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was1 v', va

was2 (interrog.) row

Inexact matches:

that was dy row

was not1 cha row: The child was not tired - Cha row yn lhiannoo skee. JJK idiom; nagh row: Plainly I was not wanted - Chronnee mee nagh row mee laccalit. DF idiom

was not2 (interrog.) nagh row: Was not the little girl very ill? - Nagh row yn neen veg feer ching? JJK idiom

it was so myr shen ve: I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so - ta mee er choyrt dy-chooilley losserey glass son beaghey: as myr shen ve Bible; shen myr ve: let the dry land appear: and it was so - lhig dan thalloo chirrym cheet rish; as shen myr ve. Bible

it was the least by loo eh

I was sorry by hreih lhiam

So it was (intj) Holley va; Solley va

there was nothing cha row jalloo

above them er-nyn-skyn: He's a cut above them - T'eh keim er nyn skyn. DF idiom It was above them - V'eh er-nyn-skyn DF idiom It was above them - V'eh erskyn oc. DF idiom

beaming goullaghey; goulley: It was beaming - V'eh goulley. DF idiom; goulragh; soilshean: He was beaming with delight - V'eh soilshean lesh y eunys v'er. DF idiom; soilsheanagh

clinging lhiantagh; lhiantyn: The dress was clinging to her - Va'n gooyn lhiantyn r'ee. DF idiom; lhiantynagh; croghey rish: She was clinging to him - V'ee croghey rish. DF idiom

deeply (adv.) dowin; dy dowin: My father was deeply affected - Va m'ayr gleashit dy-dowin. JJK idiom; dy trome: My mother was deeply affected by it - Va my voir gleashit dy trome liorish. DF idiom

fun (n.) aittys: All the fun has gone - Ta ooilley'n aittys ersooyl. DF idiom; spoyrt: It was great fun - By vooar yn spoyrt eh. DF idiom; gamman: It was done in fun - V'eh jeant myr gamman. DF idiom

greatest (adj.) smoo: He was reckoned among the greatest princes - V'eh coontit mastey ny prinsyn smoo. JJK idiom; syrjey: The greatest Manxman that ever was - Yn Manninagh s'yrjey dy row rieau ayn. DF idiom; s'urrymee

oldest (adj.) by hinney: He was the oldest person - V'eshyn yn fer by hinney. DF idiom; shinney: He was the oldest person - V'eshyn yn fer shinney. DF idiom

seam (n.) junt, whomm, sheeg; seam: now the coat was without now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout - nish van cooat ooilley feeit, veih heose dy heese, fegooish seam Bible; co-haah; (v.) juntal, whaaley

set free (v.) lhiggey yn raad da; feayslit: He was set free - V'eh feayslit. DF idiom; seyrit: He was set free - V'eh seyrit. DF idiom

smiling gearagh; mongey: She was smiling at me - V'ee mongey orrym. DF idiom; mynghearey: She was smiling at me - V'ee myn ghearey orrym. DF idiom

threat baggyrt: She was under a threat of illness - Va'n chingys baggyrt urree. DF idiom; baggyrtys: He was under the threat of death - V'eh fo baggyrtys baaish. DF idiom

able (adj.) cummeydagh; fondagh: I don't know, but I think you'll be able to get some at C- - Cha saym, agh ta mee smooinaghtyn dy vod oo geddyn paart ec C-. JJK idiom He was able to speak Manx - Oddagh eh loayrt Gaelg. DF idiom Before I was able - Roish my doddin. DF idiom; (v.) jargal: Still, I hope you will be able to make a good breakfast - Foast, ta mee treishteil dy bee shiu jargal dy vrishey yn trostey eu dy-mie. JJK idiom Were you able to do that? - Row shiu jargal shen y yannoo? DF idiom; abyl: You are able - T'ou abyl. DF idiom; foddee: You are able - Foddee oo. DF idiom I think he'll be able to do that, and even more, without the least difficulty - Er lhiam dy vod eh jannoo shen, as eer ny smoo, fegooish yn doilleeid sloo. JJK idiom

birthright (n.) cairys dooghys; cairys eiraght: his birthright was given unto the sons of Joseph - his birthright was given unto the sons of Joseph Bible; eiraght, kiartys eiraght; eiraght: And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy birthright. - As dooyrt Jacob, Creck rhym jiu dty eiraght Bible

