Lessoonyn da Toshiaghteyryn

Beginners Lessons

Lesson 8 - Numbers

Some basic stuff

Nane - One
Jees - Two
Tree - Three
Kiare - Four
Queig - Five
Shey - Six
Shiaght - Seven
Hoght - Eight
Nuy - Nine
Jeih - Ten
Nane jeig - Eleven
Daa yeig - Twelve

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The football results

Colby kiare Balley Chashtal jees - Colby 4 Castletwon 2

Rhumsaa tree Doolish Reeoil nuy - Ramsey 3 Douglas Royal 9

Laksaa shiaght Purt ny hIinshey hoght - Laksey 7 Peel 8

Kione ny-Ayrey queig Noo Shorys shey - Ayre 5 St Georges 6

Poyll Roish jeih Noo Moirrey nane - Pulrose 10 St Marys 1

Ellan Vannin feed Sostyn neu-nhee - Isle of Man 20 England 0

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Your age

Ta mee hoght bleeaney - I am 8

Ta mee tree bleeaney jeig - I am 13 years old

Ta mee shenn - I am old

T'eh jeeaghyn shenn - He looks old

Ta mee foast aeg - I am still young

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Some points to remember

Blein = year and bleeaney is the plural

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