shelg 1 (v.) hunting: myr fer ta shelg kiark-rheinnee er ny sleityn Bible; 2 (f.) chase, hunt, milt, prey, prowl, pursuit, quarry, run, shoot, spleen, venery a: Cha vel yn er-liastey gaarlagh shen, ghow eh ayns shelg: agh ta cooid dooinney frioosagh bannaght da Bible; 3 (the) field [Ir. sealg]
chase cloh, cloghey: If you chase two hares you will catch neither - My chloys oo daa waagh cha dayr oo unnane jeu. JJK idiom; cur sthoo da; eiyrt er; grainnaghey; magher; shelg: They are coming from the chase - T'ad cheet veih'n chelg. DF idiom; sthoo; thalloo shelg
seek after (v.) geiyr er; geiyrt da: and have such pleasure in vanity, and seek after lying - as goaill lheid y taitnys ayns coyrleyn fardalagh as geiyrt da breagyn Bible; (impv) eiyr- jee er: neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them - chamoo eiyr-jee er fir-obbee, dy ve cleaynit lioroo Bible; shirrey lurg: to see if there were any that would understand, and seek after God - dy akin row veg jeu yinnagh toiggal, as shirrey lurg Jee Bible; shelg lurg: Let them be confounded, and put to shame, that seek after my soul - Bee ad er nyn gastey, as er nyn goyrt gys nearey, ta shelg lurg m’annym Bible; jeeaghyn son: and the Greeks seek after wisdom - as ny Greekyn jeeaghyn son creenaght
jesheenit decorated, got up, set off: Laa'l Steaoin yn laa v'ad Shelg yn Dreean ayns Mannin as Nerin, as va ny guillyn goll mygeayrt lurg daue feddyn drean as marroo eh, as yn corp er croan jesheenit. Dhoor
precious (adj.) braew, ennoil, leagh mooar, leaghar, leagharagh; costal: he gave also to her brother and to her mother precious things - hug eh myrgeddin da’n vraar as y voir eck cowraghyn costal Bible; goaun: And the word of the Lord was precious in those days - As va goo’n Chiarn goaun ayns ny laghyn shen Bible; deyr: because my soul was precious in thine eyes this day - er-yn-oyr dy row my vioys deyr ayns dty hilley er y laa shoh Bible; costalagh, costallagh: with the precious stones - marish ny claghyn costalagh Bible; mooar-leagh: and the adultress will hunt for the precious life - as nee ben adultrinagh shelg son y vioys mooar-leagh Bible
prey cragh: he shall not lie down until he eat of the prey - cha lhie eh sheese, derrey vees eh er n’ee jeh’n chragh Bible; olmys; shelg; spooilley: Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey - Ta Judah myr quaillan y lion; veih’n spooilley Bible
pursuit (n.) cloh, keird, shalee, shelg; eiyrt: We are in pursuit of them - Ta shin er nyn eiyrt. DF idiom; eiyrtys: They are in pursuit of my soul - T'ad jannoo eiyrtys er my annym. DF idiom; lorgey: In pursuit of happiness - Lorgey maynrys. DF idiom
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