stayeth his rough wind in the day of the east wind - teh lhiettal e gheay rastagh rish traa yn gheay-niar Bible; reeastagh; reeastaneagh; ruggagh; thalloo garroo

sharp barb, geayr, geyre; barbagh, birragh, birranagh, brishtagh, foyragh, gibbagh; foyral; gyere, gyerey, geayrey: Has the fork sharp prongs? - Vel gaghyn geayrey er y gollage? JJK idiom; gear: She has a sharp tongue - Ta chengey ghear eck. DF idiom; geyragh: He is being sharp with them - T'eh geyragh roosyn. DF idiom


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