compelled eignit; eginit, êginit: But neither Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised - Agh cha row Titus hene, va mârym, ga ny Ghreek, êginit dy ve er ny ghiarey-chymmylt bible; deginee: And I punished them oft in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme - As smaghtee mee ad dy mennick ayns dy chooilley synagogue, as dêginee mee ad dy oltooan [Creest] bible

divided rheynnit: Let it be neither mine nor thine, but divide it - Ny lhig da ve edyr lhiams ny lhiats, agh lhig da ve rheynnit Bible; rheynn: He divided his goods between them - Rheynn eh e chooid orroo. DF idiom; reynn: and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads - as veih shen ve er ny reynn ayns kiare banglaneyn Bible; scarr: And God made the firmament, and divided the waters - As chroo Jee yn aer; as scarr eh ny ushtaghyn fo yn aer Bible; scart: And the great city was divided into three parts - As van ard-valley mooar scart ayns three ayrnyn Bible; yiare: And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst - As ghow eh ad shoh ooilley, as yiare eh dagh unnane oc ayns daa ayrn Bible

drunk meshtallagh; iuit, iut, iu't: Until the drink was drunk down to the last drop - Derrey va'n jough iuit da'n vine s'jerree. DF idiom; er meshtey: He was three parts drunk - V'eh daa hreen er meshtey. DF idiom; scooyrit: You are getting her drunk - T'ou cur urree dy gheddyn scooyrit. DF idiom

goodly (adj.) menoyr: A green olive tree, fair, and of goodly fruit - Billey-olive glass, aalin, as lesh mess menoyr Bible; menoyragh, mie, mieyssagh; ooasle: I have a goodly heritage - ta aym eiraght ooasle Bible; stoamey: And Joseph was a goodly person - as va Joseph ny phersoon stoamey, as feer aalin. Bible; aalin: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child - as tra honnick ee dy row eh ny lhiannoo aalin 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

precious (adj.) braew, ennoil, leagh mooar, leaghar, leagharagh; costal: he gave also to her brother and to her mother precious things - hug eh myrgeddin dan vraar as y voir eck cowraghyn costal Bible; goaun: And the word of the Lord was precious in those days - As va goon 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

Holley va (intj) So it was

by hreih lhiam I was sorry

by loo eh it was the least

cha row jalloo there was nothing

addition1 (n.) bishaght; tooilley: There was an addition - Va tooilley ayn. DF idiom

agitated (adj.) boirit; seiyt: The water was agitated - Va'n ushtey seiyt. DF idiom

anxious (adj.) anaashagh, sou-aignagh; imneagh: I was anxious - Va mee imneagh. JJK idiom

band3 (n.) (musical) bann: The band was blaring - Va'n bann sheidey seose. DF idiom

biting (v.) mingey; mingeraght: The bird was biting - Va'n ushag mingeraght. DF idiom

blacksmith (n.) gaaue: I was a blacksmith - Va mee my ghaaue. DF idiom

horror (n.) grayn; scoagh: He was horror-stricken - Ghow scoagh eh. DF idiom

melodious (adj.) bing: Their music was melodious - By ving nyn giaull. DF idiom

stamping (v.) broojey; stampey: He was stamping about - V'eh stampey mygeayrt. DF idiom

row (=Ir. raibh) (interrog.) was: Row nearey orroo tra v'ad er n'yannoo yn peccah dwoaiagh? Bible

Solley va (intj) So it was: 'solley va, heb eh son y bwaane. Coraa

v' was, were: V'ad shoh princeyn ny tribeyn Bible

va (=Ir. bhí) was, were: As ennym e voir va Hamutal Bible

aback (prep.) cheu chooylloo; (adv.) ergooyl; yindys er: I was taken aback - Va yindys currit orrym. DF idiom

achievement (n.) ard-nhee; ard-obbyr; cooilleeney: It was a great achievement - V'eh cooilleenit dy mie. DF idiom

affected foalsey; neufirrinagh; neuynrick; gleashit: My father was deeply affected - Va m'ayr gleashit dy-dowin. JJK idiom

