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he bock; collagh; eh: He hasn't been there yet - Cha nel eh er ve ayns shen foast. JJK idiom; eh-shen; (emph.) eshyn: He who acknowledges no judge condemns himself - Eshyn nagh gow rish briw erbee t'eh deyrey eh hene. JJK idiom; firryn; firrynagh

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he goats heurinyn

he is t'eh: He is mouldering in idleness - T'eh tuittym ass y cheilley lesh yn litcherys DF idiom

he please saillish

he will saillish, sallish: The more one has the more one wants - Myr smoo t'ec fer, smoo saillish. JJK idiom

He Goat Precipice (n.) Harstal

he is entitled to cairys ec da

He is ruined (intj) Mullagh er

He is undone (intj) Mullagh er

he that loveth eshyn by-haittin

he would wish ballish; baillishyn; by vian lesh: That is just as he would wish - Ta shen kiart myr by vian lesh. DF idiom

hit ard-speeideilys; builley: He hit back - Hug eh builley er builley. DF idiom; bwoalley; cur da; labbal; woaill: He hit it as hard as he could - Woaill eh lesh ooilley e niart eh. DF idiom

Mullagh er (intj) He is ruined, He is undone

clearly (adv.) b'leayr dy row; dy glen: He speaks clearly - T'eh loayrt dy ghlen. DF idiom; dy sullyr: He speaks clearly - T'eh loayrt dy sullyr. DF idiom; dy baghtal: I understood clearly - Hoig mee dy baghtal. DF idiom; gyn ourys: He is clearly wrong - T'eh aggairagh gyn ourys. DF idiom

closed jeight: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. - son ta ny goan jeight seose, as sealit, gys traa yn jerrey. Bible; (v.) ghooïn, ghooin: He closed the door after him - Ghooin eh y dorrys ny yei. DF idiom; dooint; doont: Road closed to motor traffic - Raad doont da gleashtanyn. DF idiom; yeigh: And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister - As yeigh eh yn lioar, as hug eh ee reesht dan chirveishagh Bible

gathereth chymsaghey: And he that gathereth the ashes of the heifer - As nee eshyn ta chymsaghey leoien cholbagh Bible; chaglym: He gathereth the waters of the sea together - Teh chaglym ushtaghyn ny marrey cooidjagh Bible; chymsagh: and as one gathereth eggs that are left - as myr ta fer ta chymsagh oohyn ta treigit Bible; (ears) jeeassyraght: and it shall be as he that gathereth ears in the valley of Rephaim - as bee eh goll-rishyn ta jeeassyraght ayns coan Rephaim Bible

help cooinee; cooney lesh: He is only too glad to help you - Cha nel eh laccal ny smoo na dy chooney lhiat. DF idiom; couyr: He came to my help - Haink eh dy my chouyr. DF idiom; cooin: Help yourself - Cooin lhiat hene. DF idiom; (n.) cooney: He bawled for help - Dyllee eh son cooney. DF idiom; (n.) cooneyder

stupid (n., adj.) awaneagh; bolvaneagh: He isn't so stupid as he looks - Cha nel eh cha bolvaneagh as t'eh jeeaghyn. JJK idiom; bouyranagh, jeecheeayllagh, meehushtagh; ommidjagh: He is as fat and stupid as a wether - T'eh cha roauyr as ommidjagh as mohlt. DF idiom

worthy1 (adj.) feeu: Worthy of respect - Feeu arrym. DF idiom; feeudagh: He is worthy of it - T'eh feeudagh da. DF idiom; toilliu: For the labourer is worthy of his hire - Son ta'n labree toilliu e 'aill. DF idiom; toilchin: He is worthy of death - T'eh toilchin baase. DF idiom; onoroil: If he will shew himself a worthy man - My yeeaghys eh eh-hene ny ghooinney onoroil Bible

guilty (adj.) kyndagh; oolagh; oolee: He feels how guilty he is - T'eh g'ennaghtyn cre cha oolee as t'eh. JJK idiom

quaked (n.) chrie: He quaked when he saw her - Chrie eh tra honnick eh ee. DF idiom

saillish See sallish he will, he please: son t'eshyn jannoo cre-erbee saillish hene. Bible

alarm (n.) alarym, fogrym, larm; tharmane: He raised the alarm - Hrog eh yn tharmane. DF idiom; (v.) cur aggle er, scoaghey; cur raaue da: He gave him the alarm - Hug eh raaue da. DF idiom

although (conj.) ga dy: Although he is ill, he gives lessons every day - Ga dy vel eh ching, t'eh cur lessoonyn dagh laa. JJK idiom; ga-reih; ga ta

amends (v.) jannoo lhiasaghey: And he shall make amends for the harm that he hath done - As nee eh lhiasaghey son yn aggair teh er nyannoo Bible; (n.) corrym, lhiasagh

bad temper (n.) drogh-yien: He is in a bad temper - Ta drogh yien er. DF idiom; ferg: He is in a bad temper - Ta ferg er. DF idiom

before dinner roish jinnair: he marvelled that he had not first washed before dinner - ghow eh yindys nagh niee eh (e laueyn) roish jinnair Bible

but for agh son: but for his iniquity that he hath committed, he shall die for it - agh son e ghrogh-yannoo teh er chur-rish, yiow eh baase. Bible; agh er son

