Vocabulary of Manx (Gaelg)

Nouns, definite articles, plurals
Adjectives masculine, feminine

1.    mother           moir, y voir, moiraghyn
2.    father           ayr, yn ayr, ayraghyn
3.    sister           shuyr, y huyr, shuyraghyn


Son lheid y ghraih shen hug Jee da’n theihll, dy dug eh e ynrycan Vac v’er
ny gheddyn, nagh jinnagh quoi-erbee chred jagh aynsyn cherraghtyn, agh
yn vea ta dy bragh farraghtyn y chosney.


For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son,
so that everyone who believes in him should not perish but have everlasting life.

The Bible, John, 3, 16

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1.    water           ushtey, yn ushtey
2.    fire           aile, yn aile, aileyn
3.    sun           grian, y ghrian


Cur dooin nyn arran jiu as gagh laa.

Give us today our daily bread.
The Bible, Matthew, 6, 11

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1.    cat           kayt, y kayt, kit
2.    dog           moddey, y moddey, moddee
3.    horse           cabbyl, y cabbyl, cabbil


Toshiaght sushtal Yeesey Creest, Mac Yee

The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
The Bible, Mark, 1,1

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1.    white           bane, vane
2.    black           doo, ghoo
3.    red           jiarg, yiarg

Cur arrym da dty ayr as da dty voir: as, Ver oo graih
da dty naboo myr dhyt hene.


Honour your father and mother; and love your neighbour as yourself.
The Bible, Matthew, 19,19

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