Africa (n.) (Yn) Affrick; Affrickey: She was destined for Africa - Dys Africkey v'ee kiarit goll. DF idiom

alive (adj.) bio: He was the most amiable man alive - V'eh dooinney s'taitnyssee bio. DF idiom

among (prep.) fud; mastey: He was reckoned among the greatest princes - V'eh coontit mastey ny prinsyn smoo. JJK idiom

amusing taitnyssagh; goaill soylley: He was amusing himself with his children - V'eh goaill soylley marish e phaitchyn. JJK idiom

and then as eisht: First the house was burnt and then the church - Hoshiaght va'n thie loshtit as eisht yn cheeill. JJK idiom

ankles (npl.) abbaneyn: He was over his ankles in water - Va'n ushtey harrish ny abbaneyn echey. DF idiom

annoyed anveaghit; corree: It annoyed him - Hug eh corree er. DF idiom; currit ass: She was annoyed - V'ee currit assjee. DF idiom; fargit; jymmoosit; sneeuit

apprehended glackit: He was apprehended by the police - V'eh glackit ec ny meoiryn-shee. DF idiom; goit; tayrit; toiggit

appropriate (adj.) cooie: That was the appropriate thing to say - Va shen yn red cooie dy ghra. DF idiom

armies (npl.) armeeyn: As soon as war was declared, both armies began to move - Cha leah's va caggey er ny hoilshaghey magh, ghow yn daa armee toshiaght dy ghleashagh. JJK idiom; sheshaghtyn-caggee

as before myr bollagh: that it is not toward me as before - nagh vel eh lhiam myr bollagh eh Bible; myr ve roïe: it was not toward him as before - cha row eh lesh myr ve roïe Bible

as for er son: as for the wickedness of the wicked - er son mee-chraueeaght y vee-chrauee Bible; agh son: As for Saul, he was yet in Gilgal - Agh son Saul veh foast ayns Gilgal Bible

ashore (adv.) er cheer; er-halloo; er-traie; er y traie: The boat was driven ashore - Va'n baatey eiyrit er y traie. DF idiom

as long as choud cheddin; chouds: As long as the young man was ill - Choud's va'n dooinney aeg doogh. DF idiom; choud as: As long as I am alive - Choud as veeym bio. DF idiom

as small as dust cha myn as joan; meein as joan: even until it was as small as dust - derrey ve eer cha meein as joan Bible

atoms (npl.) breneenyn: It was smashed to atoms - V'eh brisht ayns breneenyn. DF idiom

attentive (adj.) arreydagh: Your scholars are not attentive - Cha nel ny schoillaryn eu arreydagh. JJK idiom; foayroil; currymagh; eaishtagh; frioosagh: He was very attentive to her - V'eh feer frioosagh j'ee. DF idiom; geilloil

at that time eisht; ec y traa shen: Money was tight at that time - By jiark yn argid ec y traa shen. DF idiom

baby (n.) babban; lhiannoo: When he was a baby - Tra v'eh ny lhiannoo. DF idiom; oikan

bad taste1 drogh-vlass; neuellynagh: It was in bad taste - V'eh neuellynagh. DF idiom

battle (n.) caggey: The battle was drawn - She caggey gyn barriaght v'ayn. DF idiom; cah: The battle wasn't decisive - Cha row yn cah reaghyssagh. JJK idiom; (gen.) caggee

beaten1 bwoallit, bwoaillt, bwoailt, bwoalt: He was beaten - V'eh bwoailt. JJK idiom; custhit, custit; fo chosh; yeelt; taaghit

bedstead1 (n.) sthoc-lhiabbagh: behold his bedstead was a bedstead of iron - cur-my-ner va e sthoc-lhiabbagh, sthoc-lhiabbagh yiarn Bible; sthock lhiabbagh

bench1 (n.) caair vriwnys, furrym; bink: She was gutting the herring on the stone bench outside - V'ee scoltey y skeddan er y vink cheumooie. DF idiom

bitterness of soul (n.) sherriuid anmey: And she was in bitterness of soul - As vee ayns sherriuid anmey Bible

blur1 cummey do-akin; mee-chummey: It was just a blur - Cha row eh agh meechummey. DF idiom; (v.) cur kay er, dolley

boy1 (n.) boie, myrneen, scollag; guilley: A boy was before me - Va guilley er my veealloo. DF idiom

bred (v.) sheelrit; troggit: He was bred to the law - V'eh troggit da'n leigh. DF idiom