Castletown man (n.) guilley dullish: He is a Castletown man - T'eh ny ghuilley dullish. DF idiom; dooinney Valley Chashtal: He is a Castletown man - T'eh ny ghooinney Valley Chashtal. DF idiom

committed er n'yannoo: He has not only stolen, but he has committed a murder - Cha nel eh ynrican er n'gheid, agh t'eh myrgeddin er n'yannoo dunverys. JJK idiom

constitution1 (n.) callin: He has a wonderful constitution - Ta caillin yindyssagh echey. DF idiom; slaynt: He has a wonderful constitution - Ta slaynt yindyssagh echey. DF idiom; reill cheerey; jannoo co-yantys

crossed crosht; crossit; immeeit harrish; troailtit; cheet quaiyl: He never crossed my path - Cha ren eh rieau cheet my whaiyl. DF idiom; heean: He crossed himself - Heean eh eh hene. DF idiom

desires (npl.) yeearreeyn; (v.) geearree: It is not he who has little that's poor but he who desires more - Cha nee eshyn ta red beg echey ta boght agh eshyn ta geearree ny smoo. JJK idiom

ditched ceaut ersooyl; ceaut 'sy jeeig: He ditched the car - Hug eh y gleashtan 'sy jeeig. DF idiom; currit 'sy cheayn: He ditched the 'plane - Hug eh yn etlan 'sy cheayn. DF idiom; faagit; jeeigagh; jeeigit; treigit

dropped lhieggit; chroymm: He dropped his head - Chroymm eh e chione. DF idiom; huitt: He dropped down dead - Huitt eh marroo. DF idiom

English1 (n.) Baarle, Baarl: He has an English accent - Ta blass ny Baarle echey. DF idiom; Baarlagh; (adj., n.) Sostnagh; Sostynagh: He has an English accent - Ta blass Sostynagh echey. DF idiom

Englishman (n.) Sostnagh: He apes the Englishman - T'eh garrish y Sostnagh. DF idiom; Sostynagh: He is a pukka Englishman - She Sostynagh veih'n chlean eh. DF idiom

hid cheill: He hid the truth - Cheil eh yn irriney. DF idiom; dollee: He hid the money - Dollee eh yn argid. DF idiom; kellit

I dont know cha s'aym: I don't know why he acts as he does - Cha s'aym cre'n fa t'eh t'eh gaghtey eh hene myr shen. DF idiom

keen1 foyragh; foyral; geayr; geyragh; jeean: He is a keen fisherman - T'eh ny eeasteyr jeean. DF idiom; shleeuit, shleeut; geyre: He has a keen sense of hearing - Ta cleayshyn geyre echey. DF idiom

learned ynsit: I'm not as learned as he - Cha nel mish cha ynsit as eshyn. JJK idiom; dynsee: He learned to read - Dynsee eh dy lhaih. DF idiom

murder (n.) dunverys: He has not only stolen, but he has committed a murder - Cha nel eh ynrican er n'gheid, agh t'eh myrgeddin er n'yannoo dunverys. JJK idiom; milley, foall, marroo; murder; (v.) jannoo dunverys

of ointment ooiley: He maketh the deep to boil like a pot: he maketh the sea like a pot of ointment - Teh cur er y diunid dy vroie myr pot: as yn aarkey dy ve myr pot ooiley Bible

oldest (adj.) by hinney: He was the oldest person - V'eshyn yn fer by hinney. DF idiom; shinney: He was the oldest person - V'eshyn yn fer shinney. DF idiom

pointed (adj.) birragh: He has pointed ears - Ta cleayshyn birragh echey. DF idiom; birranagh, brackit, byrragh, frioganagh, geyre, gibbagh; (v.) yeeree: He pointed the gun at me - Yeeree eh y gunn orrym. DF idiom

proud1 (adj.) moyrnagh: He is very proud of her - T'eh feer voynagh assjee. DF idiom; styrdal; (n.) mooaralagh: He is a proud one - She mooaralagh eh. DF idiom

proved fidrit; fondit; prowit; phrow: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them - shen y raad ren eh daue slattys as oardagh, as ayns shen phrow eh ad Bible

ran (v.) roie: He ran with all his might, and at last he overtook me - Roie eh lesh ooilley e niart, as fy-yerrey ver eh orrym. JJK idiom

