fair1 (adj.) aalin: Fair is that woman! - S'aalin y ven shen! JJK idiom; stoamey; bane, glen, mie; cairagh, cossyllagh, dy corrym, jonnick; (n.) margey: Our annual fair will be to-morrow fortnight - Bee nyn margey bleeanagh kegeesh mairagh. JJK idiom; preaban
exchange co-cheaghley; co-cheaghlid; coonree; coonrey: Fair exchange - Coonrey corrym. DF idiom and Joseph gave them bread in exchange for horses - as hug Joseph arran daue ayns coonrey, son cabbil Bible; maylart; maylartagh; maylartane; maylartey
glen (=Ir. glan) 1 chaste, clean, cleanse, clear, clear-cut, cloudless, downright, emphatic, fair, fresh-coloured, hygienic, peremptory, pure, sheer, to a T, undefiled, unpolluted, liquidate a: ghow eh jeh dagh baagh glen, as jeh dagh eean glen Bible; 2 (of refusal) flat; 3 (of vision) unclouded; 4 nett
stoamey curvaceous, dashing, fair, good-looking, gorgeous, graceful, personable, shapely: hoie eh magh er e hon shamyr stoamey Bible; (person) well-formed, large-breasted, well-proportioned; fine; stately; smasher; goodly; comely
damsel (n.) ben aeg: And the damsel was very fair to look upon - As va’n ven aeg feer aalin dy yeeaghyn urree Bible; caillin; caillin aeg; doodee; inneen; inney-veyl; moidyn: If a damsel that is a virgin be betrothed unto an husband - My vees ben aeg ta ny moidyn nasht rish sheshey bible
goodly (adj.) menoyr: A green olive tree, fair, and of goodly fruit - Billey-olive glass, aalin, as lesh mess menoyr Bible; menoyragh, mie, mieyssagh; ooasle: I have a goodly heritage - ta aym eiraght ooasle Bible; stoamey: And Joseph was a goodly person - as va Joseph ny phersoon stoamey, as feer aalin. Bible; aalin: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child - as tra honnick ee dy row eh ny lhiannoo aalin Bible
aalin (=Ir. álainn) beautiful, fair, handsome, splendid: Dy vaik mec Yee inneenyn gheiney dy row ad aalin. Bible; pretty; lovely; comely: Va enn eu er Paquette, inney-veyl waagh y ven- çhiarn onneragh ain: ayns ny roihaghyn ecksh vlasht mee er eunyssyn pargys, ren cur orrym yn torçhagh iurinagh ta shiu fakin mee goll er gee CnyO; goodly; well favoured [OIr. álaind]
buigh 1 See bwee fair headed, fair-headed a: cur-my-ner, my te, ayns shilley, ny s’diuney na’n chrackan, as fynney buigh thanney ayn Bible; 2 jaundiced, sallow, tan; 3 yellow: ceaghlit myr shoh, er skianyn buigh myr airh getlagh gys yrjey, lheie ad ersooyl 'syn aer PC; 4 dun [O.Ir. buide]
coar (=Ir. cóir) (f.) 1 crane a: Myr eean coar, ny gollan-geayee Bible; 2 (for rope) twister; 3 (adj.) acquiescent, affable, approachable, decent, easy-going, fair-minded, indulgent, inoffensive, kindly, nice, obliging, over, easygoing: Dooinney coar DF; 4 benign; 5 civil [O.Ir. corr]
jeeragh (=Ir. díreach) candid, direct, downright, due, erect, fair and square, faithful, forthcoming, frank, honest, just, lineal, outright, outspoken, partly done, perfect, plumb, point-blank, right, rigid, sincere, straight, straightforward, strict, true, undeviating, unequivocal, unerring, unsophisticated, unswerving, upright: t'eh jannoo my raad jeeragh Bible [O.Ir. díriuch]
jiarg (=Ir. dearg) COMPARE ruy bloodshot, florid, glowing, gules, live, red, rouge, ruddy, sanguine, stark: As hrog ad veih'n aarkey jiarg: as ren ad campal ayns faasagh Sin. Bible; burning: As hie eh magh veih Pharaoh ayns jiarg chorree. Bible; (intensive) fair; (as land) turned; abandoned [O.Ir. derg]
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