Bride (n.) Breeshey; Skeerey Vreeshey, Skyll Vreeshey; Skylley Vreeshey: He was confirmed in Kirk Bride - Hie eh fo laue yn aspick ayns Skylley Vreeshey. DF idiom; (voc.) Vreeshey

briefly (adv.) ayns beggan focklyn; rish tammylt beg: I was there briefly - Va mee ayns shen rish tammylt beg. DF idiom

building (v.) buildal; (n.) thie, troggalys; (v., n.) troggal: I was building a house - Va mee troggal thie. JJK idiom The official handover of the building - Yn coyrt oikoil jeh'n troggal. DF idiom

burnt loshtee; loshtit: First the house was burnt and then the church - Hoshiaght va'n thie loshtit as eisht yn cheeill. JJK idiom

burnt up1 losht: and the third part of trees was burnt up - as van trass ayrn jeh ny biljyn losht Bible; lostit

bus (n.) barroose; bus, buss: The bus was jam full - Va'n bus lane gys y dorrys. DF idiom; carbyd

cancelled currit ass: His licence was cancelled - Va e chiedoonys currit ass. DF idiom; dollit magh: Cancelled stamps - Clouagyn dollit. DF idiom; rast; scryssit

cart cairt: The cart was caught in the bog - Va'n cairt fest 'sy voglagh. DF idiom; cart: To put the cart before the horse - Cur yn cart roish y chabbyl. JJK idiom; caart; (v.) cartey, cairtey, tayrn

castle (n.) cashtal: This castle was built in the reign of George the Third - Va'n cashtal shoh troggit ayns lhing yn Trass George. JJK idiom

Castletown (n.) Balley Cashtal; Balley Chashtal: I was raised in Castletown - Va mee troggit ayns Balley Chashtal. DF idiom

caution arrey, gioal; baggyrt; cur raaue da; raaue: He was let off with a caution - V'eh lhiggit jeh lesh raaue. DF idiom; raaueghey; twoaie: Caution! - Bee er dty hwoaie! DF idiom

channel (n.) ammyr: It was a Manxman who discovered the channel to Liverpool - She Manninagh ren feddyn magh yn ammyr gys Lerphul. DF idiom; barrey; bollagh; clash; clasheen; feddan; keyllys; piob; (v.) giarrey clasheen; giarrey saaue

charge7 (imputation) lhiassaghey: That was laid to his charge - Va shen er ny lhiassaghey da. DF idiom

cherish (v.) jannoo mooar jeh; gerjaghey; keainey; shynney lesh: He was a friend whose memory we cherish - V'eh ny charrey shynney lhienyn e chooinaghtyn. JJK idiom

child1 (n.) lhiannoo: A burnt child dreads the fire - Ta lhiannoo scoaldit goaill aggle roishyn aile. JJK idiom; paitchey: I was yet a child - Cha row mee agh paitchey. JJK idiom; ponnair

cleavage (n.) clash ny sheeintyn; scoltey: There was a cleavage in the society - Va scoltey 'sy cheshaght. DF idiom

cloak brat; breidaghey; breidey; ceau cloagey er; cloagaghey; cloagey: Hooded cloak - Cloagey bayrnagh. DF idiom and was clad with zeal as a cloak. - as hug eh mysh graih jeean myr cloagey Bible; coodagh; coodaghey

coffin (n.) coavin, coyr-verriu, kishtey keyl, koir-verriu, koir-oanluckee; crub; coffin: they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt. - ren ad yn corp echeyspiceal, as veh er ny choyrt ayns coffin ayns Egypt Bible

comfortable (adj.) gerjoil, soaillagh, sonnyssagh, souyr; gerjoilagh: I was so comfortable when you woke me - Va mee cha gerjoilagh tra ghooisht shiu mee. JJK idiom

concubine (n.) colhiabbagh; co-lhiabbagh: And his concubine, whose name was Reumah - As y co-lhiabbagh echey, va enmyssit Reumah Bible

confirmed er ve fo laue yn aspick: He was confirmed in Kirk Bride - Hie eh fo laue yn aspick ayns Skylley Vreeshey. DF idiom; feerit, firrinit, niartit, confirmit; hickyree