seated (ny) hoie: He remained seated - Hannee eh ny hoie. DF idiom; (ny) soie; nyn soie: Seated round the table - Nyn soie mygeayrt y voayrd. DF idiom; soit; hoie: He seated himself - Hoie eh sheese. DF idiom

separated charbaait; scarrit: He is separated from his wife - T'eh scarrit rish e ven. DF idiom; scarrt; scart; scarr: He and I separated - Scarr mish as eshyn rish y cheilley. DF idiom; soit er-lheh

set free (v.) lhiggey yn raad da; feayslit: He was set free - V'eh feayslit. DF idiom; seyrit: He was set free - V'eh seyrit. DF idiom

spoke (n.) doarnane; spake; loayr: He spoke in such a manner, as to lead us to think that he was quite innocent - Loayr eh er lheid yn aght, myr dy chur orrin smooinaghtyn dy row eh slane oney. JJK idiom

stolen (adj.) bredagh; callit; geidit, geiddit; er ny gheid; er gheid: He had stolen ten pounds, hadn't he? - V'eh er gheid jeih puint, nagh row? JJK idiom

stopped cummit; scuirrit; stappit; scuirr: He stopped short - Scuirr eh er y chooyl. DF idiom; stap: He stopped dead - Stap eh dy bollagh. DF idiom; sthap: I stopped the cheque - Sthap mee y sheck. DF idiom

to us dooin, dooinyn: He was holding forth to us - V'eh cur barel dooin. DF idiom; hooin: He will come to us - Hig eh hooin. DF idiom; rooin, rooinyn; hooinyn

tried1 prowit: Sorely tried - Prowit dy trome. DF idiom; phrow: He tried it without success - Phrow eh er agh cha daink eh lesh. DF idiom; tryit: He was tried in Douglas - V'eh tryit ayns Doolish. DF idiom

unfit1 anchooie; aslayntagh: He is unfit - T'eh aslayntagh. DF idiom; drogh foaynoo er: He is unfit - Ta drogh foaynoo er. DF idiom; neuchooie

wasting craiuagh; craiughey; jeeylaghey; jummalys; jummallys; jummal: He is wasting his time - T'eh jummal yn traa echey. DF idiom; shangaghey: He is wasting away - T'eh shangaghey. DF idiom

young1 aeg: Young as he is, he isn't wanting in prudence - Ga dy vel eh aeg, cha nel eh laccal, tastid. JJK idiom; (adj.) aegey

eh-shen he

abideth (v.) fuirriaghtyn: He that abideth in this city shall die by the sword - Eshyn ta fuirriaghtynsyn ard-valley shoh, yiow eh baase lesh y chliwe Bible; surranse: all that abideth not the fire ye shall make go through the water - ooilley nagh vel surranse yn aile, ver shiu er dy gholl trooid yn ushtey Bible; fuirriaght: he abideth at Jerusalem - teh fuirriaght ec Jerusalem Bible; er-mayrn: thou hast laid the foundation of the earth, and it abideth - tou er hoiaghey undin ny hooirey, as te er-mayrn Bible; tannaghtyn: but the earth abideth for ever - agh tan thalloo tannaghtyn veih sheeloghe gys sheeloghe Bible

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

armour (v.) armal, plaaitail; (n.) eilley: he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted - teh goaill veih ooilley e eilley, huggey veh treishteil Bible; eilley chaggee: all of them clothed with all sorts of armour - ooilley coamrit ayns dy chooilley cheint dy eilley-caggee Bible; ejy

at last (adv.) fy yerrey: He ran with all his might, and at last he overtook me - Roie eh lesh ooilley e niart, as fy-yerrey ver eh orrym. JJK idiom; fey-yerrey: But at the last Daniel came in before me - Agh fey-yerrey haink Daniel stiagh kiongoyrt rhym Bible

at night 'syn oie: Last thing at night - Yn red jerrinagh 'syn oie. DF idiom; er oie: He who walks at night - Eshyn hoolys er oie. DF idiom; ec yn oie: and at night he shall divide the spoil - as ec yn oie, rheynnee eh yn spooilley Bible

authority (n.) lught-reill; torrity, currym; eaghtyrys: I am under his authority - Ta mee fo'n eaghtyrys echey. DF idiom; pooar: He went beyond his authority - Hie eh erskyn y pooar echey. DF idiom; ard-ynseyder: He is an authority on Manx - She ard-ynseyder ny Gaelgey eh. DF idiom; ard-reill

bad way drogh-chummey er: The turf seems to be in a bad way - Ta drogh cummey er y voain. DF idiom; feer ching: He is in a bad way - T'eh feer ching. DF idiom; stayd olk: He is in a bad way - T'eh ayns stayd olk. DF idiom

bringeth down cur lesh sheese: For he bringeth down them that dwell on high - Son teh cur lesh sheese adsyn ta cummal dy ard Bible; coyrt lesh sheese: he bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up - teh coyrt lesh sheese gys yn oaie, as troggal seose Bible

