Cha vel fer erbee cha 'bouyr as eshyn nagh jean clashtyn.
- There is none so deaf as he that will not hear.
Hug eh cleaysh 'vouyr dou.
- He remained irresponsive to my entreaties.
Hug mee cleaysh vouyr da’n irriney.
- I closed my ear to the truth.
T’eh bouyr as balloo.
- He is deaf and dumb.
T’eh cho 'bouyr as clagh.
- He is as deaf as a doorpost.
T’eh red beg 'bouyr.
- He is slightly deaf.
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.