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than (conj.) na: These books are better than those you have lent me - Ta ny lioaryn shoh ny share na adsyn d'eeasee oo dou. JJK idiom


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better than (ny) share na: A silent tongue is better than saying evil - Ta chengey ny host ny share na olk y ghra. JJK idiom

worse than this (ny) smessey na shoh

middlemost (adj.) mean: the building was straitened more than the lowest and the middlemost from the ground - van buildal goit stiagh ny smoo na van ayrn sinshley as y mean veihn thalloo Bible; meanagh: galleries were higher than these, than the lower, and than the middlemost of the building - va ny gallereeyn ny syrjey na ad shoh, nan chamyr sinjil ny meanagh yn vuildal Bible

more fierce (comp./sup.) s'chenney: And they were the more fierce - As vad wheesh shen schenney er Bible; (ny) sbarbagh: Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves - Ta ny cabbil oc neesht ny sbieau na ny leopardyn, as ny sbarbagh na moddee-oaldey Bible

more honourable (comp./sup.) s'ooasley; (ny) s'ooasle: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father - as veh ny sooasle na ooilley thie e ayrey Bible; (ny) sonnoroil: he was more honourable than the two - Veh ny sonnoroil nan jees Bible

smessey na shoh (ny) worse than this

silk (n.) sheeidey: Softer than silk - Ny s'meeiney na sheeidey. DF idiom

slower (adj., adv.) melley: Slower than a snail - Ny s'melley na crammag. DF idiom

na (=Ir. na) than: Ta ny smoo dy hushtey aym na t'ec my ir-ynsee Bible

anybody (pron) fer erbee; pagh erbee: Did anybody ever write more eloquently than he? - Ren pagh erbee rieau screeu ny s'jesh-focklee na eshyn? JJK idiom

astrologers (npl.) rollaageydee: better than all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm - share na ooilley ny deiney-creeney as rollaageydee vayns ooilley e reeriaght Bible; rollageydee

bark2 (of dog) gounsternee: His bark is worse than his bite - Ta e ghounstyrnee ny smessey na'n ghreim echey. JJK idiom

bend1 croymmey, croym, bendeil; kiangley; lhoob: Hairpin bend - Lhoob geyre. DF idiom; lhoobey: Better bend than break - Ny share lhoobey na brishey. DF idiom

betray1 (v.) brah: He'd rather die than betray his king - Bare lesh geddyn baase na brah e ree. JJK idiom; treigeil

better betteyder, faardaghey; chebballagh; geddyn yn varriaght er, jannoo ny share; vaardee; share: Better late than never - Share anmagh na dyn dy-bragh. JJK idiom

bite1 (n.) greim: His bark is worse than his bite - Ta e ghounstyrnee ny smessey na'n ghreim echey. JJK idiom; (v.) greimmey

blood (n.) fuill: Blood is thicker than water - Ta fuill ny s'chee na ushtey. JJK idiom

brighter (adj.) gilley: This is brighter than that - Ta shoh ny s'gilley na shen. DF idiom

bush (n.) bush, crouw, immyr chorree, immyr correy, thammag; tammag: A bad bush is better than an open field - Ta drogh hammag ny share na magher foshlit. JJK idiom; (v.) cur coob ayn, dossey

church stile keym ny killey; keim ruillickey: Better to wait on top a large wave than a church stile - Share farkiaght er baare faarkee n'er keim ruillickey. DF idiom

closer (n.) dooneyder, jeighder; s'niessey: The elbow is closer than the fist - S'niessey yn uillin na'n doarn. DF idiom

crafty (adj.) cluigagh, kialgagh, kioot; croutagh: A kind heart is better than a crafty head - Ta cree dooie ny share na kione croutagh. JJK idiom; (npl.) croutee

crime1 (n.) loght: Is there anything more dreadful than this crime? - Vel red erbee ayn ny s'atchimee na'n loght shoh? JJK idiom

crimes (npl.) loghtyn: No one has committed greater crimes than he - Cha nel fer erbee er n'yannoo loghtyn ny smoo na eshyn. JJK idiom

die1 cab, kiarroo; (v.) fow baase, paartail, goaill eig, fuillaghtyn baase; geddyn baase: He'd rather die than betray his king - Bare lesh geddyn baase na brah e ree. JJK idiom; surranse baase; (to); (dy) gheddyn baase

