fond (adj.) graihagh, keainal, ommidagh; shynney lesh: They are fond of long walks - Shynney lhieu walkalyn liauyrey. JJK idiom; s'mian lesh: My sister is very fond of cherries - S'mian lesh my huyr shillishyn. JJK idiom
poorest (adj.) by velley, s'melley; s'boghtey: My brother is poor, my sister is still poorer, but I'm the poorest of all - Ta my vraar boght, ta my huyr ny s'boghtey, agh ta mish s'boghtey na ooilley. JJK idiom
richer (adj.) berchee: His young brother is rich, his elder brother is richer, but his sister is the richest - Ta e vraar saa berchagh, ta e vraar shinney ny s'berchee, agh ta e huyr y nane s'berchee JJK idiom
costrayl (f.) pl. costrayllyn bottle, jar, leather bottle: smooinee e huyr dy row eh er çhee geddyn baase, as myr shen chionnee ee lheiney-vaaish as caashey as costrayl dy ushtey-vea son e oanluckey GB
litcheraght lhome extreme idleness, laziness: Cur-my-ner, shoh va loght dty huyr Sodom, moyrn, sonnys arran, as litcheraght lhome va aynjee, as ayns ny inneenyn eck, chamoo ren ee laueyn yn voght as yn ymmyrchagh y niartaghey. Bible
elder (n.) fer reill; (adj.) mooarey; shinney: His young brother is rich, his elder brother is richer, but his sister is the richest of the whole family - Ta e vraar saa berchagh, ta e vraar shinney ny s'berchee, agh ta e huyr y nane JJK idiom; (n.) tramman
her (pron) eck: What is her complaint? - Cre'n doghan t'eck? JJK idiom; (emph.) ecksh: My sister will give me hers - Ver my huyr y fer ecksh dou. JJK idiom; ee: Perhaps we shall see her to-morrow - Foddee dy vaikmayd ee mairagh. JJK idiom; e: She died the day after her marriage - Hooar ee baase yn laa lurg e poosey. JJK idiom; ee hene: She has hidden herself behind the arbour - T'ee er n'ollaghey ee hene cooyl y waag-gharey. JJK idiom; (emph.) ish
hers (pron) e: Your mother and hers - Dty voir as e moirs. DF idiom; j'ee: He is an old beau of hers - T'eh ny henn leggad j'ee. DF idiom; jeeish: A friend of hers - Carrey jeeish. DF idiom; lheeish, lh'eeish: This house is hers - Lheeish yn thie shoh. DF idiom; eck: That son of hers - Yn mac shen eck. DF idiom; ecksh: My sister will give me hers - Ver my huyr y fer ecksh dou. JJK idiom
streeu rish cope, encounter; strive with: Cha jean my spyrryd dy kinjagh streeu rish dooinney Bible; wrestle with: Lesh niart gleck ta mee er streeu rish my huyr, Bible; contend with: chamoo oddys eh streeu rishyn ta ny s’niartal na ’hene Bible; contend
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