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have been (v.) er ve: I have been at his house - Ta mee er ve ec e hie. JJK idiom

I should have been veign: I should have been as though I had not been - Veign myr nagh beign Bible

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

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

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

has-been1 (n.) fer ceauit

has-been2 (n.) (female) ben cheauit

ben cheauit (f.) (female) has-been

fer ceauit has-been

laborit worked: bee'n thalloo faasagh laborit Bible

bow-chaggee battle bow: bee'n bow-chaggee er ny vrishey Bible

chiaghtoo See shiaghtoo (yn); (the) seventh: bee'n chiaghtoo laa feailley diuish Bible

chirmit drained, dried, dried up: bee'n awin naardey as chirmit seose Bible

er ny hellym blown, sounded: son bee'n cayrn er ny hellym Bible

er ny hyndaa turned: been phadjer echey er ny hyndaa gys peccah. Bible

follym jeh devoid: bee'n cheer follym jeh'n lught berchys va aynjee Bible

giarit cut: bee'n annym shen giarit magh veih Israel Bible

kierroo quarter: Eisht bee'n kierroo jiass eu, veih faasagh Zin Bible

onyx onyx: bee'n chiarroo choorse, beryl as onyx Bible

oorit moulded; refreshed: bee'n annym oc oorit myr garey ushtit Bible

shliawney slippery: bee'n immeeaght oc myr raaidyn shliawney 'sy dorraghys Bible

spreiht outspread, splashed, sprayed, sprinkled: bee'n uill oc spreiht er my gharmadyn Bible

ushtit steeped, watered: bee'n annym oc oorit myr garey ushtit Bible

abolished (p.pt.) astyrit; scryssit magh: This law has been abolished - Ta'n leigh shoh er ve scryssit magh. JJK idiom; coyrt naardey

all day feie'n laa: I've been working all day - Ta mee er ve g'obbraghey feiy'n laa. JJK idiom

America (n.) America: He has been in America - T'eh er ve ayns America. JJK idiom

attacked soit er: I should be sorry if you had been attacked - Veagh trimshey orrym dy beagh shiu er ve soit er. JJK idiom

beans (npl.) poanraghyn: These beans have been badly boiled - Ta ny poanraghyn shoh er ve broit dy-holk. JJK idiom

beef (n.) feill vart: The beef has been overdone - Ta'n feill-vart er ve rouyr jeant. JJK idiom; mart

brave braew; dunnal: Thou hast not been brave - Cha nel oo er ve dunnal. JJK idiom; dunnalagh; rootagh; trean

by her lioree: may strong men have been slain by her - shimmeyn fer trean ter ny ve stroit lioree Bible; (emph.) lioreeish

changed caghlaait: The character of Langness has been changed - Ta cowrey Langlish er ve caghlaait. DF idiom; ceaghlit; cheaghil: He changed his ground - Cheaghil eh y skeeal echey. DF idiom; choonree

character ambee, imbea: They must give me a good character - Shegin daue cur dou ambee mie. JJK idiom; (n.) cowrey: The character of Langness has been changed - Ta cowrey Langlish er ve caghlaait. DF idiom; lettyr; (in play etc.) karacteyr

christened bashtit: Has the child been christened? - Vel yn lhiannoo bashtit? DF idiom

crocus (n.) crocys; crocus: The crocuses have been in bloom for some time - Ta'n crocus er ve my vlaa rish tammylt JJK idiom

darkness (n.) burgeeaght; dorraghys: Until now we have been in darkness - Derrey nish ta shin er ve 'sy dorraghys. DF idiom; dooid, dorrid; frosh; dullyr

day1 (n.) laa: I've been working all day - Ta mee er ve g'obbraghey feiy'n laa. JJK idiom; Je; Jy

deny (v.) jiooldey, staayney, obb; obbal: I don't deny that that has been said - Cha nel mee g'obbal nagh row shen er ve grait. JJK idiom

dictionary (n.) fockleyr: Will this dictionary ever be ready? - Bee'n fockleyr shoh aarloo chioee? DF idiom

