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Manx Tswhane dictionary

Manx Dictionary

You can check out an excellent dictionary resource, Taggloo, here 

A downloadable dictionary resource for desktop computers can be accessed the following way: 

STEP 1. To use this dictionary go to the free tlReader page at : -


STEP 2. Now download the Dictionary Data file from this page here:


STEP 3. Basic guide.

1.  Using tlReader

2.  Select Open: TLex/tlTerm/tlDatabase file

3.  Choose the data file that you have downloaded from this site

4.  Dictionary opens in two columns

5.  On English - Manx side type in a word for example “fool”

6.  At the top choose View – 'Show TE fanouts' to get a 'Translation Equivalent'

7.  At 'Bilingual Reference' (top left) click on “bleb”

8.  Dictionary and associated words should appear on Manx - English side

9.  If you prefer Manx - English first, choose Window – Swap Windows

10. Select 'view' to increase font size.

11. Searches are case sensitive.