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wife1 (n.) ben, ben heshee, ben heshey, ben phoost, ee hene: Allow me to introduce you to my wife and my daughter. - Lhig dou cur er enney shiu da my ven as inneen. JJK idiom

wife2 (n.) (the) ee hene


Inexact matches:

old wife (n.) carroo doo; caillagh

parson's wife (n.) ben saggyrt

sea wife (n.) moir-vollan

husband and wife (n.) cubbyl poost

man and wife (n.) lannoon

take a wife (v.) (to) ben y phoosey

ben heshee (f.) wife

ben heshey (f.) wife

ben saggyrt (f.) parson's wife

moir-vollan (f.) sea wife

ex-wife (n.) eear-ven

ben phoost (f.) married woman, wife

cubbyl poost husband and wife

eear-ven ex-wife

ben y phoosey (f.) (to) take a wife

carroo doo black sea bream, old wife

caillagh (=Ir. cailleach) (f.) pl. cailleeyn crone, old woman, single woman, witch; glaucous gull; old wife

chosen (pref.) jeih-: Then he said again to his chosen wife - Eisht dooyrt eh reesht rish e yeih heshey hene. DF idiom; reiht: Chosen place - Ynnyd reiht. DF idiom

governor (n.) fer-reill, kiannoort, reilleyder: No, but I have seen her sister, she is the wife of the Governor of Mann - Cha nel, agh ta mee er n'akin e shuyr, t'ee ben Kianoort Vannin. JJK idiom

husband1 (n.) dooinney; dooinney poost; dooinney sheshey; sheshey: Her husband is young; his wife is happy - Ta e sheshey aeg; ta e ven maynrey. JJK idiom; sheshey poost; fer-poost

parted scarrit; scarrt; scoltit; scarr: He parted with his wife - Scarr eh rish e ven. DF idiom

pillar (n.) buttoor, goull; colloo; pillar: But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt - Agh yeeagh ben Lot back, as vee chyndaït gys pillar dy hollan Bible; pillyr

separated charbaait; scarrit: He is separated from his wife - T'eh scarrit rish e ven. DF idiom; scarrt; scart; scarr: He and I separated - Scarr mish as eshyn rish y cheilley. DF idiom; soit er-lheh

shall cleave lhiannee: and shall cleave to his wife - as lhiannee eh gys e ven Bible

wives (npl.) mraane: thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee - uss as dty vec, as dty ven, as mraane dty vec mayrt Bible

ben (=Ir., Sc.G. bean) (f.) pl. mraane lady, woman; wife: Agh yeeagh ben Lot back, as v'ee chyndait gys pillar dy hollan. Bible; womankind [O.Ir. ben]

ee hene (=Ir. i-fein) (f.) her, herself: She my huyr ee? as dooyrt ish, dy jarroo ee hene Bible; (the) missus; (the) wife; itself; lady of the house

lannoon (f.) 1 pl. lannoonyn twin a: ta dagh unnane lesh lannoon, as cha vel unnane gennish ny mast' oc Bible; 2 man and wife

avoid (v.) scapail; shaghney: Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife - Ny-yeih, dy haghney maarderys, lhig da e ven hene ve ec dagh dooinney Bible; shaghyn: But avoid foolish questions - Agh shaghyn questionyn ommijagh Bible; chea roish: Avoid it, pass not by it - Jean chea roish, ny gow liorish Bible

left er chlee, er hostal; kiare; (v.) daag: He left it there last night - Daag eh ayns shen riyr. DF idiom; hreig: He left his wife - Hreig eh e ven. DF idiom; toshtal: The left-hand house - Yn thie toshtal. DF idiom; faagit: It's the only avenue left - She'n un vollagh ta faagit. DF idiom

of us jin; j'in: We will not any of us go to his tent - Cha jed dooinney jin gys e chabbane Bible; (emph.) jinyn; jinyn: There shall not any of us give his daughter unto Benjamin to wife - Cha jean fer jinyn cur yn inneen echey da Benjamin son ben Bible

vex (v.) boirey er, cur farg er, maghlaghey, jannoo seaghyn, seaghyn; cur sneih er: and vex them in his sore displeasure. - as ver eh sneih orroo ayns trimmid e yymmoose Bible; seaghney: Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him - Cha jean oo seaghney joarree, chamoo hee oo tranlaase er: Bible; cur seaghyn er: Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her - Chamoo ghoys oo ben as e shuyr, dy choyrt seaghyn urree Bible; (y) chraghey: for God did vex them with all adversity - son nee Jee ad y heaghney lesh dy chooilley arkys Bible; (y) heaghney

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