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Creeney (f.) Sophia

creeney (=Ir. críonna) advisable, common sense, dry, matured, provident, prudent, sharp-sighted, shrewd, wise: Ta creenaght niart smoo da'n dooinney creeney Bible; bush with little sap; ripe

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creeney corrym level-headed

dooinney creeney sage: Eshyn hoiggys chaghter balloo she dooinney creeney eh. DF

dy creeney wisely: Eshyn ta gymmyrkey eh-hene dy creeney ayns cooish erbee, hig eh jeh dy mie Bible

magheryn creeney ripe fields

ommidan creeney (fool) wiseacre; smart alec, wise guy

raa creeney adage, proverb: Jannoo arrish er y raa creeney Yernagh, 'Cha nel margey seyr goll rish y vargey seyr ayd hene'. Carn; parable: myr shen ta raa creeney ayns beeal ny mee-cheeayllee. Bible

prudent (adj.) feeudagh, jeadagh; keeaylagh; creeney: The prudent man avoids mistakes - Ta'n dooinney creeney shaghney marranyn. JJK idiom; tushtagh

advisable (adj.) coyrleydagh, creeney

level-headed (adj.) creeney corrym

matured creeney

ripe (adj.) appee: Soon ripe soon rotten - Leah appee leah loau. JJK idiom; creen; creeney: Ripe fields - Magheryn creeney. DF idiom

ripe fields (npl.) magheryn creeney

sage1 (n.) creaghlagh; dooinney creeney

shrewd (adj.) creeney, geyre-chooishagh, kioot

smart alec (n.) ommidan creeney

Sophia (n.) Creeney

wiseacre2 (n.) (fool) ommidan creeney

wise guy (n.) ommidan creeney

bush with little sap (n.) creeney

provident (adj.) creeney, foddey-reayrtagh, gressagh, kiarailagh

sharp-sighted (adj.) geyre-hooillagh, geyre-reayrtagh, creeney, geyre-chooishagh

wise creeney: A wise man often makes a friend of his enemy - Ta'n dooinney creeney mennick jannoo carrey jeh e noid. JJK idiom; tastagh: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves - Bee-jee er-y-fa tastagh myr ard-nieughyn, as ôney myr calmaneyn. Bible

wise-hearted creeney-chreeagh

wisely (adv.) dy tastagh: let us deal wisely with them - lhig dooin dellal roo dy tastagh Bible; dy creeney: And David behaved himself wisely in all his ways - As ren David gymmyrkey eh-hene dy creeney ayns ooilley e raaidyn Bible

creeney-chreeagh wise-hearted

goaill er hene assume, take upon: Ny lhig da dooinney erbee eh-hene y volley: My ta dooinney erbee ny vud eu goaill er hene dy ve creeney 'sy theihll shoh, lhig da ve ny ommydan, dy vod eh ve creeney. Bible

shenn-creeney precocious

adage (n.) dooyrtiman; raa cadjin; raa creeney; raa keeayllagh; shenn-raa

precocious (adj.) appee roish yn traa; mogh-appee; shenn-creeney

uncle (n.) naim: His uncle is prudent - Ta'n naim echey creeney. JJK idiom

ard-vainshtyr headmaster; master: O Velteshazzar, ard-vainshtyr ny deiney creeney Bible; principal

cosnys winneth: as eshyn cosnys anmeenyn, t'eh creeney Bible

dellal rish transact: My ta dooinney creeney dellal rish ommydan Bible

fallogosee magicians: ny deiney-creeney, ny rollaageydee, ny fallogosee Bible

fo nearey disgraced, mortified: Ta ny deiney creeney oc fo nearey Bible

gaase develop, growing: ta'n aegid gaase creeney Bible; accretive; waxen

gowit taken, trapped: V'ou gowit son dooinney seyr as dooinney creeney. Carn

ladeeyn ladies: Hug ny ladeeyn creeney eck ansoor jee Bible

marranyn mistakes: Tan dooinney creeney shaghney marranyn JJK; errors

ommydan pl. ommydanyn fool: Cha vel goan creeney cooie da ommydan Bible

pooaral influential, high-powered, mighty, powerful, puissant: Ta dooinney creeney pooaral Bible

rollageydagh astrologer, astronomical, star-gazer: veih dooinney creeney erbee, ny rollageydagh, ny Caldean Bible

smaghtys keepeth, refraineth: agh eshyn smaghtys e veillyn, t'eh creeney Bible

sparalagh spareth: Raad ta dooinney creeney ynsit, t'eh sparalagh jeh e ghoan Bible

stoyrey hoard, hoarding: Ta deiney creeney stoyrey seose creenaght Bible

astrologer (n.) astroayllee; faaishneyder rollageagh; fer fysseree; planartagh; rollageydagh: that asked such things at any magician, or astrologer - ta er hirrey lheid ny reddyn veih dooinney creeney erbee, ny rollageydagh Bible

common sense (n.) creeney; keeal cadjin: He hasn't any common sense - Cha nel keeal cadjin erbee echey. JJK idiom; keeayl vayrey

enemy (n.) noid: A wise man often makes a friend of his enemy - Ta'n dooinney creeney mennick jannoo carrey jeh e noid. JJK idiom; rueg