drown (v.) baih: Better to change horses in mid ford than to drown - Share chyndaa cabbil ayns mean ny h-aah na goll er vaih. DF idiom; baighey, baihaghey, mooghey; (impv) baih: Drown the pups - Baih ny quallianyn. DF idiom

easier (adj.) assey: It's far easier here - T'eh foddey s'assey ayns shoh. DF idiom; sassey: Nothing's easier than that - Cha nel veg ny sassey na shen. JJK idiom; (ny) s'assey

eating ee: Shameful leavings are worse than scandalous eating - Ta fooillagh naareydagh ny smessey na ee scammyltagh. JJK idiom; gee: I'm eating some fruit - Ta mee g'ee mess. JJK idiom

elbow (n.) camys; uillin: The elbow is closer than the fist - S'niessey yn uillin na'n doarn. DF idiom; (v.) uillinaghey, jannoo uillin, uilliney

eloquence (n.) jesh-focklaght: Has anybody ever spoken with more eloquence than Cicero and Demosthenes? - Vel persoon erbee rieau er loayrt lesh ny smoo dy yesh-focklaght na Cicero as Demosthenes? JJK idiom; loayrtalys

expected jerkit: She has arrived sooner than she was expected - T'ee er roshtyn ny s'leaie na v'ee jerkit rish. JJK idiom

fairer (adj.) aaley; (ny) saalin: Thou art fairer than the children of men - Tou ny saalin na cloan gheiney Bible

far away foddey ersooyl; foddey jeh: A friend with you is better than a brother far away - Ta carrey liorts ny share na braar foddey jeh. DF idiom

field1 (n.) magher: A bad bush is better than an open field - Ta drogh hammag ny share na magher foshlit. JJK idiom; rheam; (v.) tayrtyn

finer (adj.) meeney; (ny) s'aaley: Is there anything finer than this view? - Vel red erbee ny s'aaley ayn na'n reayrt shoh? JJK idiom

ford aah: Better to change horses in mid ford than to drown - Share chyndaa cabbil ayns mean ny h-aah na goll er vaih. DF idiom; (n.) aae, crossag; (v.) goll tessen er aah, shooyl tessen er aah

good name (n.) ennym mie; goo mie: A good name is better than riches - Ta ennym mie ny share na berchys. JJK idiom

guinea (n.) guinea: You've more than a hundred guineas - Ta ny smoo na keead guinea eu JJK idiom

head1 ard-chaptan, ard-chione, enmys; kione: A kind heart is better than a crafty head - Ta cree dooie ny share na kione croutagh. JJK idiom; pen; (v.) cruinnaghey, cur kione da, kionaghey

How much (interrog.) Cre-woad: How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! - Cre-woad share te dy chosney creenaght na airh? Bible; Cre wooad; C'woad; C'wooad; Quoid

I can foddym: I can do all things through Christ - Foddym dy chooilley nhee y yannoo trooid Creest Bible; oddym: My punishment is greater than I can bear - Ta my cherraghey ny strimmey na oddym gymmyrkey Bible

inch (n.) oarlagh: I am higher than him by an inch - Ta oarlagh aym er. DF idiom

kind dooghys; dooie: A kind heart is better than a crafty head - Ta cree dooie ny share na kione croutagh. JJK idiom; keint; kynney; sorch: What kind of escapement has it? - Cre'n sorch dy headan t'echey? JJK idiom

later (ny) s'anmey; s'anmee: It's later than I thought - Te ny s'anmee na heill mee. JJK idiom; sanmagh

leavings (npl.) brooillagh; fooilliaght: Shameful leavings are worse than scandalous eating - Ta fooillagh naareydagh ny smessey na ee scammyltagh. JJK idiom; smuirlagh; boaynlagh

lighter1 baatey lughtee, lughteyder; (n.) losseyder; eddrymmey; (ny) seddrymey; eddrymee: Lighter than air - Ny s'eddrymee na'n aer. DF idiom

more bitter (ny) shirroo: And I find more bitter than death the woman, whose heart is snares and nets - As hooar mee ny shirroo nan baase yn ven tan cree eck ribbaghyn as lieenteenyn Bible

more desolate (ny) smelley: more desolate than the wilderness toward Diblath - ny smelley na faasagh Diblath Bible

more excellent (ny) s'ooasley; sooasle: The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour - Tan dooinney cairal ny sooasle na e naboo Bible

