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better betteyder, faardaghey; chebballagh; geddyn yn varriaght er, jannoo ny share; vaardee; share: Better late than never - Share anmagh na dyn dy-bragh. JJK idiom


Inexact matches:

better part (yn) chooid smoo

better than (ny) share na: A silent tongue is better than saying evil - Ta chengey ny host ny share na olk y ghra. JJK idiom

get better (v.) cheet my laue

getting better shareaghey; cheet my laue: I am getting better - Ta mee cheet my laue DF idiom

better in health couyral

Standards for Better Health (npl.) Stundayrtyn cour Slaynt Share

would be better bare

Department of Health's Standards for Better Health (n.) Stundayrtyn y Rheynn Slaynt cour Slaynt Share

cheet my laue advance, get better, improve, recover: Ta'n Ghaelg oc cheet my laue. DF; getting better

deed (n.) dalt; jannoo: The better the day the better the deed - Myr share yn laa share yn jannoo. JJK idiom

betteyder better, punter

faardaghey See vaardee better

better-class (ny) s'ooasle

chebballagh better, punter, sacrificer; biddable

Stundayrtyn cour Slaynt Share Standards for Better Health

geddyn yn varriaght er better, fight off, outshine, predominate, prevail

vaardee prevail: Nagh vaik shiu, nagh vaardee shiu monney? Bible; better

anywhere (adv.) boayl erbee; raad erbee: You won't find better hats anywhere - Cha now idd ny share raad erbee. JJK idiom

astrologers (npl.) rollaageydee: better than all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm - share na ooilley ny deiney-creeney as rollaageydee vayns ooilley e reeriaght Bible; rollageydee

bend1 croymmey, croym, bendeil; kiangley; lhoob: Hairpin bend - Lhoob geyre. DF idiom; lhoobey: Better bend than break - Ny share lhoobey na brishey. DF idiom

brass1 (n.) prash: It is better in comparison with brass by a hundredfold - T'eh ny share na prash my cheeadoo filley. DF idiom

bush (n.) bush, crouw, immyr chorree, immyr correy, thammag; tammag: A bad bush is better than an open field - Ta drogh hammag ny share na magher foshlit. JJK idiom; (v.) cur coob ayn, dossey

church stile keym ny killey; keim ruillickey: Better to wait on top a large wave than a church stile - Share farkiaght er baare faarkee n'er keim ruillickey. DF idiom

crafty (adj.) cluigagh, kialgagh, kioot; croutagh: A kind heart is better than a crafty head - Ta cree dooie ny share na kione croutagh. JJK idiom; (npl.) croutee

drown (v.) baih: Better to change horses in mid ford than to drown - Share chyndaa cabbil ayns mean ny h-aah na goll er vaih. DF idiom; baighey, baihaghey, mooghey; (impv) baih: Drown the pups - Baih ny quallianyn. DF idiom

exercise (v.) cliaghtaghey; cliaghtey; jannoo lheiltyssyn; obbraghey; (n.) lheiltys; roortys: The more exercise you take, the better you'll be - Myr smoo yn roortys gho'ys (ghowys) oo, share vees oo. JJK idiom

far away foddey ersooyl; foddey jeh: A friend with you is better than a brother far away - Ta carrey liorts ny share na braar foddey jeh. DF idiom

field1 (n.) magher: A bad bush is better than an open field - Ta drogh hammag ny share na magher foshlit. JJK idiom; rheam; (v.) tayrtyn

ford aah: Better to change horses in mid ford than to drown - Share chyndaa cabbil ayns mean ny h-aah na goll er vaih. DF idiom; (n.) aae, crossag; (v.) goll tessen er aah, shooyl tessen er aah

gloves (npl.) laueanyn: You won't buy any better gloves - Cha gionnee shiu lauenyn ny share. JJK idiom; lauenyn

good name (n.) ennym mie; goo mie: A good name is better than riches - Ta ennym mie ny share na berchys. JJK idiom

hats (npl.) idd: You won't find better hats anywhere - Cha now idd ny share raad erbee. JJK idiom

head1 ard-chaptan, ard-chione, enmys; kione: A kind heart is better than a crafty head - Ta cree dooie ny share na kione croutagh. JJK idiom; pen; (v.) cruinnaghey, cur kione da, kionaghey

How much (interrog.) Cre-woad: How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! - Cre-woad share te dy chosney creenaght na airh? Bible; Cre wooad; C'woad; C'wooad; Quoid