I will liken soylee-ym: I will liken him unto a wise man - soylee-ym eh gys dooinney creeney Bible

parable (n.) coraa dorraghey: I will incline mine ear to the parable - Croym-ym my chleaysh gys y coraa-dorraghey Bible; raa creeney

unless (conj.) ny slooid: 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; (ny) s'looid; naslu; mannagh; er-be

arraneyn songs: As loayr eh three thousaneyn dy raaghyn creeney: as va e arraneyn thousane as queig. Bible

attey pl. attaghyn, atteeyn chapiter, chaplet, crown: Ta berchys attey aalin da sleih creeney Bible

beasagh (=Ir. beasach ; lat. pacificus) (as person) civil; civilised, civilized, decorous, moral, quiet-mannered, urbane; submissive; obedient: ta coyrleyder creeney gys y chleaysh beasagh. Bible; pliable

bentyn 1 appertain, belong, concern, contiguous, pertain, touching a: Ta ny reddyn shoh neesht bentyn dauesyn ta creeney. Bible; 2 (feel) touch

bleb dupe, fool, idiot: Gowee bleb rish moylley as gowee dooinney creeney rish foill. JJK

cheet er e hoshiaght gain: Nee dooinney creeney geaishtagh, as cheet er e hoshiaght ayns ynsagh Bible

coyrlaghyn counsels, motions: Hie shen er jannoo dy phrowal ny kiare coyrlaghyn hug m'ayr dou," as Flaaree, "as nish ta mee braew shickyr dy nee creeney ta ny kiare coyrlaghyn shoh. Bible

cur ansoor da answer: Cur ansoor da ommydan rere e ommijys, nagh bee eh creeney ayns e smooinaghtyn hene. Bible

dooinney seyr (=Ir. duine saor) gentleman: V'ou dty Resour Vannin, ard-ghooinney ny cheerey, v'ou gowit son dooinney seyr as dooinney creeney Trad Bal

eddin (=Ir. éadan) (f.) pl. eddinyn (of dam) apron, breast wall, rockface; countenance, dial, disc, facade, face, facet, facial, fascia, feature, forefront, front, frontage: Ta creenaght soilshean ayns eddin dooinney creeney Bible; impudence, cheek, effrontery, temerity

eiyrit shickyr fastened: Ta goan deiney creeney myr lorg-immanagh, as myr treinaghyn eiyrit shickyr liorish mainshtyryn y cho-chruinnaght Bible

er aght elley alternatively, in another connection, otherwise: Liorish dy creeney yeearreeyn neu-pheccoil y obbal, dy vod oo ny share obbal ad, tra t'ad er aght elley. CS

er ny choyrlaghey admonished: Ny share ta lhiannoo boght as creeney, na shenn ree ommijagh, nagh bee arragh er ny choyrlaghey Bible

fadeyr pl. fadeyryn prophet: She'n fer-ynsee Pangloss va fadeyr creeney yn lught-thie, as va Candide geaishtagh rish ny lessoonyn echey lesh ooilley'n credjue mie haink jesh da'n eash as yn ymmyrkey echey. CnyO; vaticinator

fir-ysseree soothsayers, sorcerers: doardee yn ree dy eamagh er ny deiney-creeney, as ny rollaageydee, as ny fir-ysseree Bible

jannoo carrey jeh befriend: Tan dooinney creeney mennick jannoo carrey jeh e noid JJK

keeaylagh eloquent; prudent: Eh ta creeney ayns cree, vees enmyssit keeaylagh, as ta miljid glare ny meillyn bishaghey ynsagh. Bible

kiarail son provide for, providing for: nagh vel ain ayns shoh ynnyd vaghee, dy vodmayd dy creeney as ayns traa kiarail son bea elley CS

lhiastey diffident, dilatory, idle, inactive, indolent, languid, languorous, lazy, lethargic, lethargical, reluctant, remiss, slothful, workshy: t'eh ny ghooinney creeney: agh eh ta lhiastey 'syn ouyr Bible; loath

lhiy yn assyl fadane wild ass's colt: Son baillish dooinney donney ve coontit creeney, ga dy vel eh er ny ruggey myr lhiy yn assyl fadane Bible

mee-cheeayllee fools: Cha vel lurgaghyn y chroobagh corrym: myr shen ta raa creeney ayns beeal ny mee-cheeayllee. Bible

quoi ec ta fys who knows: As quoi ec ta fys nee dooinney creeney, ny ommydan vees eh ? Bible

rollaageydee astrologers: ta ny deiney-creeney, ny rollaageydee er ve sumnit kiongoyrt rhym Bible

slickly likely: V'eh feer aalin as creeney as slickly dy row eh nane jeh ny reeaghyn s'cooie va rieau ayn GB

