Ref Manx: Indeed you can use "do" as an auxiliary in both the past and the future:
Ren mee kionnaghey arran jea. -- Chionnee mee arran jea.
Neemayd goll dys Doolish mairagh. -- Heemayd dys Doolish mairagh.
But this use of jannoo (and ve) as auxiliary verbs to form tenses is not the same as the compound verbs using cur, goaill, feddyn etc which is very, very common in Manx as well.
We should, perhaps, note that, in common with other Celtic tongues, some of these phrasal verbs are compounds of a simple verb and preposition which generally changes the meaning from the original verb (e.g. goaill rish - confess, cur er - compel) and some are those which combine a verb and noun (e.g. goaill tastey jeh - pay heed to, cur arrey er - watch, guard)
Learners of Manx often experience difficulty because the direct object of a verb now needs to be referred to by a preposition and it is often not obvious which one is correct (or, perhaps, which expresses a subtle distinction).
From: Old-Irish-L [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Gearóid Ó Néill
Sent: 31 August 2011 10:08
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In Manx you can use do (as to some extent in English) with eveything,
including do - e.g. i did do
( in Irish spelling - rinne mé déanamh)
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RAAUE: S’preevaadjagh yn çhaghteraght post-l shoh chammah’s coadanyn erbee currit marish as ta shoh coadit ec y leigh. Cha nhegin diu coipal ny cur eh da peiagh erbee elley ny ymmydey yn chooid t’ayn er aght erbee dyn kied leayr veih’n choyrtagh. Mannagh nee shiu yn enmyssagh kiarit jeh’n phost-l shoh, doll-shiu magh eh, my sailliu, as cur-shiu fys da’n choyrtagh cha leah as oddys shiu.
Cha nel kied currit da failleydagh ny jantagh erbee conaant y yannoo rish peiagh ny possan erbee lesh post-l er son Rheynn ny Boayrd Slattyssagh erbee jeh Reiltys Ellan Vannin dyn co-niartaghey scruit leayr veih Reireyder y Rheynn ny Boayrd Slattyssagh t’eh bentyn rish.