conspiracy (n.) co-chialg: He was involved in the conspiracy - Va laue echey 'sy chochialg. DF idiom; co-vollaght, coyrle follit; drogh choyrlagh cooidjagh; ushtey fo-halloo; irree-magh

correct1 (adj.) feer, reajagh; kiart: You have a correct Manx accent - Ta blass kiart ny Gaelgey ayd. DF idiom; reih: That was the correct thing to do - Va shen yn reih red dy yannoo. DF idiom

course1 bollagh; coorsal; coorse: The course was of great value - Va'n coorse feer ymmydoil. DF idiom; jastan; pairk; snaue

cursing guee er; gwee; guee; gweeaghyn: tHis delight was in cursing - Va e haitnys ayns gweeaghyn Bible; mollaght: Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing -Ass yn un veeal ta cheet bannaght as mollaght Bible

damage foudaghey; foudid; jeeill; jeeilley; jeeyl: There was no great damage done - Cha row monney jeeyl jeant. DF idiom; jeeyllal; jeeylley; coayll

damages1 (n.) cooilleeney; (npl.) damajyn: He was cast in damages - Va damajyn giarrit er. DF idiom

daze1 cur er shaghryn; dallaghey; doalgaanee: I was in a daze - Va doalgaanee orrym. DF idiom

deceit (n.) cluigid, croutys, foall, grooish-volley, kialg, kialgeyrys, molley, molteyraght, molteyrys; foalsaght: It is my opinion that it was greatly by deceit - Er lhiam pene dy by vooar lesh foalsaght eh. DF idiom

delivered assaid: The child was delivered - Va'n lhiannoo er ny assaid. DF idiom; livreyit; seyrit: Delivered from death - Seyrit veih baase. DF idiom

destine (v.) kiarail: She was destined for Africa - Dys Africkey v'ee kiarit goll. DF idiom

Did not come Cha daink; nagh daink: He was disappointed that she did not come - V'eh mollit nagh daink ee. DF idiom

difficulties (npl.) doilleeidyn: He was confronted by many difficulties - Haink ymmodee doilleeidyn ny whaiyl. DF idiom

diffident (v.) lhiastey: I was diffident about speaking to him - Va mee lhiastey loayrt rish. DF idiom; meehreisteilagh

discovered feddynit magh: It was a Manxman who discovered the channel to Liverpool - She Manninagh ren feddyn magh yn ammyr gys Lerphul. DF idiom

dismissed currit ersooyl: She was immediately dismissed - V'ee currit er-sooyl ass-laue. JJK idiom

do3 (to); (dy) yannoo: Was I not ready to do it? - Nagh row mee aarloo dy yannoo eh? JJK idiom; (dy) jannoo

dotted floagagh; ponkagh; breck: Hill which was dotted with houses - Cronk va breck lesh thieyn. DF idiom

doubtful (adj.) mee-ouryssagh; imneagh; ouryssagh: To be doubtful of - Dy ve ourysagh mychione. DF idiom; dooyteilagh: Victory was very doubtful, till he appeared - Va barriaght feer dooyteilagh, dys haink eh rish. JJK idiom

eleven (n., adj.) 'nane-jeig: His arrival was timed for eleven - V'eh son cheet ec nane jeig er y chlag. DF idiom; unnane-jeig: It's eleven o'clock at the latest - Te unnane-jeig er y chlag ec y chooid s'anmee. JJK idiom

empire (n.) impiraght: The empire was dismembered - Hie yn impiraght er rheynn. DF idiom; mainshtyraght; smaght

escort1 (v.) gardey: He was sent there under escort - V'eh currit gys shen as gardey er. DF idiom; (n.) lhong choadee

evening1 (n.) fastyr: The lady I was speaking to has invited me for this evening - Yn ven-seyr rishyn va mee loayrt, t'ee er chuirrey mee son yn astyr jiu. JJK idiom; fastyragh

excitement (n.) greesaghey: He was in a fever of excitement - Va ard-ghreesaghey er. DF idiom; musthaa

exodus (n.) immeeaght: There was an exodus from the room - Va immeeaght ayn voish y chamyr. DF idiom

