Fockleyreen: Manx - English Dictionary

Search for:

TLex Dictionary
Current search: keen | Results: 23

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

keen2 (adj.) (of mind) tastagh

keen3 (adj.) (of wind) fanntagh

Inexact matches:

more keen sgeyrey

keen-eyed (adj.) geyre-hillagh; geyre-hooillagh

keen-minded keayney; shleeuit

keen-witted kioot

fanntagh glacial, nippy, slashing; (of wind) keen

foyral incisive, keen, sharp, sharp-edged

geyre-hillagh keen-eyed

geyre-hooillagh keen-eyed, sharp-sighted, sharp-eyed

geyragh keen, sharp, sourish: T'eh geyragh roosyn. DF

eyed sooillagh: Keen eyed - Geyre-hooillagh. DF idiom; towlit

foyragh cutting, edged, incisive, keen, mordant, sharp, sharp-edged, steely: Cliwe daa-foyragh. DF

shleeut keen: ga dy r'ou shleeut er goll royd Bible

fisherman (n.) eeasteyr: He is a keen fisherman - T'eh ny eeasteyr jeean. DF idiom

geayr See gyere acid, acidific, keen, sharp, sour: y berrish-feeyney geayr er n'appaghey ayns y vlaa Bible

jeean (=Ir. dian) 1 ardent, businesslike, diligent, eager, earnest, fervent, intense, intensive, keen, vehement, zealous a: ren eh aghin jeean huggey Bible; 2 sudden

kioot acute, astute, canny, clever, crafty, fly, foxy, intelligent, keen-witted, quick-witted, shrewd, smart, wily [A.S. cuth]

sgeyrey more earnest: Shen-y-fa lhisagh shin tastey sgeyreychoyrt da ny reddyn ta shin er chlashtyn Bible; more keen, more sharp: Son ta goo Yee bioal, as breeoil, as ny sgeyrey na cliwe erbee dy ghaa foyr Bible

shleeuit 1 keen, keen-minded, wide-awake: myr ree shleeuit son caggey Bible; 2 ground, sharpened, whetted a: ta cliwe shleeuit, as myrgeddin er ny ghlenney Bible

tastagh considerate, discerning, knowing, observant, perceptive, percipient, politic, sagacious, vigilant: dooinney tastagh roshtyn gys coyrleyn creeney Bible; (keen-witted) acute; (of mind) keen; heedful; wise; wary; wistful

keayney (=Ir. caoine) 1 weep, weeping a: hrog ee seose e coraa, as ren ee keayney. Bible; 2 cry, crying, greet, keening, lament, lamentation, lamenting, mourn, mourning, wail, wailing:; 3 deplore; 4 keen-minded


This is a mirror of Phil Kelly's Manx vocabulary (Fockleyreen). It contains over 130,000 entries. This mirror was created 2 December 2014.

The dictionary is "mobile-friendly" - you can use it from your mobile device. Clicking on a word within the results will perform a search on that word.

The dictionary is edited using TLex, and placed online using TLex Online.

Click here to send feedback about the dictionary »

This dictionary can also be downloaded in TLex format (which can a.o. be used with tlReader) at: (this is the same dictionary currently housed at

Advanced Search Quick-help:
&ANDdog & cat
|ORdog | cat
"..."Exact phrase"out of office"
%Multi-character wildcardgarey%
_Single-character wildcardno_
/(1-9)Within x words of one another, given order"coyrt fardalagh"/8
@(1-9)Within x words of one another, any order"coyrt fardalagh"@8
#XOR (find one or the other, but not both)dog # cat
^None of ...^dog