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donney (=Ir. donadh) 1 calamitous, ill-advised, inauspicious, unfortunate, unlucky, very ill, woeful a: cha jean eh shirveish deiney donney Bible; 2 unhappy; 3 (of food) bad

Inexact matches:

dy donney badly: Ta mee gennaghtyn dy donney. DF

bad3 (of food) donney

calamitous (adj.) arkyssagh, donney, seiyjagh

inauspicious (adj.) donney

unlucky (adj.) donney, drogh-aighagh, drogh-haghyragh, meehaghyrtagh, neuluckee; (pref.) drogh-

bad1 (adj.) drogh: Bad death on you! - Drogh vaase ort! DF idiom; doogh, breaghagh, dangeragh, donney, loau, loghtagh; olk

ill-advised (adj.) donney: That advice was ill-advised - By ghonney y choyrle shen. DF idiom; neuchreeney

unfortunate (adj.) donney, drogh-aighagh; mee-aighar: We are unfortunate - Ta shin mee-aighar. JJK idiom; meefortanagh; meehaghyrtagh

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

very ill donney; feer ching: She lies very ill in bed - T'ee ny lhie feer ching. JJK idiom

woeful (adj.) boirit, donney; seaghnagh: neither have I desired the woeful day - chamoo ta mee er yeearree son y laa seaghnagh Bible; seiyjagh

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

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


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