colour1 (n.) brattagh; cullyr: I cannot conceive how he can choose so ugly a colour - Cha noddym sheiltyn kys vod eh reih cullyr cha graney. JJK idiom; daah: He would choose this colour - Reihagh eh yn daah shoh. JJK idiom; (v.) cullyral, cur crackan er, cur daah er, daaghey, daahghey

command (n.) anney, mainshtyraght; sarey: He disregarded the command - Cha dug eh geill da'n sarey. DF idiom; smaght: He had complete command over himself - Va lane smaght echey er e hene. DF idiom; kioneys: The High Command - Yn ard chioneys. DF idiom; (v.) cur sarey da, goardaghey, oardaghey, stiurey; (impv) oardee

crush1 broo: He will crush the head of the serpent - Nee eh kione yn ardnieu y vroo. DF idiom; broojey; caagh: He has a crush on her - T'eh caagh urree. DF idiom; creujaghey; creujey; jing: Please crush up a little - Jing-jee seose red beg my sailliu. DF idiom; jingey; (to); (dy) vroo

divided rheynnit: Let it be neither mine nor thine, but divide it - Ny lhig da ve edyr lhiams ny lhiats, agh lhig da ve rheynnit Bible; rheynn: He divided his goods between them - Rheynn eh e chooid orroo. DF idiom; reynn: and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads - as veih shen ve er ny reynn ayns kiare banglaneyn Bible; scarr: And God made the firmament, and divided the waters - As chroo Jee yn aer; as scarr eh ny ushtaghyn fo yn aer Bible; scart: And the great city was divided into three parts - As van ard-valley mooar scart ayns three ayrnyn Bible; yiare: And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst - As ghow eh ad shoh ooilley, as yiare eh dagh unnane oc ayns daa ayrn Bible

drove bochillaght; griaght; imman: And he delivered them into the hand of his servants, every drove by themselves - As livrey eh ad gys laue e harvaantyn, dy chooilley imman orroo hene Bible; deiyr: he drove them all out of the temple - deiyr eh ad ooilley ass y chiamble Bible

fleeth chea: The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling - Ta fer-ny-failley chea, er-y-fa dy nee fer-failt eh Bible; chea-ys: He that fleeth from the fear shall fall into the pit - Eshyn chea-ys veih yn aggle, tuittee ehsyn oaie Bible

for (prep.) chum: Spit for roasting meat - Bher chum rostey feill. DF idiom; gour, kyndagh; cour: To lay something by for a rainy day - Cur red ennagh ersooyl cour laa fliaghee. JJK idiom; da: I fetch and carry for him - Ta mee jannoo chyrryssyn da. DF idiom; dys; er: He was called for - V'eh eieit er. DF idiom; er son: For keeps - Er son dy bragh. DF idiom; lesh: He made a bee-line for the table - Hie eh dy jeeragh lesh y voayrd. DF idiom; rish: For the past few days - Rish ny laghyn jerrinagh shoh. DF idiom; ry-hoi; son: For ever and ever - Son dy bragh as dy bragh. DF idiom

he-goat (n.) bock goayr, goar-fyrryn; heurin; goayr-yrryn

he-lamb (n.) eayn firryn

he-man (n.) treanagh

image (n.) caslys: for in the image of God made he man - son ayns caslys Yee hie dooinney er croo. Bible; cochaslys; jalloo: He is the image of you - T'eh dty yalloo hene. DF idiom; soyley; co-yalloo; scaan: an image was before mine eyes - va scaan roish my hooillyn Bible

in a rage ayns jymmoose: and ye have slain them in a rage - as ta shiu er varroo ad ayns jymmoose Bible; ayns jiarg eulys: So he turned and went away in a rage - Myr shen hyndaa eh, as jimmee eh roish ayns jiarg eulys Bible; jiarg-chorree: for he was in a rage with him because of this thing - son veh jiarg-chorree rish, son ny dooyrt eh Bible; er ouyl

is t': He is exceedingly angry - T'eh corree ass towse. JJK idiom; ta: Gold is yellow - Ta airh buigh. JJK idiom; (interrog.) vel: Is dinner ready? - Vel jinnair aarloo? JJK idiom; (emph.) she: He is an Englishman - She Sostnagh eh. JJK idiom; (interrog.) nee: Is that your pen? - Nee shen y penn ayd? JJK idiom

lead1 (v.) coyrt, cur, leeideil, leeideill, lhomey laue, scair, shiaullee, stiurey, toshiaght, reaghey; leeid: Lead the way, please, and I will follow you - Leeid yn raad my sailliu, as eiyrym erriu. JJK idiom; cur er: He spoke in such a manner, as to lead us to think that he was quite innocent - Loayr eh er lheid yn aght, myr dy chur orrin smooinaghtyn dy row eh slane oney. JJK idiom; (n.) caabyl, streir, yeeal, ard-ayrn; (suf.) -toshee

