Can you speak Manx?
Vel Gaelg ayd? - Do you speak Manx?
Ta Gaelg aym - Yes, I do
Vel Gaelg eck? - Does she speak Manx?
Ta Gaelg eck - Yes, she does
Vel Gaelg echey? - Does he speak Manx?
Ta Gaelg echey - Yes, he does
Vel Gaelg ec Mary? - Does Mary speak Manx?
Ta Gaelg ec Mary - Mary doesDownload MP3
Can your dog understand Manx?
Vel Gaelg ec dty voddey? - Does your dog speak Manx?
Cha nel eh loayrt monney Gaelg! - He doesn't speak much Manx!
Vel eh toiggal Gaelg? - Does he understand Manx?
Ta, t'eh toiggal ram Gaelg - Yes he understands a lot
Vel eh gounsternee ayns Gaelg? - Does he bark in Manx?
Cha nel, ayns Frangish - No, in FrenchDownload MP3
You should learn some
Vel oo gynsaghey Gaelg? - Are you learning Manx?
Cha nel mee gynsaghey Gaelg - I am not learning Manx
Shen scammyltagh whooinney - That's a scandal yessir
T'ou kiart whooinney - You're right yessir
Gaelg aboo - Hurrah for ManxDownload MP3
Some points to remember
Because we have no verb to have in Manx we say is there any Manx at you? Vel Gaelg ayd? The reply is either Ta Gaelg aym / Cha nel Gaelg aym (aym = at me)