backwards (adv.) cooyl-y-choshey; er-ash; er-dreeym: She is going backwards - T'ee goll er e dreeym. DF idiom; ergooyl: To take a step backwards - Dy ghoaill kesmayd ergooyl. DF idiom; gour y drommey: He is going backwards - T'eh goll gour-e-ghrommey. DF idiom
directly (adj.) dy jeeragh: We must go down directly - Shegin dooin goll sheese dy-jeeragh. JJK idiom; (ny) sheyn: I'm going to get up directly - Irreeym ny sheyn. JJK idiom; er-y-chooyl: Not yet, but she's going to get up directly - Cha nel foast, agh troggee ee urree er-y-chooyl. JJK idiom
immeeaght (=Ir. imeacht) (f.) pl. immeeaghtyn act, action, decampment, departure, drift, exit, exodus, going away, procedure, proceeding, procession, progress, progression, start, walk, way; (of events) current; depart, go, going: as scoan va Jacob er n'immeeaght veih fenish Isaac e ayr, dy daink Esau e vraar stiagh veih e heilg. Bible; flight of time, fullness; paces of a horse; mien
fast1 chionn, shickyr; dain; er hoshiagh, tappee; (v.) trosht, trostey; (adv.) (dy) tappee: I think so, too, the glass is going down fast - Ta mish credjal myrgeddin, ta'n gless tuittym dy-tappee. JJK idiom
rule linnaghey; ordreil; ordreilagh; reill: I am going to explain to you the rule, which is the most difficult of all - Soilsheeym dhyt yn reill s'doillee jeh ooilley. JJK idiom; reilley; reiltys, reilltys; reillys; reilt; (n.) rule
watch1 arrey, coadey; dooshtey; freayll arrey; freayll arrey er; gardey; jeeaghyn; lught farrar; ooreyder: His father is going to give him a gold watch - Ver e ayr da ooreyder airhey. JJK idiom; peeikearagh; shassoo arrey; sheygin; watch
across (prep.) har: Across there in England - Har aynshen ayns Sostyn. DF idiom; cheu hoal; hoon; tessen, tessyn: I am going across the road - Ta mee goll tessyn y raad. DF idiom; wass; harrish: He has a scar across his face - Ta cron harrish yn eddin echey DF idiom; noal: He came from across - Haink eh noal. DF idiom; noon: Go across to England - Immee noon gys Sostyn. DF idiom; hoal: The house across the way - Yn thie hoal DF idiom
ahead er oaie: To go ahead - Dy gholl er oaie. DF idiom; er y chione: He's going ahead - T'eh goll er y chione. DF idiom; kionroish; roish: To draw ahead of something - Dy gholl roish red ennagh. DF idiom
comely (adj.) aalin: For our comely parts have no need - Son cha vel ny oltyn aalin ain feme er shoh Bible; bwaagh: Thy cheeks are comely with rows of jewels - Ta dty cheeillyn bwaagh soit magh lesh roaghyn dy yewellyn Bible; bwoyagh; cooie: but for that which is comely - agh son shen ny ta cooie Bible; feudagh: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink - te mie as feudagh son peccagh dy ee as dy iu Bible; fakinagh, graysoil; jesh: is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered? - vel eh jesh da ben dy yannoo padjer gys Jee as y kione eck gyn coodagh? Bible; stoamey: There be three things which go well, yea, four are comely in going - Ta ayn three cretooryn ta shooyl dy mie; as eer yn chiarroo ta stoamey ayns gimmeeaght Bible; stoamid: I will not conceal his parts, nor his power, nor his comely proportion - Cha jean-ym keiltyn e oltyn, ny e hroshid, ny stoamid cummey e niart. Bible
explain (v.) ceau soilshey er: I cannot explain it - Cha noddym ceau soilshey er. DF idiom; cur baght er; meenaghey; soilshaghey: I am going to explain to you the rule, which is the most difficult of all - Soilsheeym dhyt yn reill s'doillee jeh ooilley. JJK idiom
just now (adv.) er y chooyl: I am going just now - Ta mee goll er y chooyl. DF idiom; vaidjin; vaidjyn: He was here just now - V'eh ayns shoh vaidjyn. DF idiom; kiart nish: Don't intrude on her just now - Ny brish stiagh urree kiart nish. DF idiom; nish hene: I'll be on the ground just now - Beeym er y thalloo nish hene. DF idiom
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]
soccaragh (=Ir. socarach) 1 easy-going, forbearing, good-natured, leisurely, moderate, pacific, placid, staid, sweet-tempered, unexcitable, unruffled, easygoing, sweet tempered a: shegin da ny shirveishee ve soccaragh Bible; 2 (as person) slow; 3 sedate
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