left er chlee, er hostal; kiare; (v.) daag: He left it there last night - Daag eh ayns shen riyr. DF idiom; hreig: He left his wife - Hreig eh e ven. DF idiom; toshtal: The left-hand house - Yn thie toshtal. DF idiom; faagit: It's the only avenue left - She'n un vollagh ta faagit. DF idiom

lifted (v.) troggit: It was lifted up - V'eh troggit. DF idiom; hrog: He lifted the child on his back - Hrog eh er e vooin y lhiannoo. DF idiom; dardjee: He lifted up his voice - Dardjee eh e choraa. DF idiom

likewise (adv.) lheid elley; myrgeddin: And likewise did he for all his strange wives - As myrgeddin hrog eh son ooilley e vraane joarree Bible; neesht: in his course likewise were twenty and four thousand - ayns y choorse echeysyn neesht va kiare thousaneyn as feed Bible; myrchaagh, myr-chaagh: Likewise when all the Jews that were in Moab - Myr-chaagh, tra va ooilley ny Hewnyn y ayns Moab Bible; er yn aght cheddin: he went out about the sixth and ninth hour, and did likewise - hie eh magh mysh y cheyoo as yn nuyoo oor, as ren eh er yn aght cheddin Bible

living1 beaoil; mayrnagh: He is still living - T'eh mayrnagh. DF idiom; beaghey: They are living a cat and dog life - T'ad beaghey bwoalley er kayt as bwoalley er moddey. JJK idiom; er mayrn: He is still living - T'eh er mayrn foast. DF idiom

manner (n.) aght: He spoke in such a manner, as to lead us to think that he was quite innocent - Loayr eh er lheid yn aght, myr dy chur orrin smooinaghtyn dy row eh slane oney. JJK idiom; beasid; mayk; monney; oash

more honourable (comp./sup.) s'ooasley; (ny) s'ooasle: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father - as veh ny sooasle na ooilley thie e ayrey Bible; (ny) sonnoroil: he was more honourable than the two - Veh ny sonnoroil nan jees Bible

of the y: He fell down from the roof of the house - Huitt eh sheese veih mullagh y thie. JJK idiom; ny: He'll doubtless be punished according to he law of the land - Gyn dooyt bee eh kerrit coardail rish leigh ny cheerey. JJK idiom; yn: Learning is the stately clothing of the rich man and the riches of the poor man - Ta ynsagh coamrey stoamey yn dooinney berchagh as berchys yn boght. JJK idiom

prey cragh: he shall not lie down until he eat of the prey - cha lhie eh sheese, derrey vees eh er nee jehn chragh Bible; olmys; shelg; spooilley: Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey - Ta Judah myr quaillan y lion; veihn spooilley Bible

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

repentance (n.) arrys: And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations - As arrys as leih peccaghyn dy ve er nyn breacheil ayns yn ennym echey, mastey dy chooilley ashoon Bible; caghlaa-aigney: he was rejected: for he found no place of repentance - v'eh er ny yiooldey: son cha row saase son caghlaa-aigney 'sy chooish Bible

shall stir gleayshee: through his riches he shall stir up all against the realm of Grecia - trooid e verchys, gleayshee eh seose ooilley noi reeriaght Ghrecia Bible; greinnee: he shall stir up jealousy like a man of war - greinnee eh seose e ghunnallys myr dooinney-caggee Bible

smoke cur jaagh, jaaghey; toghtaney: He likes to smoke a clay pipe - S'laik lesh toghtaney poib-craie. JJK idiom; toght; toghan: He enjoys a good smoke - T'eh goaill soylley jeh toghtan mie. JJK idiom; jaagh: The smoke had blackened the ceiling - Ta'n jaagh er ghooaghey yn farvoalley. JJK idiom

trusteth treishtys: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he - as quoi-erbee treishtys ayns y Chiarn, smaynrey teh Bible; coyrt barrant er: He that trusteth in his riches shall fall - Tuittee eshyn ta coyrt e varrant er e verchys Bible; cur barrant er: Cursed be the man that trusteth in man - Dy row mollaght ersyn ta cur e varrant er dooinney Bible; treishteil: be merciful unto me, for my soul trusteth in thee - bee myghinagh dou, son ta mannym treishteil aynyd Bible

walks (npl.) walkalyn: They are fond of long walks - Shynney lhieu walkalyn liauyrey. JJK idiom; shooyl: He walks on the brink of a precipice without feeling giddy - T'eh shooyl er eaynin fegooish g'ennaghtyn tollaneagh. JJK idiom; hoolys: He who walks at night - Eshyn hoolys er oie. DF 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