Edinburgh (n.) Doon Edin: He must have been in Edinburgh - Sheign da er ve ayns Doonedin. JJK idiom

established currit er bun; fondit; prowit; er ny hickyraghey; er ny hoiaghey seose: thy throne shall be established for ever - been stoyl-reeoil ayd er ny hoiaghey seose dy kinjagh Bible; er ny niartaghey; er ny oardaghey

father (n.) ayr: Don't marry an heiress unless her father has been hanged - Ny poose eirey-inneen ny slooid ny ta'n ayr eck er ve croghit. JJK idiom; dada, da; jishig; shennayr; (v.) croo, gientyn lhiannoo, kiaddey

fiddle biol: 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; biol-chloieder; fiddyl; fidleyr; kialg; (v.) cloie er viol

friendly (adj.) caarjysagh, mooinjeroil; caarjoil: Friendly understanding - Reaghys caarjoil. DF idiom; curtheet: Him and her have been too friendly - T'eshyn as ish er ve ro churtheet. DF idiom

frightful (adj.) agglagh: It must have been frightful - Shegin er ve agglagh. JJK idiom; bugganeagh; owanagh

generous (adj.) feoilt: Thou hast not been generous - Cha nel oo er ve feoilt. JJK idiom; feoiltagh

hanged (v.) croghit: Don't marry an heiress unless her father has been hanged - Ny poose eirey-inneen ny slooid ny ta'n ayr eck er ve croghit. JJK idiom; chrogh; hrogh

how long (interrog.) caid, caïd: How long has it been in the salt? - Caid t'ee er ve ayns sollan? JJK idiom

I am sorry1 S'olk lhiam, S'doogh lhiam; S'treih lhiam: I am sorry that you have been so unfortunate - S'treih lhiam dy vel shiu er ve cha drogh haghyrtagh. 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

jolly (adj.) gennal: Has it not been jolly? - Nagh vel eh er ve gennal? JJK idiom

manslayer (n.) dunver; marrooder: that the manslayer die not, until he stand before the congregation in judgment - nagh been marrooder er ny choyrt dy baase, derrey nee eh shassoo fenish y cheshaght ayns briwnys Bible

midnight (n.) mean oie, main-oie; meanoie: He's been obliged to burn the midnight oil, in order to write his book - Beign da lostey yn ooil meanoie dy voddagh eh screeu e lioar. JJK idiom

oil (n.) ooill: He's been obliged to burn the midnight oil, in order to write his book - Beign da lostey yn ooil meanoie dy voddagh eh screeu e lioar. JJK idiom; (v.) ooillaghey

on fire (adj.) er-aile: The theatre had been on fire - Va'n thie cloie er ve er aile. JJK idiom

overdone broieit; fuinnit; jeant rour, jeant rouyr: The beef has been overdone - Ta'n feill-vart er ve rouyr jeant. JJK idiom; ro-uinnit; rostit; rour

performance (n.) cloie: The performance had been long - Va'n cloie er ve foddey. JJK idiom; jannoo; obbraghey

player (n.) cloieder: My brother has been the best player - Ta my vraar er ve yn cloieder share. JJK idiom

playing cloie: 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; lheimmyragh

president (n.) eaghtyran, eaghtyrane, kione soie; reiltagh, ardreiltagh: He has been elected president - T'eh er ve reiht ardreiltagh. JJK idiom

presumptuous (adj.) ard-vooaralagh: You have been somewhat presumptuous - Ta shiu er ve cooid veg ard-vooaralagh. JJK idiom; daanagh, daaney, kione-ard, mooaralagh

previously (adv.) roish shoh, myr v'eh; roie: It has been done previously - T'eh er ve jeant roie. DF idiom

published currit magh: This book ought never to have been published - Cha lhisagh yn lioar shoh rieau er ve currit magh. JJK idiom; er ny chur magh; soilshit

raining (v.) ceau: It's been raining very fast - Te er ve ceau feer chreoi. JJK idiom

row (v.) boirey; caggey rish; (n.) coorse: And the third row a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst - As been trass choorse ny figure, as agate, as amethyst Bible; jastan; linney; musthaa; rhenk; roa; straih; strane; roaghey; troiddey; ymmyrt

said dooyrt: He said it between his teeth - Dooyrt eh trooid ny feeacklyn echey. DF idiom; grait: I don't deny that that has been said - Cha nel mee g'obbal nagh row shen er ve grait. JJK idiom

school1 (n.) scoill: He distinguished himself at school - Hayrn eh ooashley er e hene ec y scoill. DF idiom; schoill: The girls had not been at school - Cha row ny neenyn er ve ec y schoill. JJK idiom

