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Beginners Lessons

Lesson 9 - Days of the week

Some basic vocab.

Jedoonee - Sunday
Jelune - Monday
Jemayrt - Tuesday
Jecrean - Wednesday
Jerdein - Thursday
Jeheiney - Friday
Jesarn - Saturday

Moghrey - Morning
Fastyr - Afternoon
Oie - Night
Mairagh - Tomorrow
Jiu - Today
Jea - Yesterday

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What are you up to on Friday?

C'red t'ou jannoo oie Jeheiney? - What are you doing on Friday night?

Ta mee goll dys yn Albert ayns Purt le Moirrey - I am going to the Albert in Port st Mary

C'red t'ou jannoo fastyr Jesarn? - What are you doing on Saturday afternoon?

Ta mee cloie bluckan coshey - I am playing football

Ta mee goll shappal ayns Doolish - I am going shopping in Douglas

Mie lhiat shappal ayns Doolish? - Do you like shopping in Douglas?

Cha mie lhiam, cha mie lhiam shappal as cha mie lhiam Doolish -
No, I don't like shopping and I don't like Douglas.

Ta mee toiggal - I understand

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I look forward to seeing you there

Hee'm oo ayns yn Albert oie Jeheiney - See you in the Albert Friday night

Hee'm oo ayns Straid-geinnee moghrey Jesarn - See you in Strand Street Saturday morning

Hee'm oo ec yn thie-filym fastyr mairagh - See you at the cinema tomorrow afternoon

Hee'm oo ayns Laksaa moghrey Jedoonee - See you in Laksey Sunday morning

Cre'n fa? - Why?

Ta mee cummal ayns Laksaa - I live in Laxsey

S'mie shen - that's good!

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Some points to remember

S'mie shen is where the English term smashing comes from

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