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

extensive (adj.) feayn; lhean; mooar: There was extensive damage to his car - Va jeeyl mooar jeant er y ghleashtan echey. DF idiom; rheamyssagh

facing jeeragh er; eddin ry eddin: He was facing me - V'eh eddin ry eddin dou. DF idiom

faithful (adj.) credjoil, credjallagh; firrinagh: Never was dog more faithful - Cha row rieau moddey cha firrinagh. JJK idiom; jeelys; jeeragh; ynrick

fancy er lheh; fillosheragh: Fancy goods - Cooid fillosheragh. DF idiom; jesh; mian; mianey; sheiltyn; sheiltynys: It was all fancy - Cha row ayn agh sheiltynys. DF idiom; teiyt; thollane; yeearree

fate (n.) beoyn; cronney: That's my fate - Ta shen y cronney aym. DF idiom; erree: He was railing at his fate - V'eh goltooaney yn erree echey. DF idiom; kynoauin

flap bennalt; bwoalley; flap; flibbag; musthaa: There was a big flap on - Va musthaa mooar ayn. DF idiom; polt; poltey

flat3 (mood) gyn annym; marroo; neuvioyr: I was feeling a bit flat - Va mee red beg neuvioyr. DF idiom

float (n.) cairt skianagh, dray; mollag, raft, sleod; snauean: The float was bobbing up and down - Va'n snauean thummey neese sheese. DF idiom; (v.) shiauilley, snaue

forced eginit, êginit; eiginit: I was forced to stand - Va mee eignit dy hassoo. DF idiom; Deign, Deignee; deiyr

forepart (n.) toshiaght; toshiagh; cheu veealloo: And the oracle in the forepart was twenty cubits - As van ynnyd casherick cheu-veealloo feed cubit Bible

formerly (adv.) roie-: He was famous formerly, but now nobody mentions his name - V'eh ennymoil roie nish, agh nish cha vel pagh erbee g'imraa yn ennym echey. JJK idiom

found (v.) gruntal; prowit; (as metal) tilgey; (as opinion) dennee; hooar: I found it in Castletown - Hooar mee eh ayns Balley Chashtal. DF idiom; feddynit: It was found here - V'eh feddynit ayns shoh. DF idiom

freed (v.) feayslit, rey rish; seyrit: I was freed - Va mee seyrit. DF idiom

from her voee: I learned from her that the husband was dead - Hooar mee fys voee dy row yn dooinney eck marroo. DF idiom; vo-eeish

funny (adj.) aitt: That was a funny story - Va shen skeeal aitt. DF idiom

gang (n.) geng, skimmee; possan dy leih; ram: There was a gang of them their - Va ram jeu ayns shen. DF idiom

ghost (v.) jannoo scaan; (n.) scaa goanlyssagh, scaan, scaanjoon, spyrryd; scaa: The man who was passing himself off as a ghost - Yn dooinney va son y scaa da. DF idiom; faaish; ashlins

girl (n.) ben aeg, bwoirrinagh, caillag, caillin, doodee, inneen, yah; 'neen: Was not the little girl very ill? - Nagh row yn neen veg feer ching? JJK idiom

glowing jiarg; lonragh; smarageagh; soilsheanagh; soilshean: The fire is glowing - Ta'n aile soilshean. DF idiom; jiargaghey: The iron is glowing - Ta'n yiarn jiargaghey. DF idiom; lonraghey: The sky was glowing - Va'n speyr lonraghey. DF idiom

gratify (v.) cur eunys da; cur taitnys da: It was very gratifying to me - By vooar y taitnys hug eh dou. DF idiom

gutting (v.) scoltey: She was gutting the herring on the stone bench outside - V'ee scoltey y skeddan er y vink cheumooie. DF idiom

heavenly host (n.) sheshaght-flaunys: And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, - As ayns y tullogh va marish yn ainle ymmodee jeh'n cheshaght flaunyssagh cur moylley da Jee, as gra. Bible

