Thursday, February 23, 2006


Lessoon Nane / Lesson 1

Oie is a feminine noun, so the word for 'good', mie, changes to vie after it.
Fastyr mie can be used as a greeting anytime from noon onwards.
Moghrey is pronounced as 'morra' in the phrase moghrey mie. People unfamiliar with Manx sometimes think this word comes from the English 'morrow'. Actually it comes from moghey the Manx for 'early'.
Oie vie
Oie = Night
vie = good

Moghrey mie
moghrey = morning
mie = good

Fastyr mie

Fastyr = 'afternoon' / 'evening'
mie = 'good'

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