jesh (=Ir. deas) adept, becoming, dexter, elegant, fancy, felicitous, groomed, neat, nice, ready, right, righthand, rightwing, seemly, smart, starboard, suitable, tidy, trim; convenient: hig eh tra vees caa jesh echey. Bible gow raad erbee hee oo jesh dhyt Bible; comely; apposite [O.Ir. dess]
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
nice (adj.) braew: The tea was nice and sweet - Va'n tey braew millish. DF idiom; taitnyssagh: Nice tune - Carr taitnyssagh. DF idiom; mie: That is a nice situation - Ta shen boayl mie. DF idiom; jesh: Nice car - Gleashtan jesh. DF idiom; coar: Nice man - Dooinney coar. DF idiom
right cair; cairys; cairysagh; jeerys; kiart: All is right except this sentence - Ta ooilley kiart er-lhimmey jeh'n raa shoh. JJK idiom; my yesh; jeeragh; jesh: We turned to the right, as you told us - Hyndaa shin dys y cheu jesh, myr dooyrt oo rooin. JJK idiom; jeshey
ready aarloo: Let the dinner be ready by six - Lhig da'n jinnair ve aarloo ec shey. JJK idiom; aarlooid; arryltagh; jesh; kiartaghey; mie; shiaullaghey; ullee: Are you ready? - Vel oo aarloo? DF idiom
clane job-lot See slane :1 (yn); (the) caboodle, whole bag of tricks: "Cha row," dooyrt eh, "ren ny ferrishyn yn clane job-lot dooys," dooyrt eh, "oyr tra rosh mee yn magher va'n arroo ooilley ayns stookyn, jesh as kiart. GB
fadeyr pl. fadeyryn prophet: She'n fer-ynsee Pangloss va fadeyr creeney yn lught-thie, as va Candide geaishtagh rish ny lessoonyn echey lesh ooilley'n credjue mie haink jesh da'n eash as yn ymmyrkey echey. CnyO; vaticinator
eloquence (n.) jesh-focklaght: Has anybody ever spoken with more eloquence than Cicero and Demosthenes? - Vel persoon erbee rieau er loayrt lesh ny smoo dy yesh-focklaght na Cicero as Demosthenes? JJK idiom; loayrtalys
everybody dagh ooilley pheiagh; dagh ooilley phersoon: Everybody has his faults - Ta dy-chooilley phersoon as e oiljyn echey. JJK idiom; cagh: Everybody is speaking of this new discovery - Ta cagh loayrt mysh yn feddyn-magh noa shoh. JJK idiom; ooilley: It becomes us to be polite to everybody - Te cheet jesh dooin dy ve cooyrtoil da ooilley. JJK idiom
needs (npl.) femeyn; (v.) feme: I'll give him everything he needs - Verym da dy-chooilley red t'eh (shassoo) ayns feme jeh. JJK idiom; (v.) laccal: It does not become pride to do anything that needs an apology - Cha vel eh cheet jesh da moyrn dy yannoo red erbee ta laccal leshtal. JJK idiom
broid dirt: ta ny ushtaghyn eck tilgey seose laagh as broïd Bible; grime, nastiness, pollutant, smut, vileness: As ta’n cheer fo slane broid Bible; filthiness: Chamoo broid, ny glare ommijagh, ny craid, nagh vel jesh; agh ayns ynnyd oc shoh coyrt booise. Bible; filth: cha nee liorish cur ersooyl broid yn eill, agh liorish yn ansoor dy chooinsheanse vie gys Jee Bible; pollution: Son lurg daue ve er haghney broid y theihll trooid tushtey jeh'n Chiarn as Saualtagh Yeesey Creest Bible; corruption: Te er ny chuirr ayns broid; te troggit seose ayns glennid: Bible; impurity
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