bock goayr billy-goat, he-goat

Harstal He Goat Precipice [Scand]

by vian lesh he would wish; desired

cairys ec da he is entitled to

eayn firryn he-lamb, ram-lamb, tup-lamb

aim ceau; jeeraghey; reayrtys: He took aim - Ghow eh reayrtys. DF idiom

bluffing (v.) baggyrt: He is bluffing - T'eh baggyrt dy follym. DF idiom

bridge1 (n.) biritch; droghad: He built a bridge - Hrog eh droghad. JJK idiom

cheeks (npl.) lieckanyn: He has sunken cheeks - Ta lieckanyn follym echey. DF idiom

clad coamrit: He is well clad - T'eh coamrit dy mie. DF idiom

ere (conj.) roish my: Ere he comes - Roish my jig eh. DF idiom

foxes (npl.) shynnee: He breeds silver foxes - T'eh troggal shynnee yial. DF idiom

hardly (adv.) s'goan: Hardly had he started out - S'goan jimmee eh. DF idiom

horror (n.) grayn; scoagh: He was horror-stricken - Ghow scoagh eh. DF idiom

looked (v.) yeeagh: He looked at me - Yeeagh eh orrym. DF idiom

offended crosht: He is offended - T'eh crosht. DF idiom; friogganagh; jymmoogh; scammyltit

plough (n.) keeaght; (v.) traaue: He follows the plough - T'eh gerinagh. DF idiom; (to); (dy) hraaue

practice3 (n.) (of doctor) cleeantaght: He bought a practice - Chionnee eh cleeantaght. DF idiom

quoth (v.) as: I'll go, quoth he - Hem roym, as eshyn. DF idiom

shakes (npl.) (the); (ny) craayn: He has the shakes - Ta ny craayn er. DF idiom

shall sleep chaidlys: wherein shall he sleep? - cre ayn chaidlys eh? Bible

shovels (npl.) sleaystyn: He sells shovels - T'eh creck shleaystyn. JJK idiom

stamping (v.) broojey; stampey: He was stamping about - V'eh stampey mygeayrt. DF idiom

Where is (interrog.) Cre vel: Where is he? - Cre vel eh? Bible

will cut giarree: He will cut himself - Giarree eh eh-hene. JJK idiom

collagh 1 boar, he, male, stallion a: Collagh lheimmey y laair DF; 2 joint

eshyn he, him, himself: Eshyn shynney lesh ynsagh, shynney lesh tushtey Bible

goar-fyrryn he-goat: shiaght thousane as shiaght cheead goar-fyrryn Bible

goayr-yrryn he-goat: haink goayr-yrryn veih'n neear Bible

sallish he will: lhig e haase-kiaullee 've cha millish as sallish Bible

abroad (adv.) ass y cheer: He went abroad - Hie eh ass y cheer. DF idiom; gy lhean, dy lhean; mooie; er lheead

accent (n.) blass: He has an English accent - Ta blass Sostynagh echey. DF idiom; sheeanane

accident1 (n.) taghyrt: He met with an accident - Haink drogh haghyrt er. DF idiom; tuittymagh

accommodation (n.) aaght: He couldn't get accommodation anywhere else - Cha dod eh geddyn aaght boayl erbee elley. DF idiom; boayl-fuirraghtyn

acts (npl.) daltyn; obbraghyn: And his miracles, and his acts, which he did in the midst of Egypt - As e virrillyn, as ny obbraghyn ren eh ayns mean Egypt Bible

admire (v.) cur yindys er: Doesn't he admire these enchanting sounds? - Nagh vel eh cur yindys er ny sheeanyn obbee shoh? JJK idiom; cur yindys mooar er

admiring (v.) ammyssagh: He gave it an admiring look - Hug eh sooill ammyssagh er. DF idiom

advisor (n.) ben-choyrlee; coyrleyder: He acted in the quality of advisor - V'eh myr coyrleyder. DF idiom; fer-choyrlee, fer-coyrle

afternoon (n.) fastyr: If he consents, you may spend the afternoon at your aunt's - My choardys eh, foddee oo ceau yn fastyr marish dty naunt. JJK idiom; fastyragh; lurg munlaa

against him n'oi; noi echey: He is dead against him - T'eh slane noi echey. DF idiom

agency (n.) jantys: He has the Island agency for it - Ta jantys ny h-Ellan echey jeh. DF idiom

ale (n.) lhionney; lhune, jough lhune: He doled out the ale - Ren eh teaumey magh y lhune. DF idiom; soo ny hoarn

alive (adj.) bio: He was the most amiable man alive - V'eh dooinney s'taitnyssee bio. DF idiom

allow3 (v.) (permit) lowal: If he doesn't allow it, I won't allow it either - Mannagh low eshyn eh, cha lowyms eh noadyr. JJK idiom

alone (adj., adv.) ynrican, ynrycan; gyn sheshey; (ny) lomarcan: Who knows? He alone - Quoi ec ta fys? Eshyn ny lomarcan. JJK idiom