Hebrews (npl.) (The); (Ny) Hewnyn; Hebrewnee: For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews - Son dy jarroo, va mee er my gheid ersooyl ass cheer ny Hebrewnee Bible; Hebrewnyn

hen (n.) kiark: The hen was cooked to death - Va'n chiark spongit. DF idiom

herdmen (npl.) bochillyn: And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle - As va streeu eddyr bochillyn Abram as bochillyn Lot Bible

hobby (n.) cabbyl beg, cabbyleen, shirragh corranagh; ceau traa: It was his hobby - V'eh yn ceau traa echey. DF idiom

honoured onnorit; onnor currit da: Never was a man so much honoured as he - Cha row rieau dooinney as onnor currit da myr va currit dasyn. JJK idiom

householder (n.) fer thie: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard - Va fer-thie row ren garey-feeyney y hoiaghey Bible; kione thie; shellooder thie

iced (v.) riojit: The pond was soon iced over - Va'n dubbyr riojit dy tappee. DF idiom

ideally (adv.) dy slanjeant: She was ideally beautiful - V'ee aalin dy slanjeant. DF idiom

ill-advised (adj.) donney: That advice was ill-advised - By ghonney y choyrle shen. DF idiom; neuchreeney

in a dilemma eddyr daa aile Boaldyn: He was in a dilemma - V'eh eddyr daa aile Boayldyn DF idiom

in good time (adv.) dy traaoil: It was done in good time - V'eh jeant dy traaoil. DF idiom; ayns traa mie: I want to go home in good time - Shegin dou goll thie ayns traa mie. JJK idiom

island1 (n.) ellan: He was planted on an island - V'eh faagit er ellan. DF idiom; innis, innys, insh

it is my opinion stroo hene; er lhiam pene: It is my opinion that it was greatly by deceit - Er lhiam pene dy by vooar lesh foalsaght eh. DF idiom

January (n.) Jerrey Geuree: January was cold - Va jerrey-Geuree feayr. JJK idiom; Mee s'jerree y gheuree

joy (n.) boggey: At these words she wept for joy - Ec ny focklyn shoh cheayn ee son boggey. JJK idiom; eunys: He was delirious with joy - V'eh ass e cheeayl lesh eunys. DF idiom; gerjagh; reaïd

knight (n.) cright, krink, reejerey; (v.) jannoo reejerey: He was made a knight - Ren ad reejerey jeh. DF idiom

lack dolley: There was no lack of money there - Cha row dolley argid ayns shen. DF idiom; feme, ymmyrçh, genney, gortey

leader ard-art; ard-reiltagh; fer toshee: He was leader in deed though not in name - V'eh yn fer toshee dy feer, ga nagh row yn ennym er. DF idiom; kione toshee; kione-fenee; leadeilagh, leeideilagh; leeideiltagh; oayllagh; toshiagh

let off (v.) lhiggey; lhiggit jeh: He was let off with a caution - V'eh lhiggit jeh lesh raaue. DF idiom; maihaghey; seyrey

lifeboat (n.) baatey lhuingey, baatey sauchys; baatey sauaillagh: Port St Mary lifeboat was out last night - Va baatey sauaillagh Phurt le Moirrey mooie riyr. DF idiom

lineage (n.) clein, fuilleeaght, linneeaght, sheel, sluight; kynney: because he was of the house and lineage of David - son dy row eh jeh thie as kynney Ghavid Bible

Lord God1 (voc.) Hiarn Yee: Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come - Hiarn Yee Ooilley-niartal, va, as ta, as ta ry-heet Bible

loudly (adv.) dy ard: I was obliged to speak loudly - Beign dou loayrt dy-ard. JJK idiom

Maltese (n., adj.) Maltagh; (n.) Maltish: He was speaking in Maltese - V'eh loayrt ass yn Valtish. DF idiom

many colours caglaaghyn daah: his coat of many colours that was on him - e chooat jeh caglaaghyn daah va mysh Bible

market (v.) cur er y vargey; geddyn margey; margey: There was no fish in the market - Cha row eeast erbee 'sy vargey. JJK idiom; (n.) marger

marred mhillit: And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter - As van saagh craie veh dy yannoo mhillit ayns laue yn phasheyder Bible

meagre (adj.) goan, gortagh, lhome, melley, moal, moaldey, thanney; beggan: There was only a meagre attendance at the meeting - Cha row agh beggan sleih ec y chaglym. DF idiom

memory (n.) cooinaght; cooinaghtyn: He was a friend whose memory we cherish - V'eh ny charrey shynney lhienyn e chooinaghtyn. JJK idiom

mistake (n.) marran; marranys: The person who told you so was mistaken - Ta'n persoon d'insh dhyt myr shen, ren eh marranys. JJK idiom