Scotland (n.) Albey, Cheer ny Halbey; Nalbin: Have you been in Scotland? - Vel shiu er ve ayns n'Albin? JJK idiom

shall be vees: as bee'n cryss aanrit mysh e vean, as lesh y mitre aanrit vees eh soit magh - and shall be girded with a linen girdle, and with the linen mitre shall he be attired Bible

shall cut giaree: But the mountain shall be thine; for it is a wood, and thou shalt cut it down - Agh been slieau lhiats; son te ny cheyll, as giaree oo sheese eh Bible

sincere (adj.) feer, firrinagh, jeadagh, jeelys, jeeragh; ynrick: They have not been very sincere - Cha nel ad er ve feer ynrick. JJK idiom

sinner (n.) drogh-yantagh: but the sinner shall be taken by her - agh been drogh yantagh goit lioree. Bible; peccah: The same sinner - Y peccah keddin. DF idiom; peccagh; p'agh

sympathetic (adj.) co-ennaghtagh: You have always been very sympathetic - Ta shiu er ve co-ennaghtagh dy-kinjagh. JJK idiom; erreeishagh

talking taggloo: We had been talking - Va shin er ve taggloo. JJK idiom

theatre1 (n.) theater; thie cloie: The theatre had been on fire - Va'n thie cloie er ve er aile. 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

thought smooinaght; smooinaghtyn; smooinit; smooinnee: I thought she had been at the concert - Smooinee mee dy row ee er ve ec y chonsert. JJK idiom

too short ro ghiare: Will the time have been too short? - Bee yn traa er ve ro ghiare? JJK idiom

unfair (adj.) neuchairagh, neuyeeragh; aggair: Have I been unfair to you? - Vel mee er n'yannoo aggair dhyt? JJK idiom

unhappy (adj.) donney; douyr; meevaynrey: He has been very unhappy - T'eh er ve feer veevaynrey. JJK idiom; neuvaynrey; meevannee; trimshagh

until now gys nish; naggey; derrey nish: Until now we have been in darkness - Derrey nish ta shin er ve 'sy dorraghys. DF idiom

war (n., v.) caggey: We had been wounded in the Great War - Va shin (er ve) er nyn lhottey ayns y Chaggey Mooar. JJK idiom

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

western heear: And as for the western border, ye shall even have the great sea for a border - As er son y chierroo heear, been aarkey mooar hene eu son cagliagh Bible

wicked condragh, foalsey; drogh; olk: They had been wicked - V'ad er ve olk. JJK idiom; olkyssagh, moylteyragh; (npl.) kyndee, olkyssee, drogh leih

working1 gobbraghey: I've been working all day - Ta mee er ve g'obbraghey feiy'n laa. JJK idiom; gobbyr; labraghey; obbyr; obbragh; obbree

yesterday (n., adv.) jea: The lady from whom I received a letter yesterday has been taken ill - Yn ven- seyr, voishyn hooar mee lettyr jea, ta chingys er jeet urree. JJK idiom

aggair (f.) pl. aggairyn aggression, iniquity, injury, injustice, violation: Eisht bee'n dooinney seyr veih'n aggair Bible; unfair, wrong

bow pl. bowaghyn, bowghyn, boweeyn bow: bee'n bow ocsyn er ny vrishey. Bible; fiddlestick; prow

cadlag (f.) 1 hibernator, indolent person, sleeper, sluggard a: bee'n cadlag coodit lesh fritlaggyn Bible; 2 drowsiness; 3 butterfish; 4 gunnel

callit ceased, done away, put out, stolen: nagh bee'n ennym echey callit ayns Israel Bible

dunver pl. dunveryn assassin, killer, manslayer, murderer: bee'n dunver dy shickyr er ny choyrt dy baase. Bible

dy shickyr See gy shickyr definitely, surely, undoubtedly: bee'n dunver dy shickyr er ny choyrt dy baase. Bible

eeckys instalment, payment; will pay: Gow kiarail jeh'n dooinney shoh: my lhiggys oo yn raad da, eisht bee'n vioys ayd's son y vioys echeysyn, er-nonney eeckys oo talent dy argid. Bible

er dy chooilley aght by all means: Been ynsagh echey lheid shen er dy chooilley aght dy bee Jee er ny akin ayn. CS

er feie ny cruinney pandemic, universally, worldwide: Mleeaney, ren yn fillym feanishagh, You've Been Trumped, cosney ram aundeyryn ec feaillaghyn er feie ny cruinney. NNS