mountainous (adj.) sleitagh; (ny) sleitee: Mann is more mountainous than Anglesey - Ta Mannin ny sleitee na Mon. DF idiom

much more foddey ny smoo; foddey smoo: The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work - Tan pobble coyrt lhieu foddey smoo ny ta ymmyrchagh son shirveish yn obbyr Bible

name (v.) enmys, cur ennym er; (n.) ennym: A good name is better than riches - Ta ennym mie ny share na berchys. JJK idiom

nothing neunhee: Two goals to nil - Daa ghean noi neunhee. DF idiom; veg: Nothing is worse than that - Cha vel veg ny smessey na shen. JJK idiom; folmid

odious (adj.) eajee: Is there anything more odious than lying? - Vel red erbee ny s'eajee na g'insh breagyn? JJK idiom

prince (n.) flah, prince; prinse: No sooner had the prince arrived, than the ministers waited upon him - Cha row yn prinse agh er roshtyn, tra d'ark ny shirveishee er. JJK idiom; reejerey; kiannoort

rather (adv.) dy jarroo; red beg; share lesh; bare lesh: He'd rather die than betray his king - Bare lesh geddyn baase na brah e ree. JJK idiom

rejoice (v.) cur boggey er; goaill boggey: I rejoice more over your advantages than over my own - Ta mee goaill ny smoo dy voggey ec ny vondeishyn ayds na ec ny feallagh aym pene. JJK idiom; boggyssagh

riches (npl.) berchys: A good name is better than riches - Ta ennym mie ny share na berchys. JJK idiom; cowryn

round about you mygeayrt-y-miu: Because ye multiplied more than the nations that are round about you - Er-yn-oyr dy vel shiuish er nyn mishaghey ny smoo na ny ashoonyn ta mygeayrt-y-miu Bible

scandalous (adj.) scammyltagh: Shameful leavings are worse than scandalous eating - Ta fooillagh naareydagh ny smessey na ee scammyltagh. JJK idiom; anghooagh; naareydagh

seduced breigit; chleaynee: and Manasseh seduced them to do more evil than did the nations - as chleaynee Manasseh ad dy ve ny smessey na ny ashoonee Bible

shameful (adj.) naareydagh: Shameful leavings are worse than scandalous eating - Ta fooillagh naareydagh ny smessey na ee scammyltagh. JJK idiom; neareydagh; nearagh

silent (adj.) balloo, tostagh; (ny) tost: A silent tongue is better than saying evil - Ta chengey ny host ny share na olk y ghra. JJK idiom

stile (n.) keim: Better to wait on top a large wave than a church stile - Share farkiaght er baare faarkee n'er keim ruillickey. DF idiom; keym

study (n.) halley studeyrys, shamyr studeyrys; (v.) jannoo studeyrys er; scoillarys, studeyrys; ynsagh: You talk more than you study - Ta shiu taggloo ny smoo na gynsagh. JJK idiom; ynsee: Study your lessons - Ynsee nyn lessoonyn. JJK idiom

talk1 beealeraght; caaynt; loayrt: There's nothing to talk about - Cha nel veg dy loayrt mysh. JJK idiom; pleateil; taggloo: You talk more than you study - Ta shiu taggloo ny smoo na gynsagh. JJK idiom

thicker (adj.) chee: Blood is thicker than water - Ta fuill ny s'chee na ushtey. JJK idiom; cheey

thinner2 (n.) (agent) thanneyder; (ny) shangey: He appeared to me to be thinner than ever - V'eh jeeaghyn dooys dy ve ny shangey na rieau. JJK idiom

tongue (v.) chengaghey, cur chengey er; (n.) chengey: A silent tongue is better than saying evil - Ta chengey ny host ny share na olk y ghra. JJK idiom

too little cooid veggan; ro veg; beggan: It's better to have too much than too little - Share rouyr na beggan ve ec fer. JJK idiom

waited (v.) d'ark: No sooner had the prince arrived, than the ministers waited upon him - Cha row yn prinse agh er roshtyn, tra d'ark ny shirveishee er. JJK idiom

won cosnit: A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city - Ta braar, as corree er, ny sdoillee dy ve cosnit na ardivalley lajer; chossyn: He won the case - Chossyn eh y chooish. DF idiom