America (n.) America: He has been in America - T'eh er ve ayns America. JJK idiom

amiable (adj.) caarjoil: He'd be well received if he were more amiable - Veagh mooar jeant jeh dy beagh eh ny s'caarjoiley. JJK idiom; ennoil, gennal, graihoil, taitnyssagh; gyn myskid

among (prep.) fud; mastey: He was reckoned among the greatest princes - V'eh coontit mastey ny prinsyn smoo. JJK idiom

amongst (prep.) fud; mastey: He lived amongst us - Ren eh beaghey ny mast'ain. DF idiom

amongst us (ny) mast'ain: He lived amongst us - Ren eh beaghey ny mast'ain. DF idiom

amusing taitnyssagh; goaill soylley: He was amusing himself with his children - V'eh goaill soylley marish e phaitchyn. JJK idiom

ankle (n.) abane: He gave his ankle a wrench - Cass eh yn abane echey. DF idiom; abbane, abaneagh, mwannal ny cass

ankles (npl.) abbaneyn: He was over his ankles in water - Va'n ushtey harrish ny abbaneyn echey. DF idiom

anxiety (n.) anaash; imnea: He is in mortal anxiety - Ta imnea yn theihll er. DF idiom; sou-aigney; imneays

anybody (pron) fer erbee; pagh erbee: Did anybody ever write more eloquently than he? - Ren pagh erbee rieau screeu ny s'jesh-focklee na eshyn? JJK idiom

anything (pron) veg; nhee erbee; red erbee: He won't buy anything - Cha gionnee eh red erbee. JJK idiom

appetite (n.) jollys, mian; mian-bee: He has lost his appetite - T'eh er choayl y mian-bee echey. DF idiom; gailley: I haven't much appetite - Cha nel monney gailley aym. DF idiom

apprehended glackit: He was apprehended by the police - V'eh glackit ec ny meoiryn-shee. DF idiom; goit; tayrit; toiggit

apprehensive (adj.) agglagh; twoaieagh: He is apprehensive of danger - T'eh twoaieagh dy vel gaue ayn. DF idiom

apprenticeship (n.) prindeysaght: He is serving his apprenticeship - T'eh cur stiagh yn prindeisaght echey. DF idiom

area (n.) eaghtyr; ard: He is from that area - T'eh veih'n ard shen. DF idiom

armoured (adj.) armit, eillit, eïllit, plaaitit; boadrymit: He has armoured legs - Ta ny lurgaghyn echey boadrymit. DF idiom

arrest cummal; goaill: He is under arrest - T'eh goit. DF idiom; goaill seose; gow seose; stad

as for er son: as for the wickedness of the wicked - er son mee-chraueeaght y vee-chrauee Bible; agh son: As for Saul, he was yet in Gilgal - Agh son Saul veh foast ayns Gilgal Bible

asset (n.) cooney mooar: He is a great asset to them - T'eh cooney mooar daue. DF idiom; stoyr; vondeish; shelloo

ate (v.) d'ee: He ate it with an appetite - Dee eh lesh blastallys eh. DF idiom

attack (v.) soiaghey er: He made an attack on my life - Ren eh soiaghey er my vioys. DF idiom; (n.) teaym: Fresh attack of sickness - Teaym noa dy hingys. DF idiom; soiagh: Frontal attack - Soiagh baaisagh. DF idiom

attentive (adj.) arreydagh: Your scholars are not attentive - Cha nel ny schoillaryn eu arreydagh. JJK idiom; foayroil; currymagh; eaishtagh; frioosagh: He was very attentive to her - V'eh feer frioosagh j'ee. DF idiom; geilloil

avenge (v.) cooilleeney; goaill cooilleen er: He shall avenge himself of his enemies - Yiow eh cooilleen er e noidyn. DF idiom

baby (n.) babban; lhiannoo: When he was a baby - Tra v'eh ny lhiannoo. DF idiom; oikan

bail1 kit; (n.) raane: He jumped his bail - Vrish eh e raane. DF idiom

bald lhome: He is getting bald - T'eh lhomey. DF idiom; meayl; meayllaghey; speeint

bankrupt (adj.) banc-vrisht, brishtagh; (v.) brishey; (n.) fer brisht; brisht: In effect you are saying that he is bankrupt - Dy insh yn irriney ta shiu gra dy ve eh brisht. DF idiom

bargain (n.) bargane: He drives a hard bargain - T'eh jannoo bargane creoi. DF idiom; conaant: They entered into a bargain - Ren ad conaant eddyr oc hene. DF idiom; (v.) conaantey

bat1 (n.) bad, maidjey; (v.) baddal; (n.) craitnag: He is as blind as a bat - T'eh cha kyagh as craitnag. DF idiom

