How to form simple sentences in Manx

How to form simple sentences in Manx

You want to learn how to form simple sentences in Manx? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Manx lessons complete with useful examples. The house is big, the book is old... we make forming simple Manx sentences easy.

Simple Manx sentences

In a typical sentence in Manx which uses the verb 'to be', the verb is placed at the beginning of the sentence. If the attribute is an adjective the verb form 'ta' is used. If the attribute is a noun the verb form 'shee|shi' is used.


Ta'n guilley beg.
The boy is small.
Ta'n guilley mooar.
The boy is big.
Ta'n guilley lajer.
The boy is strong.
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About Manx

About Manx

Manx is a Celtic language related to Welsh, Irish, Gaelic, Cornish and Breton. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Manx would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Manx

Learn to get by in Manx with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Manx, introduce yourself in Manx and even hold a conversation in Manx after you have met someone.

yn paitchey shoh
this child
yn dorrys shoh
this door
yn guilley shoh
this boy
yn cabbyl shoh
this horse
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If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Manx in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Manx learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Manx in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Manx.

Step 10 : Simple sentences in Manx

You've already learned so much in steps 1 to 9 and we'd like to help you learn even more with this bonus step. Learn the phrases She lioar shoh, She caair shoh and She dorrys shoh (This is a book, This is a chair, This is a door). Then learn the phrases Ta'n dorrys mooar and Ta'n dorrys beg (The door is big, The door is small). And then learn the phrases Ta ny dorrysyn mooar and Ta ny dorrysyn beg (The doors are big, The doors are small). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about simple Manx sentences including useful examples. Take everything you have learned so far and then teach yourself just a few new words each week. In this way, you'll soon be able to say 100's, if not 1000's of short phrases in Manx. Give it a try yourself!

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