strong1 dy lajer, dy niartal, dy trean; (adj.) lajer: Though she's small and looks delicate, she's nevertheless pretty strong - Ga dy vel ee beg as jeeaghyn mettey, t'ee paart lajer son ooilley shen. JJK idiom; niartal: There are it seems to me, pretty strong proofs of it - Er lhiam dy vel prowallyn feer niartal jeh ayn. JJK idiom; troshtagh
strong men (npl.) deiney pooaral: A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches - Ta ben ghraysoil geddyn ooashley, as. deiney pooaral cosney berchys Bible; deiney trean: whose brethren were strong men - ny braaraghyn oc va deiney trean Bible; deiney lajer: And Meshelemiah had sons and brethren, strong men, eighteen - As va ec Meshelemiah mec as braaraghyn, deiney lajer hoght-jeig Bible
courageous errooyrtagh; dunnal: Only be thou strong and very courageous - Ynrycan bee jeh cree mie as feer dunnal Bible; creeoil: be courageous, and be valiant - bee-jee creeoil, as prow-jee as prow-jee dunnal Bible
won cosnit: A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city - Ta braar, as corree er, ny s’doillee dy ve cosnit na ardivalley lajer; chossyn: He won the case - Chossyn eh y chooish. DF idiom
jough lajer (f.) liquor, strong drink: My ta dooinney gimmeeaght ayns spyrryd dy oalsaght, cur rish breagyn, gra, Nee'm phadeyrys dhyt mychione feeyn as jough lajer ; bee eshyn eer phadeyr yn phobble shoh. Bible
lajer (=Ir. láidir) 1 able-bodied, cogent, forcible, forte, hard, heady, heavy, high-power, high-powered, lusty, powerful, pronounced, rich, sound, stark, stout; 2 (as plant) vigorous; 3 potent, strong a: chamoo lhig j'ee giu feeyn ny jough lajer Bible
fortify (v.) cur cree ayn, cur creeaght ayn, cur gunnyn er; niartee: make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily - kiartee dty veeghyn, niartee dty phooar lesh slane troshid Bible; niartaghey: they fortify the city against thee - t’ad niartaghey yn ard-valley dt’oï Bible
kione-lajeragh arbitrary, contumacious, headstrong, obdurate, obstinate, persistent, strong-willed: Son ta Israel creoi-wannallagh, myr colbagh kione-lajeragh: nish nee yn Chiarn fassaghey ad myr eayin ayns aber aalin. Bible; unruly
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