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

men1 (npl.) deiney: Religion makes men better - Ta craueeaght jannoo deiney ny share. JJK idiom; fir; (ny) vir

name (v.) enmys, cur ennym er; (n.) ennym: A good name is better than riches - Ta ennym mie ny share na berchys. JJK idiom

riches (npl.) berchys: A good name is better than riches - Ta ennym mie ny share na berchys. JJK idiom; cowryn

silent (adj.) balloo, tostagh; (ny) tost: A silent tongue is better than saying evil - Ta chengey ny host ny share na olk y ghra. JJK idiom

stile (n.) keim: Better to wait on top a large wave than a church stile - Share farkiaght er baare faarkee n'er keim ruillickey. DF idiom; keym

than (conj.) na: These books are better than those you have lent me - Ta ny lioaryn shoh ny share na adsyn d'eeasee oo dou. JJK idiom

then1 (adv.) eisht: Come here, and then you'll hear me better - Trooid dy shoh, as eisht cluinee shiu mee ny share. JJK idiom

tongue (v.) chengaghey, cur chengey er; (n.) chengey: A silent tongue is better than saying evil - Ta chengey ny host ny share na olk y ghra. JJK idiom

too little cooid veggan; ro veg; beggan: It's better to have too much than too little - Share rouyr na beggan ve ec fer. JJK idiom

bare (=Ir. b'fhearr) would be better: bare da clagh wyllin dy ve croghit mysh e wannal, Bible

bare da would be better: bare da clagh wyllin dy ve croghit mysh e wannal, as eh dy ve tilgit ayns y cheayn. Bible

chooid smoo (f.) (yn) better part, brunt, maximum, most: Shoh vees lhiat's jeh'n chooid smoo casherick, jeh cre-erbee vees er-mayrn lurg yn oural-losht Bible

couyral better in health, convalesce, improve, mend, recover, recovery: Cha ren eh couyral agh son e jeelysaght. DF

jannoo ny share better: eshyn nagh vel dy choyrt ee ayns poosey, t'eh jannoo ny share. Bible

shareaghey getting better, improvement: Bishaghey yn earroo dy leih aasit ta cheet dy ve flaaoil liorish shareaghey yn aght ta Gaelg goll er ynsaghey Dhoor

share na (ny) preferable, surpassing: vel ad shen ny share na ny reeriaghtyn shoh? Bible; better than

s'ooasle (ny) better-class; more honourable: veh ny sooasle na ooilley thie e ayrey. Bible

Stundayrtyn y Rheynn Slaynt cour Slaynt Share Department of Health's Standards for Better Health

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

horse (n.) cabbyl: I wish you had a better horse - Saillym dy beagh cabbyl ny share eu. JJK idiom; eagh; marksleih; mark; niagh: The horse is prepared against the day of battle - Tan niagh greihit cour laa yn chaggey Bible

house of mourning (n.) thie baaish; thie ny trimshee: It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting - Te ny share dy gholl gys thie ny trimshee, na gys thie ny cuirraghyn Bible; thie ny farrarey: Enter not into the house of mourning - Ny gow stiagh ayns thie ny farrarey Bible

say1 (impv) abbyr: Say 'abbot' without moving your jaw - Abbyr 'abb' dyn gleashagh dty chab. DF idiom; (v.) gra: I had better say nothing - Bare dou gra veg. DF idiom; jir: He won't say anything whatever - Cha jir eh veg. DF idiom; liassaghey

them (pron) ad: There exists a great friendship between them - Ta caarjys mooar eddyr ad. JJK idiom; (emph.) adsyn: These books are better than those you have lent me - Ta ny lioaryn shoh ny share na adsyn d'eeasee oo dou. JJK idiom

wandering1 rouail: He is wandering about - T'eh rouail mygeayrt. DF idiom As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying - Myr tan ushag ayns rouail, as y ghollan-gheayee ayns getlagh Bible; rouailtagh; shaghraneys; shaghranys; shaghrynagh; shaghrynys: Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire - Ny share ta shen ta roish dty hooillyn, na shaghrynys yn yeearree; stravaagey: She is wandering about - T'ee stravaagey mygeayrt. DF idiom; wandreilagh; wandreilys; rouaillagh; er-shaghryn: he was wandering in the field - veh er-shaghryn fud y vagher Bible

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

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