poor boght: As poor as a church mouse - Cha boght as lugh killagh. JJK idiom; boghtey: The poor little things! - Ny cretooryn boghtey! DF idiom; moal, ymmyrchagh; moalley; (npl.) (the) boghtyn: He's very charitable towards the poor - T'eh feer feoilt gys ny boghtyn. JJK idiom; boghtynid
poor man (n.) dooinney boght: Send that poor man a little bread and meat, so that he may have something to eat - Cur hug y dooinney boght shen kuse veg d'arran as feill, dy vod red ennagh dy ee ve echey JJK idiom
clothing coamrey: Learning is the stately clothing of the rich man and the riches of the dooinney poor man - Ta ynsagh coamrey stoamey yn dooinney berchagh as berchys yn boght. JJK idiom; eaddagh; coamraghyn
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
stately (adj.) staydoil, staydoilagh, stoamagh, styrdal; stoamey: Learning is the stately clothing of the rich man and the riches of the dooinney poor man - Ta ynsagh coamrey stoamey yn dooinney berchagh as berchys yn boght. JJK idiom
dooinney boght poor man: As haink eh gy-kione, dy dooar y dooinney boght baase, as dy dug dy ainleyn lhieu eh gys oghrish Abraham: hooar y dooinney berchagh myrgeddin baase, as v'eh er ny oanluckey. Bible; beggar
ymmyrchagh (=Ir. iomartas) destitute, helpless, indigent, need, needful, needy, poor: Ta'n ymmyrchagh as y tranlaasagh cheet dy cheilley Bible; expedient, necessary, required; profitable; indispensable
have (possess) ec: She has an enchanting voice and a vivid imagination - Ta coraa obbee eck as sheiltynys bioyr. JJK idiom; echey: Send that poor man a little bread and meat, so that he may have something to eat - Cur hug y dooinney boght shen kuse veg d'arran as feill, dy vod red ennagh dy ee ve echey. JJK idiom; oc: Have they a table-cloth? - Vel aanrit-boayrd oc? JJK idiom; eu: Have you got any money? - Vel veg dy argid eu? JJK idiom; ain: Have we any glasses? - Vel glessyn erbee ain? JJK idiom; aym: Have I not a carriage? - Nagh vel carriads aym? JJK idiom; ayd: You have some butter - Ta eeym ayd. JJK idiom; eck
miserable (adj.) boght, doolagh, kercheenagh, lhag-chreeagh, meevaynrey, neughennal, neuvaynrey, trimshagh, trome-chreeagh, truanagh; treih: knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked - cha vel oo goaill hood hene dy vel oo treih, as seaghnit, as boght, as doal, as rooisht. 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
send (v.) cur: I send some every Friday - Ta mee cur paart dagh Jyheiney. JJK idiom; cur gys; cur hug: Send that poor man a little bread and meat, so that he may have something to eat - Cur hug y dooinney boght shen kuse veg d'arran as feill, dy vod red enn JJK idiom; cur fys; hug
vile1 (adj.) drogh: and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment - as dy jig stiagh myrgeddin dooinney boght ayns drogh choamrey; Bible; dwoaieagh; dwoaiagh: then thy brother should seem vile unto - dy bee dty vraar eisht dwoaiagh ayns dty hilley Bible; fardailagh; melley; neu-chooie: For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections - Er-yn-oyr shoh livrey Jee ad seose gys yeearreeyn neu-chooie Bible; feohdagh: but unto this man do not so vile a thing - agh rish yn dooinney shoh, ny jean-jee lheid y peccah feohdagh Bible; mollaghtagh: er-yn-oyr dy ren e vec ad-hene mollaghtagh - because his sons made themselves vile Bible; marvaanagh: Who shall change our vile body - Nee caghlaa yn corp marvaanagh ain; (n.) moodjeen: The vile person shall be no more called liberal - Cha bee yn mooidjeen ny smoo enmyssit feoilt Bible
boghtynid (f.) jargon, nonsense; need, poverty, want: hig y meshtyllagh, as y glutterey gys boghtynid Bible; penury: Ayns dy chooilley laboraght ta vondeish: agh cha vel agh boghtynid ayns taggloo ny meillyn. Bible; spareness; nakedness: As dooyrt eh roo, Cha nee, agh dy akin boghtynid y cheer ta shiu er jeet. Bible; poor, shabbiness: My ver oo argid er eeasaght da veg jeh my phobble, ta fo boghtynid mayrt, cha jig oo ro hionn er Bible; poorness
moal (=Ir. mall) backward, belated, decrepit, deliberate, deplorable, dim, disappointing, dull, enfeebled, feeble, flimsy, gradual, ill, laggard, listless, meagre, overdue, pithless, poor, poorly, scraggy, slack, slow, sorry, tardy, tawdry, unimpressive, uninspired, unpunctual, unsatisfactory: Bee eer yn aegid moal as deinagh Bible; (of fruit) late; (as faith) weak; (of thing) wretched [O.Ir. mael]
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