[From Manx Dialect, 1934]


Yard, the churchyard, cemetery, in particular. " Your father and mother and your own husband and two children were left in the Yard " (Douglas, The Lips of the Sea, page 8). An ancient and presumably pagan cemetery is sometimes a ' buryplace ', more often a rhullic, the native word for a burial-ground.

Yinn-raape, the corn-crake or land-rail. " Yer like a yinn-raape out of sayson " (" In the Days of the Dooinney Moylley ", Ramsey Courier, 23/12/1898). Manx eean-raip, ' tearing - bird,' from its harsh note.

Yonderways, that way; in the way that you see, or that I have just described or behaved to you, or you tome. "He'll get kilt for sure, goin' on yonderwways." " Yandherways I was showin' you's the best way of doin' it." " It's no use talking yonderways, you've got to go." " Well, if that's what he's doin', he'll lose his money yonderways."

More rarely heard with the directional meaning of ' yonder, over there.' " Livin' all by meself up yandherways at Mullin y Cleig " (V.A.D., " Mwyllin ").


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