monument (n.) clagh cooinaghtyn, cowrey cooinaghtyn, leac cooinaghtyn, lhiaght cooinaghtyn; lhiaght: This monument was erected one thousand and twenty-five years ago - Va'n lhiaght shoh er ny hroggal thousane blein queig as feed er dy henney. JJK idiom

mortgaged (adj.) er gioaldeeaght: The house was mortgaged - Hie yn thie er gioaldeeaght. DF idiom; fo gioaldeeaght; gioaltit

mortified (adj.) fo nearey, marroo, molkit; nearey er: I was mortified - Va nearey orrym. DF idiom

movement (n.) cheet as goll, lheihll, obbragh; gleashaght: He was the leading spirit of the movement - She bun as baare ny gleashaght v'eh. DF idiom

naught (n.) dyn ymmyd, gyn veg; neunhee: It came to naught - Haink eh gys neunhee. DF idiom; veg: There was naught to be seen - Cha row veg ry akin. DF idiom

never (adv.) chioee; rieau: Never was dog more faithful - Cha row rieau moddey cha firrinagh. JJK idiom; dy bragh: He said he'd never forgive me - Dooyrt eh nagh leihagh eh dy-bragh mee. JJK idiom; dy bra

nights (f.) oieghyn: For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly - Son myr va Jonas three laghyn as three oieghyn ayns bolg y whale Bible

not (adv.) cha: I am not at home - Cha nel mee ec y thie. JJK idiom; nagh: Was I not ready to do it? - Nagh row mee aarloo dy yannoo eh? JJK idiom; ny

of bees (dy) hellanyn: there was a swarm of bees and honey in the carcase of the lion - va swarm dy hellanyn as mill ayns convayrt yn lion. Bible

of drink (dy) yough: He was reeking of drink - Va torcan dy yough jeh. DF idiom

on the brink er broogh: On the brink of war - Er broogh y chaggey. DF idiom; er chee: He was on the brink of doing it - V'eh er chee jannoo eh. DF idiom

on the point of er chee: I was on the point of doing it - Va mee er chee jannoo eh. DF idiom; mysh

overboard (adv.) harrish boayrd: A sailor was washed overboard - Va shiaulteyr er ny skeabey harrish boayrd. DF idiom

packed jingit: Packed like herrings in a barrel - Cha jingit as skeddan ayns stoandey. DF idiom; lome lane: The train was packed - Va'n traen lome lane. DF idiom

passion (n.) cannid finnue, cheh, fargagh, fergagh, irree, mian, ouyl, paish, siyragh; ferg: He was in a passion - Va ferg erskyn insh er. DF idiom

phone (n.) chellvane: I was on to him on the 'phone this morning - Va mee loayrt rish er y chellvane moghrey jiu. DF idiom; (v.) chellvaney

picking (v.) myngyraght; pluggey: Picking flowers - Pluggey blaaghyn. DF idiom; teih: He was picking his way home, drunk - V'eh teiy e raad thie, scooyrit. DF idiom

police meoiryn shee: The police are after you - Ta ny meoiryn shee dy dty hirrey. DF idiom; (n.) poleenyn; poleenee: He was taken up by the police - Ghow ny poleenee eh. DF idiom; (y) Phollys; (v.) poleeney

pond (n.) dubbey: The pond was soon iced over - Va'n dubbyr riojit dy tappee. DF idiom; lhingey, loghan

praised (v.) moyllit: He was praised for his skill - V'eh moyllit son e schlei. JJK idiom

princes (npl.) reejereeyn; reiltee; prinsaghyn, princeyn; prinsyn: He was reckoned among the greatest princes - V'eh coontit mastey ny prinsyn smoo. JJK idiom

principal ard-chione; ard-vainshtyr; bun-argid; cubbyl; ard ghooinney: He was the principal man in the affair - V'eh yn ard ghooinney 'sy chooish. DF idiom

prison (n.) pryssoon: He was taken off to prison - V'eh currit ayns pryssoon. DF idiom; cappey

raised troggit: I was raised in Castletown - Va mee troggit ayns Balley Chashtal. DF idiom; hrog: He raised him from the dead - Hrog eh veih ny merriu eh. DF idiom; hroggys

reared troggit: I was reared and born in Mann - Va mee troggit as ruggit ayns Mannin. DF idiom


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