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Fockle yn chiaghtin = Manx word of the week

February 3, 2011

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Lhuan or Looan = any weak thing that comes out of due time such as a lamb or calf but also a small and imperfect swarm of bees.

Fockle yn chiaghtin = word of the week

January 14, 2011

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Staayney=strenuously opposing, vehmently pushing against or standing firm against. Staaynit=standing statue like in opposition to a force.

Fockle yn Chiaghtin = Manx word of the week

October 14, 2010

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Merre = stupor, deadness of design to what is right, and as it were, propelled to do what is wrong. Aberration.

Fockkle yn Chiaghtin – Word of the Week

October 6, 2010

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Figgan = a hoop or a trap to catch birds.

Fockle yn Chiaghtin = Word of the week

August 24, 2010

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Flustyrnee = doing little or nothing. Vel oo flusternee jiu? Quoi ta flusternee jiu?

Fockle yn Chiaghtin – Word of the Week

July 28, 2010

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Fockle yn chiaghtin = word of the week.  Mooireerey. Billow, the rising of the sea by the wind, the motion made on standing corn by the wind.

Fockle yn chiaghtin – word of the week.

June 2, 2010

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Curthoollaghey  – the air gathering a cloudy aspect