worldly2 (more); (ny) seihlltee: I am more worldly than she is - Ta mee ny seihlltee na ish. DF idiom

worry1 boirey: Worry kills people quicker than work - Ta boirey marroo sleih ny s'tappee na obbyr. DF idiom; (n.) imnea: Don't worry! - Ny bee imnea ort! DF idiom; (v.) cur imnea er; (to); (dy) voirey

write (v.) screeu: Did anybody ever write more eloquently than he? - Ren pagh erbee rieau screeu ny s'jesh-focklee na eshyn? JJK idiom

younger (adj.) saa: You are younger than I - Ta shiuish ny saa na mish. JJK idiom

share na (ny) preferable, surpassing: vel ad shen ny share na ny reeriaghtyn shoh? Bible; better than

shlee na (ny) above; more than: My jir oo ayns dty chree, Ta ny ashoonyn shoh ny shlee na mish, kys oddym's ad y eiyrt magh ? Bible

bear1 (v.) brey, gymmyrkey, surranse, ymmyrk; ymmyrkey: God lays on you no burden greater than you can bear - Cha vel Jee cur ort errey ny smoo na foddee oo ymmyrkey. JJK idiom; (to); (dy) nymmyrk; (to); (dy) hurral: They and their children have much to bear - Ta mooarane ocsyn as ec nyn baitchyn dy hurral. JJK idiom; surrys, hroggys; (n.) bear, clameyder, maghouin, muc-awin, mucawin; ceau

burden (n.) bart, laad, lught; errey, cur errey er: God lays on you no burden greater than you can bear - Cha vel Jee cur ort errey ny smoo na foddee oo ymmyrkey. JJK idiom; (v.) laadey, lughtey, cur laad er, cur bart er; (ny) lhie trome er

can (n.) curn, curneen; stainnaghey, stainney; (v.) fod, jarg; (interrog.) nod: Can you tell me what time it is? - Nod shiu gra rhym yn traa? JJK idiom; vod: How can you go out in such weather? - Kys vod shiu goll magh ayns lheid yn earish? JJK idiom; foddee: God lays on you no burden greater than you can bear - Cha vel Jee cur ort errey ny smoo na foddee oo ymmyrkey. JJK idiom; oddys: How can he be so cruel? - Kys oddys eh ve cha dewil? JJK idiom

Castle Rushen (n.) Cashtal Rushen: It is said that Castle Rushen and Peel Castle were built more than a thousand years ago - Ta feallagh gra dy row Cashtal Rushen as Peeley ny hInshey er nyn droggal ny smoo na thousane blein er dy henney. JJK idiom; Cashtal Rushyn

debt feeaghan, feeaghyn: You would pay your debts - Eeckagh shiu nyn veeaghyn. JJK idiom; lhiastanys, lhiastynys: It is better to go to bed without supper than to rise in debt - Share goll dy lhie fegooish shibber na g'irree ayns lhiastynys. JJK idiom; sthangan

house of mourning (n.) thie baaish; thie ny trimshee: It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting - Te ny share dy gholl gys thie ny trimshee, na gys thie ny cuirraghyn Bible; thie ny farrarey: Enter not into the house of mourning - Ny gow stiagh ayns thie ny farrarey Bible

lying (v.) breagagh; breageraght; breagerys; (ny) lhie: Have you read the book that's lying on the table? - Vel oo er lhaih yn lioar ta ny lhie er y voayrd? JJK idiom; ginsh breagyn: Is there anything more odious than lying? - Vel red erbee ny s'eajee na g'insh breagyn? JJK idiom

my aym: I shall have done my exercise in less than ten minutes - Bee my roortys jeant aym ayns ny sloo na jeih minnidyn. JJK idiom; ayms: It's past four by my watch - Te lurg kiare liorish yn ooreyder ayms. JJK idiom; lhiam; lhiams: It's mine, yours, his, hers, ours, yours, theirs - T'ee lhiams, lhiats, leshyn, lheeish, lhienyn, lhiuish, lhieusyn. JJK idiom; my: My dear brother - My vraar veen. JJK idiom

ours (pron) ain: That son of ours - Yn mac shen ain. DF idiom; dooin: Friend of ours - Carrey dooin. DF idiom; lhien: It's ours - Lhien eh. DF idiom; lhiens: What is ours is yours - Ny ta lhiens t'eh lhieuish. DF idiom; nyn: Your country and ours - Nyn jeer as nyn jeers. DF idiom; (emph.) ain hene; ainyn: My uncle's carriage is more convenient than ours - Ta fainagh my naim ny s'cooiey na'n fer ainyn. JJK idiom

palms (npl.) bassyn: but they found no more of her than the skull, and the feet, and the palms of her hands - agh cha dooar ad ny smoo jee nan chlaigin, as ny cassyn, as bassyn ny laueyn eck Bible; palmyn

