Dedicated to the Gaelic Language of the Isle of Man
Lessoonyn da Toshiaghteyryn

Beginners Lessons

Lesson 15 - A bit too much to drink!

Feeling ill?

Vel oo çhing whooinney? - Are you ill yessir?

Ta mee çhing agglagh whooinney - I am really bad yessir

Cre'n fa? - Why?

Va mee er y jough riyr - I was on the beer last night?

C'raad? - Where?

Ayns Purt ny h-Inshey - In Peel

Well, t'ou foast bio whooinney - Well, you are still alive yessir

Bwooise da Jee - Thank God

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A dodgy stomach

Ta pian-bolgey aym - I have stomach ache

Cre'n fa? - Why?

Ren mee gee kebab feer vooar riyr - I ate a very large Kebab last night

Share lhiam spollaghyn as pishyryn - I prefer chips and peas

As mish - And me

C'raad ta'n thie veg ? - Where's the toilet?

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Take care

Gow kiarail er y jough noght - Take care on the beer tonight

Gura mie ayd, agh ta mee giu ushtey bea - Thanks, but I am drinking whiskey

Share lhiam ushtey bea - I prefer whiskey

Share lhiam bainney ny baa doo agh cha mie lesh my volg bainney ny baa doo -
I prefer Guinness but my stomach doesn't like it

Ta mee toiggal as ny ee y kebab shen reesht - I understand and don't eat that kebab again

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Some points to remember

Thie veg = little house and is the colloquial term for a toilet. We tend to use the word premmee for an inside toilet.

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