soylaghey comparison, imagery, liken, resemble, similitude, typify: soylaghey adhene roo hene, cha vel ad creeney. Bible

soylee-ym I will liken: soylee-ym eh gys dooinney creeney hrog e hie er creg Bible

speeideil1 prosper, sped: Hug ny ladeeyn creeney eck ansoor jee, dy jarroo, hug ee ansoor jee hene, 0 Nagh vel ad er speeideil? Bible

tastagh considerate, discerning, knowing, observant, perceptive, percipient, politic, sagacious, vigilant: dooinney tastagh roshtyn gys coyrleyn creeney Bible; (keen-witted) acute; (of mind) keen; heedful; wise; wary; wistful

thie ny trimshee house of mourning: Ta cree yn dooinney creeney ayns thie ny trimshee: agh ta cree yn ommydan ayns thie yn rouanys. Bible

Vannin (gen.) See Mannin of Man: V'ou dty Resour Vannin ard-ghooinney ny cheerey, V'ou gowit son dooinney seyr as dooinney creeney Dhoor

whueeyl See queeyl (y); (the) wheel: Ta ree creeney skeayley ny meechrauee, as tayrn y whueeyl harrystoo Bible

ymmydyn uses: cha jig oo harrish ayrn erbee jee agh gys ymmydyn creeney as crauee CS

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

dry sponkit, reeastanagh; chirrym: The road is dry without being hard - Ta'n raad chirrym gyn ve creoi. DF idiom; creeney; creoi; cuckley; jeen; shiast: The cow is dry - Ta'n vooa shiast. DF idiom; shiastey: Dry wells - Chibbraghyn shiastey. DF idiom; sloateil; chyrmey; chyrmaghey; chirmaghey: Put out to dry - Cur magh dy chirmaghey. DF 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

lay up (v.) cur ny haaue; cur stiagh; stoyral; tashtey; tayrn ass yn aarkey; (impv) tasht-jee; stoyr-jee: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven - Agh stoyr-jee seose berchys diu hene ayns niau Bible; tasht seose: and lay up his words in thine heart - as tasht seose e ghoan ayns dty chree Bible; stoyrey seose: Wise men lay up knowledge - Ta deiney creeney stoyrey seose creenaght 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

proverb (n.) dooyrtiman; coraa dorraghey: now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb - nish tou loayrt dy foshlit, as cha vel oo loayrt coraadorraghey Bible; shenn-raa: Therefore it became a proverb - Shen-y-fa haink eh dy ve shenn-raa Bible; raa creeney; raa-dorraghey: To understand a proverb - Dy hoiggal raa-dorraghey Bible; raa floutagh: That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon - Dy jean oo goaill seose yn raa floutagh shoh noi ree Vabylon Bible; raa-cadjin: Son of man, what is that proverb that ye have in the land of Israel - Vac y dooinney, cre tan raacadjin; shennockle

prudence (n.) creenaght: Enjoin prudence upon a person - Coyrle y chur da peiagh dy ve creeney. DF idiom; feeudid, feeudys; tashid: Young as he is, he isn't wanting in prudence - Ga dy vel eh aeg, cha nel eh laccal, tastid. JJK idiom

wit1 keeayl; ta shen dy ghra; tappey; keeal: 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; keeall: 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

ard-chianoortys supreme governorship; chief of the governors: hug eh da yn reill harrish slane rheam Vabylon , as yn ard-chiannoortys harrish ooilley deiney-creeney Vabylon

cassey change, curl, distort, flick, flounce, involvement, meander, meandering, screw, spin, squirm, swing, swirl, tangle, turn, twist, warp, whip-round, wind, wrench; whirl: tee kinjagh cassey mygeayrt as chyndaa reesht rere e combaaseyn Bible; wring: ver y saggyrt lesh eh gys yn altar, as nee eh cassey yn kione jeh Bible; pervert: gioot dolley sooillyn y vooinjer creeney, as cassey cooishyn y sleih cairagh Bible; twisting

coyrlee 1 (v.) advocate, exhort, urge: Coyrlee ny deiney aegey myrgeddin dy ve sheelt-aignagh. Bible; 2 reprove a: Ny coyrlee yn ghannidagh, er-aggle dy der eh feoh dhyt Bible; 3 rebuke a: coyrlee yn dooinney creeney, as bee eh ayns aigney-mie rhyt Bible; 4 advisory, advising, counselling, consultant, consulting a: As hug Absalom fys son Ahitophel yn Gilonite, fer-coyrlee Ghavid, veih e ard-valley Bible; 5 (npl.) advisers; 6 persuade

cummal abode, dwelling, dwelling place, residence: Ta berchys ayn dy ve er ny yeearree, as ooil ayns cummal y dooinney creeney: agh ta'n ommydan dy yummal eh. Bible; abstain, arrest, contain, hold, grip, retain, keep, containment, contents, possession; celebrate, celebration; inhabit, live: ren eh cummal ayns y clieau Bible; habitation; bide


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