Peel Castle (n.) Peeley ny hInshey: It is said that Castle Rushen and Peel Castle were built more than a thousand years ago - Ta feallagh gra dy row Cashtal Rushen as Peeley ny hInshey er nyn droggal ny smoo na thousane blein er dy henney JJK idiom

Rushen (n.) Skeerey Rosien: Parish of Rushen - Skylley Chreest Rosien. DF idiom; Skylley Chreest Rosien; Rosien: One of the three members for Rushen - Fer jeh ny tree olteynyn Sheadin Rosien. DF idiom; Rushen: It is said that Castle Rushen and Peel Castle were built more than a thousand years ago - Ta feallagh gra dy row Cashtal Rushen as Peeley ny hInshey er nyn droggal ny smoo na thousane blein er dy henney. JJK idiom

that (pron) shen: That's a good one - Ta shen fer mie. JJK idiom; shid: I don't like that child; therefore I shall not allow him to play with my son - Cha laik lhiam y lhiannoo shid; shen y fa cha lhigym da cloie rish my vac. JJK idiom; dy: I quite admit that he is cleverer than I am - Ta mee dy-slane goaill-rish dy vel eh ny s'aghtaley na mish. JJK idiom

them (pron) ad: There exists a great friendship between them - Ta caarjys mooar eddyr ad. JJK idiom; (emph.) adsyn: These books are better than those you have lent me - Ta ny lioaryn shoh ny share na adsyn d'eeasee oo dou. JJK idiom

to me hym, hyms, hyms: Send them to me without delay - Cur hym ad fegooish cumrail. JJK idiom; rhym, rhyms, rhym's: Can you tell me what time it is? - Nod shiu gra rhym yn traa? JJK idiom; (emph.) dooys: He appeared to me to be thinner than ever - V'eh jeeaghyn dooys dy ve ny shangey na rieau. JJK idiom; dou: Give it to me, or else send it to him - Cur dou eh, er-nonney cur huggey eh. JJK idiom

view1 baght; fakin; reayrt: Is there anything finer than this view? - Vel red erbee ny s'aaley ayn na'n reayrt shoh? JJK idiom; reayrtey; reayrtys; shilley: There is a beautiful view from Snaefell on a fine day - Ta shilley aalin veih Sniaul er laa aalin. JJK idiom; tuarym

wandering1 rouail: He is wandering about - T'eh rouail mygeayrt. DF idiom As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying - Myr tan ushag ayns rouail, as y ghollan-gheayee ayns getlagh Bible; rouailtagh; shaghraneys; shaghranys; shaghrynagh; shaghrynys: Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire - Ny share ta shen ta roish dty hooillyn, na shaghrynys yn yeearree; stravaagey: She is wandering about - T'ee stravaagey mygeayrt. DF idiom; wandreilagh; wandreilys; rouaillagh; er-shaghryn: he was wandering in the field - veh er-shaghryn fud y vagher Bible

without1 (prep.) gyn eie er; fegooish: It is better to go to bed without supper than to rise in debt - Share goll dy lhie fegooish shibber na g'irree ayns lhiastynys. JJK idiom; dyn, gyn: She went away without seeing anybody - Hie ee roee dyn jeeaghyn pagh erbee. JJK idiom; cheumooie, mooie: This church isn't very striking outside - Cha nel y cheeill shoh feer yindyssagh cheumooie. JJK idiom

you (pron) oo: Why haven't you sent me my shoes? - Cre'n oyr nagh vel oo er chur hym my vraagyn? JJK idiom; shiu: You have always been very sympathetic - Ta shiu er ve co-ennaghtagh dy-kinjagh. JJK idiom; (emph.) shiuish: I'm a whole head taller than you - Ta mish slane kione ny s'lhiurey na shiuish. JJK idiom; uss: Thou art my rock and my fortress - She uss my chreg as my ghoon. JJK idiom

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