er ve have been: myr shen neem's shirrey magh my chirree, as livrey-ym ad veih dy chooilley voayl, raad t'ad er ve er nyn skeayley 'sy laa bodjallagh as dorraghey. Bible

feiyr 1 clatter, din, honk, noise, rowdiness, sound a: bee'n feiyr echey er ny chlashtyn Bible; 2 scurvy grass

follym-faase desolate: bee'n cheer eu treigit, as nyn ard-valjyn follym-faase. Bible; (land) barren; (in town) waste; (as terrain) wild; desolation

fritlag (f.) pl. fritlaggyn See frytlaggyn 1 rag, tatter, tattered cloth a: bee'n cadlag coodit lesh fritlaggyn Bible; 2 (of cloth) shred

fritlaggyn rags: Son hig y meshtyllagh, as y glutterey gys boghtynid; as been cadlag coodit lesh fritlaggyn Bible

garey ushtit watered garden: as bee'n annym oc oorit myr garey ushtit; as cha shymlee ad ersooyl arragh lesh trimshey. Bible

hawinyn (ny); (the) rivers: Agh shen y raad been Chiarn gloyroil dooinyn ammyr ny hawinyn lheaney as strooanyn Bible

jeirk (prep.) 1 alms, largesse a: Been chloan echey nyn gercheenyn, shooyl ny dhieyn son jeirk Bible; 2 devotion

kainlt joined: Bee'n daa pheesh gheaylin kainlt dy cheilley er y daa oirr Bible

laa yn lhiasaghey day of vengeance: er y jeihoo laa jeh'n chiaghtoo vee; er laa yn lhiasaghey, bee'n trumpet er ny helm trooid y slane cheer eu. Bible

lamp pl. lampyn lamp: bee'n lamp echeysyn er ny vooghey ayns y dooid dy ghorraghys. Bible

lheamys pl. lheamyssyn blemish, default, defect, deformity, different, fault, flaw, imperfection: Bee'n eayn fegooish lheamys, oasht fyrryn Bible

lheimmeyder caperer, fencer, jumper, leaper, spark, tumbler: bee'n lheimmeyder-faiyr ny errey Bible; horse mackerel

lhiggys shall allow: eshyn lhiggys y raad da, bee'n vioys echey son y vioys echeysyn Bible

maarderagh 1 adulterous, immoral, lascivious, unchaste; 2 lecher, libertine, whoremonger a: bee'n maarderagh as y streebagh dy shickyr er nyn goyrt gy-baase Bible; 3 strumpet; 4 lewd

mergey pl. mergaghyn banner, flag, standard: Soie-jee seose mergey ayns y cheer, sheid-jee trumpet trumpet mastey ny ashoonyn Bible; rust: Tan airh as argid eu mergit; as been mergey oc feanish nyn eu Bible

mooar (=Ir. mór) pl. mooarey See vooar big, capacious, chief, commodious, extensive, extravagant, familiar, grand, great, heavy, intense, intimate, loose-fitting, major, marked, mega, mighty, powerful, tall: bee'n aarkey mooar hene eu son cagliagh Bible; (promontory) bold; (Jur.) grievous; difficult; huge [O.Ir. mór]

oasht fyrryn (first year) male sheep: Bee'n eayn fegooish lheamys, oasht fyrryn: nee shiu goaill eh veih ny kirree, ny veih ny goair. Bible

purt lhuingey (f.) seaport: Nee Zebulun cummal ec purt ny marrey; as bee eh son purt lhuingey; as bee'n slyst echey roshtyn gys Zidon. Bible; haven of ships

rose (f.) ceiling rose; erysipelas; rose: bee'n fadaneys gennal, as blaaghey myr y rose Bible

schleïoil skilful: As been ephod jeant dy airh, dy ghorrym, as purple, as scarleod, as sheeidey, lesh obbyr schleioil Bible; artful

scum scum: cha jagh y scum vooar eck magh veih: bee'n scum eck 'syn aile. Bible

seyr (=Ir. saor) 1 autonomous, aweigh, complimentary, disengaged, floating, fluid, free, gratis, gratuitous, immune, independent, inexpensive, justified, unforced, unshackled a: Eisht bee'n dooinney seyr veih'n aggair Bible; 2 (n.) pl. seyir :1 See seyir carpenter, wright: Nagh nee shoh mac y teyr?; 3 joiner; 4 absolve