bat2 (v.) (as eye) kyaghey sooill: He didn't bat an eyelid - Cha row kyaghey sooilley jeant echey. DF idiom

beached er y traie; traieit, trait; hraie: He beached the boat in Port Erin - Hraie eh y baatey ayns Purt Chiarn. DF idiom

beaming goullaghey; goulley: It was beaming - V'eh goulley. DF idiom; goulragh; soilshean: He was beaming with delight - V'eh soilshean lesh y eunys v'er. DF idiom; soilsheanagh

beaten1 bwoallit, bwoaillt, bwoailt, bwoalt: He was beaten - V'eh bwoailt. JJK idiom; custhit, custit; fo chosh; yeelt; taaghit

beau (n.) leggad: He is an old beau of hers - T'eh ny henn leggad j'ee. DF idiom

before her roee: He fell down before her - Ren eh sleaghtey roee. DF idiom; roiee; rhymbee

before them roue, rouesyn; cheu nyn meealloo; nyn meealloo: Situated right before them - Ny hoie kiart nyn meealloo. DF idiom; rhymboo: He walked before them - Hooill eh rhymboo. JJK idiom

before us roin: He has arrived before us, it appears - Te jeeaghyn dy vel eh er roshtyn roin. JJK idiom

began hoshee; ghow toshiaght: he began to say unto his disciples - ghow eh toshiaght dy ghra rish e ostyllyn Bible

believed chred; credit; credjit; creidit: A liar is not believed though he tells the truth - Cha bee breagerey creidit ga dy n'insh eh yn irriney. JJK idiom

belly (n.) gailley, kewyl, prinjeig; bolg: He would fain have filled his belly - By vian lesh e volg y lhieeney. DF idiom; bruigh

below1 (adv., prep.) fo: He lives in a small house below the town - T'eh baghey ayns thie beg fo'n valley. JJK idiom

beneath (adv., prep.) heese; wass; fo: He considers that beneath his dignity - T'eh smooinaghtyn shen dy ve fo e eeuid. JJK idiom

benefit1 (n.) foays, lhiass, mie; (v.) vondeishal, jannoo foays da; jannoo foays; toyrtys; vondeish: He will benefit - Yiow eh vondeish ass. DF idiom; jannoo mie; er son foays

bent aigney; cam; cleayn, cleoyn; croym: He is bent double - T'eh feer chroymm. DF idiom; lhoobit; (n.) keep, shaslagh

best brod-; fare; fow laue yn eaghtyr er; geddyn barriaght harrish; geddyn y kione share jeh; share: He is dressed in his best clothes - T'eh ceau e chullee eaddee share. DF idiom

best man (n.) dooinney moyllee; dooinney share: He is by far the best man - T'eh yn dooinney share jeu ooilley. DF idiom

Billy (n.) Illiam: He went by "John Billy" - V'ad gra "Juan Illiam" rish. DF idiom

bird (n.) ushag: A bird in the hand is as good as two in he bush - Ta ushag 'sy laue chammah as jees 'sy tammag. JJK idiom

blessed bannee; bannit; sheaynt; sheeant; vannee: The Blessed Mary - Yn Voidyn Vannee. DF idiom The priest blessed them all - Vannee yn saggyrt ad ooilley. DF idiom; chasherickee: He blessed the water - Chasherickee eh yn ushtey. DF idiom

bloody (adj.) fuilltagh; folley: It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites - Te kyndagh rish Saul, as kyndagh rish e hie folley, er-yn-oyr dy dug eh gy-baase ny Gibeoniteyn. Bible

blued2 (v.) (as money) jummit; yumm: He blued all his money on the horses - Yumm eh ooilley'n argid echey er ny cabbil. DF idiom

blues (n.) groamid: He had a fit of the blues - Haink yn groamid er. DF idiom

blunt1 angheyre; broillit; moal-foyragh; moandagh: He has a blunt scythe - Ta yiarn moandagh echey. DF idiom; neuvirragh; (v.) broilley, goaill yn foyr jeh, moalaghey

boast (n.) boastagh, boggyssagh; (v.) jannoo boggys: He made a boast of it - Ren eh boggys ass. DF idiom; boasteil

books (n.) (collection of) lioarlagh; (npl.) lioaryn: He has lost his money, his watch and his books - T'eh er choayl e argid, e ooreyder as e lioaryn. JJK idiom

booze (v.) iu dy trome; (n.) jough; scooyr: He is on the booze - T'eh er yn scooyr. DF idiom

boss (n.) ard-er, ard-ghooinney; mainshter, mainshtyr: He stands well with the boss - Ta'n mainshtyr coontey ram jeh. DF idiom; mainshytyragh; (n.) aashag, pollag, bolg streeaney; (v.) ymmyrkey chiarnys er


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