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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


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poor blood (n.) drogh 'uill

Poor Bogs (npl.) Bogyn Boght

poor cattle (n.) ollagh voaldey

poor cod (n.) boaddagh boght, doyree, Juan Boght

Poor dear (intj) Ghrollane voght

poor excuse (n.) leshtal moal

poor house (n.) thie ny moght

poor law (n.) leigh ny moght

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

Poor me (intj) Ogh cha nee; S'merg dou

poor person (n.) anverchagh

poor rate (n.) keesh ny moght

poor relief (n.) cooney ny moght

Poor soul (intj) (Yn) cretoor boght

poor widow (n.) ben voght treoghe

very poor feer voght: You are not very poor - Cha nel shiu feer voght. JJK idiom

Croft of the Poor (n.) Croit ny Moght

poor dear thing drollane boght

poor on feet meydlagh

poor part of lawn (n.) faaselagh

boaddagh boght poor cod

Bogyn Boght Poor Bogs

cretoor boght (intj) (Yn) Poor soul

doyree poor cod

drogh 'uill (f.) poor blood

moalley poor

ollagh voaldey (f.) poor cattle

poor-spirited (adj.) lhag-vreeagh

anverchagh impecunious, needy, poor person

cooney ny moght poor relief

drollane boght poor dear thing

Juan Boght dorse, poor cod

keesh ny moght (f.) poor rate

leigh ny moght (f.) poor law

lhag-vreeagh poor-spirited

Croit ny Moght Croft of the Poor

Ghrollane voght (intj) See drollane Poor dear

leshtal moal poor excuse, sorry excuse

meydlagh poor on feet, slow-moving, unwieldly

fishermen (npl.) eeasteyryn: Three poor fishermen - Tree eeasteyryn boghtey. DF idiom

boghtey poor: daase seose shiaght jeeassyn boghtey Bible; poorer

boghtyn (the) poor: deiney, as mraane, as cloan, as boghtyn ny cheerey Bible

faaselagh poor part of lawn; weakest link, weakest part

Ogh cha nee (intj) Poor me, Woe is me, Woe

thie ny moght alms house, poor house, union workhouse, work house

carpenter (n.) fer milley maidjey; seyr: He is a poor carpenter - T'eh bleih dy seyr. DF idiom; seyir: You are a halfling of a carpenter - T'ou uss bleih dy seyir. DF idiom

church mouse (n.) lugh killagh: As poor as a church mouse - Cha boght as lugh killagh. 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

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

despise mee-ooashlaghey; s'beg lesh; soiaghey beg jeh: However rich you may be, don't despise the poor - Kied echey berchagh as foddee shiu ve ny soie beg jeh ny boghtyn. JJK idiom; toirey; jyimmyly

fox1 shynnagh: It's a poor fox that has but one hole - She shynnagh boght nagh vel ny smoo na un towl echey. JJK idiom; (n.) fynney shynnee, fer shliawin; (v.) molley; lhiggey, lhiggey er

helpless (adj.) anheiltagh, er troggloo, gyn cooney; ymmyrchagh: O deliver me, for I am helpless and poor - O livrey mee, son ta mee ymmyrchagh as gyn cooney Bible

however (adv.) ansherbee, my ta; (ny) yei; ga ta; kied echey: However rich you may be, don't despise the poor - Kied echey berchagh as foddee shiu ve ny soie beg jeh ny boghtyn. JJK idiom

mouse (n.) lonnag; lugh: As poor as a church mouse - Cha boght as lugh killagh. JJK idiom; lugheraght

ore (n.) meain; meainagh: Ore poor in metal - Meainagh er beggan meain. DF 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

relieve (v.) cur cour da, seyrey; ooraghey; feaysley er: Relieve the poor - Feayshil er y voght. DF 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

wicked devices (npl.) saaseyn cluicagh: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words - t'eh smooinaghtyn er saaseyn cluicagh dy stroie yn boght lesh goan breagagh Bible

ben voght treoghe (f.) poor widow: As haink ben voght treoghe dy row, as hilg ee ayn daa vite ta jannoo farling

boght (=Ir. bocht) deprived, grotty, mean, miserable, poor, shabby, shoddy, skinny: s'beg ta soit jeh creenaght yn dooinney boght Bible; deplorable; despicable; pauper; jejune

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

feer voght destitute, poverty-stricken, very poor: foddee dy beagh sleih yn lheid shen ayns ny baljyn, agh ta feallee ayns shoh feer voght Dhoor

S'merg dou (intj) Woe is me, Woe: Smerg dou dy vel mee êginit dy chummal mârish Mesech Bible; Poor me

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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