shliawin (=Ir. sleamhuioghadh) insidious, lubricated, skiddy, sleek, slippery, sly, smooth, smooth-faced, soapy: Bee'n raad oc dorraghey as shliawin as nee ainle y Chiarn ad y imman Bible; greasy

shooyl ny dhieyn beg: Been chloan echey nyn gercheenyn, as shooyl ny dhieyn son jeirk Bible

slane jerrey full end: Been slane cheer ny hraartys; ny-yeih cha jean-yms slane jerrey Bible

slyst (=Ir. slios) (pl -yn) border, coast, district, environ, region, seaboard, suburb: bee'n slyst echey roshtyn gys Zidon Bible

sooill (=Ir. súil, Sc.G. sùil) (f.) 1 pl. sooillyn eye, eyepiece, ocellus a: bee'n sooill yesh echey doo dorraghey Bible; 2 (of strap) hole; 3 sheath of bud [O.Ir. súil]

stuirt manciple, officer, servant: As dooyrt y stuirt rish, Foddee nagh bee'n ven booiagh cheet marym gys y cheer shoh Bible

teddyn ropes: nee ad tayrn eh lesh teddynsyn awin, derrey nagh been chlagh sloo faagit Bible

veih'n vrein congenital; from the womb: nee oo giennaghtyn, as mac y ymmyrkey; as cha jig razor er e chione: son bee'n lhiannoo Nazarite gys Jee veih'n vrein Bible

ver-yms meeiteil da I will meet: Shen y raad ver-yms meeiteil da cloan Israel, as bee'n chabbane-agglish er ny chasherickey lesh my ghloyr. Bible

voish y neear from the west: tra ver eh magh e choraa, eisht been chloan er-creau voish y neear Bible

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

dignity (n.) ard-cheim, foays; mooaralys: Beneath your dignity - Fo dty vooaralys. DF idiom; ooashlys; ooashley: What honour and dignity hath been done to Mordecai for this? - Lesh cren ooashley as onnor ta Mordecai er ny ve cooilleenit son shoh? Bible

disease1 (n.) asslaynt, chingys, doghaney, gorley; aacheoid; doghan: My aunt has been ill for some time; she suffers from a disease the cause of which is unknown - Ta my naunt er ve rish tammylt beg; t'ee surral lesh doghan, nagh nhione daue yn oyr jeh. JJK idiom

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

fan1 (v.) fasney: toward the daughter of my people, not to fan, nor to cleanse - noi inneen my phobble, cha nee son fasney, ny son reealley Bible; fasnee: Thou shalt fan them, and the wind shall carry them - Fasnee oo ad, as hed ad lesh y gheay Bible; (n.) feayragan, feayraghan, sleayst, yskyyl; (n.) dollan-bennaylt: which hath been winnowed with the shovel and with the fan - ter ny ve fasnit lesh y chleayst as lesh y dollan-bennaylt Bible; (n.) dollan; (n.) thaagheyder

faultless (adj.) gyn foill: For if that first covenant had been faultless - Son dy beagh yn chied chonaant shen er ve gyn foill Bible; gyn fout; gyn loght: and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory - as dy hebbal shiu gyn loght kionfenish e ghloyr Bible; neufoiljagh, neuloghtagh

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

from the west neear; voish y neear: then the children shall tremble from the west - eisht been chloan er-creau voish y neear Bible; veih yn neear; veihn neear: For exaltation cometh neither from the east, nor from the west - Son cha vel stayd ard cheet veihn niar, ny veihn neear Bible; veihn sheear: Look how wide also the east is from the west - Jeeagh cre cha lhean as tan shiar veihn sheear Bible

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

hitherto (adv.) choud shoh: Hitherto hath the Lord helped us - Choud shoh tan Chiarn er chooney lhien Bible; derrey nish: I have been thy father's servant hitherto - ta mee er ve sharvaant dtayrey derrey nish Bible; gys shoh: and what is my house, that thou hast brought me hitherto? - as cre ta my hie, dy vel oo er my hroggal gys shoh? Bible; derrey shoh: Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward - Ta freayll gard derrey shoh ec giat y ree, lesh y shiar Bible

journey jurnaa: You have been on a journey - Ta shiu er ve er jurnaa. JJK idiom; jurnah; jurnaaghey, treealley, troalaghey; treeal: On a journey - Er treeal. DF idiom; troailt; troailtys; turrys: On the journey out - Er yn turrys noon. DF idiom; turrysagh; astyr; (to); (dy) hroailt

lost sheep (n.) keyrrey chailjey: I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost - Ta mee er ngholl er-shaghryn myr keyrrey chailjey Bible; (npl.) kirree cailjey: My people hath been lost sheep - Ta my phobble er ve kirree cailjey Bible

mighty works (npl.) obbraghyn yindyssagh: for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon - son dy beagh ny obbraghyn yindyssagh er ve jeant ayns Tyre and Sidon Bible; obbraghyn mirrillagh: for all the mighty works that they had seen - son ooilley ny obbraghyn mirrillagh vad er nakin Bible; obbraghyn niartal: that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands - dy vel lheid ny obbraghyn niartal er nyn obbraghey liorish ny laueyn echey Bible

often (adv.) dy mennick: She has often been maltreated by her own brother - T'ee dy-mennick er ve drogh- ghellit rish liorish e braar hene. JJK idiom; mennick: A wise man often makes a friend of his enemy - Ta'n dooinney creeney mennick jannoo carrey jeh e noid. JJK idiom; menkey

ought (v.) lhis; lhiasagh; lhisagh: He ought to have been ashamed of himself - Lhisagh eh er n'ghoaill nearey jeh hene. JJK idiom; s'cair da: You ought to return him his present - S'cair diu cur er-ash da e hoyrtys. JJK idiom

people (n.) ashoon; feallagh; feallee; kynney; mooinjer; pobble; sleih: I'm sure few people can have slept - Ta mee shickyr nagh vod monney sleih er chadley. JJK idiom; ashoonee; (v.) cur cummaltee ayn, cur sleih ayn; persoonyn: This bed has been slept in by many notable people - Ta ymmodee persoonyn ardghooagh chadley 'sy lhiabbee shoh. JJK idiom

plucked pluckit, speeinit; cosnit: is not this a brand plucked out of the fire? - nagh vel eh shoh stoo cosnit ass yn aile? Bible; ghlack; phluck: and plucked off the hair of my head - as phluck mee jeh folt my chione Bible; spolgit: I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked - yeeagh mee, derrey va ny skianyn spolgit jeh Bible; tayrnit: the chains had been plucked asunder by him - va ny geulaghyn er ny ve tayrnit veih-my-cheilley liorish Bible

short beg: Will you take a short walk? - Jean shiu walkal beg? JJK idiom; giare: Has not the time for sleep been short ? - Nagh vel traa yn chadlee er ve giare? JJK idiom; giare-chiarklaghey; giare-chiarkyl; giare-scannane; goan; goun; stuggagh; tiark

wanton gaddeeagh; gimmanagh; gyn fa; gyn oyr; rouanagh: walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes - shooyl dy ard-wannallagh, as lesh sooillyn rouanagh Bible; rouanys: Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton - Ta shiu er vaghey ayns soailid as rouanys er y thalloo; Bible

whereas (conj.) ayns wheesh as: Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow - Ayns wheesh as nagh vel fys eu cre vees er laa-ny-vairagh Bible; er wheesh; son wheesh; son wheesh as: Whereas thou has been forsaken and hated - Son wheesh as dy rou treigit as dwoaiagh Bible

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

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

claareeyn basins, basons; dishes: ver ad er ny claareeyn, as ny spainyn, as ny mealaghyn, as coodaghyn dy choodaghey lhieu: as bee'n arran kinjagh er. Bible; bowls: Ny-yeih, cha row foast jeant son thie'n Chiarn claareeyn argid, smaleyderyn, basonyn, trumpetyn, siyn airh ny argid Bible; chargers: As shoh'n coontey oc; jeih claareeyn as feed dy airh, thousane claare dy argid, as nuy skynnyn as feed,

foddee (=Ir. b'fhéidir) can, mayhap, maybe, perchance, perhaps, possibly, probably: Foddee dy der Joseph dwoaie dooin Bible; may: Jeh mess ooilley biljyn y gharey foddee oo dy arryltagh gee Bible; peradventure: Foddee nagh been ven booiagh cheet marym gys y cheer shoh Bible; able

jerkal (=Ir. dearcáil) 1 expect, trust: bee'n jerkal eck ayns fardail Bible a: as nish t'ad aarloo, jerkal rish gialdyn y gheddyn voids. Bible; b: Er jerrey ooilley shegin da cooinaghtyn dy vel maishter echey ayns niau, da t'eh lhiastyn shirveish, as veih t'eh jerkal son faill sharvaant firrinagh. Bible

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