Gaelic-English Dictionary

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[d'] for : do, thy; before vow. and fh. See t'
[d'] for : do, the verbal particle; before vow. and : rinn, rug, rinig
[d'a] to his, to her, for : do a
[d] num. two; governs nf. in a case similar to the dat., being a remnant of the old dual number
[d] prep.pron. to him
[dachaidh] and [-aigh] nf. pl.+ean, a home, residence, domicile; homewards, to one's own country
[dchasach] a. two-footed, bi-pedal
[dad] nm. aught, anything, the smallest thing
[dag] nm. g. daige; v. dhaig; pl.+achan, pistol
[daibh] and [doibh] prep.pron. to them
[dibhir] a. poor, destitute
[dibhreas] nm. g.v. -eis, poverty
[dicheil] a. handsome, graceful, genteel
[dil] nf. g. dlach; pl. dlaichean, delay, credit
[dil] nf. g. dlach; pl. dlaichean, a meeting, convention
[Dail-an-eas] pnf. Dalness
[dail] nf. g. dalach; pl. dailthean, meadow, field, plain
[dimh] nf. g.+e, relationship, affinity
[din] See dn
[daingeann] a. -ne, strong, firm
[daingneach] nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ichean, fort, castle, citadel
[daingnich] va. strengthen, fortify, establish
[dall] a. doille, blind
[dallag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, shrewmouse, any little blind creature
[dalma] a. bold, forward, audacious, obstinate
[dalmachd] nf.ind. impudence, audacity, forwardness
[damh] nm. g.v. daimh; pl. daimh, ox, stag
[damhan-alluidh] nm. g.v. -ain-; pl. -ain-, spider; inflected on first element
[dn] nm. g.v. din; pl. din, poem
[dn], [dna] a. bold, daring, intrepid
[dnachd] nf.ind. poetry
[dnachd] nf.ind. audacity, presumption
[dnadas] nm. g.v. -ais, audacity, boldness
[dannarra] a. stubborn, resolute
[danns] va. dance
[dannsadh] v.n. dancing
[dannsair] nm. pl.+ean, dancer
[daoi] nm. g.+dhe; pl.+dhean, wicked man, evil one
[daoi] a. daoidhe, wicked
[daoine] nm. pl. of duine, men
[daoire] a. more costly, dearer. See daor
[daoiread] nm. dearness
[daol] nf. g.v. daoil; pl. daoil, beetle (insect)
[daonnan] phr. word, always, at all times
[daonnda] a. humane, charitable
[daor] a. dear, costly, enslaved
[daorach] nf. intoxication : air an daoraich, on the spree
[daorsa] nf. captivity, bondage
[daorsainn] nf.ind. famine, dearth, bondage, slavery
[d'ar] to our, precedes n. beginning with con.
[dara] num. one of two, either of two : an dara fear no am fear eile, the one or the other
[darach] nm. g.v. -aich; pl. daraich, oak
[darag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, oak tree
[da-rreadh] phr. word, truly, certainly, surely
[d'ar n-] to our; precedes n. beginning with vow.
[darna] See dara
[dath] nm. g.+a; v. dhaith; pl. daithean, colour, dye
[dathte] a. coloured, dyed
[d] for ciod , what?
[de] prep. of, off
[d] in : an d, yesterday
[deacaid] nf. pl.+ean, jacket
[deacair] a. difficult, hard, sorrowful
[deach] va.irr. went, did go
[deachaidh] va.irr. went, did go
[deachd] va. dictate, indite
[deagh] a. good, excellent; precedes n. and a.
[deagh-bheatha] nf. welcome
[deal] nf. g.+a; pl.+achan, leech
[dealaich] va. separate, part, divide
[dealan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, lightning
[dealan-d] nf. g.v. -ain-; pl.+an-, butterfly; inflected on the first element
[dealbh] va. form, shape, delineate, devise, contrive
[dealbh] nm. g.+a; pl.+an, image, picture, figure, shape
[dealbh-chluich] nf. a play (stage); inflected on the second element
[dealg] nf. g. deilge; d. deilg; pl.+an and deilg, pin, skewer, knitting-needle
[dealrach] a. glittering, shining, bright, radiant
[dealt] nf.ind. dew
[deamhan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, demon, devil
[dan] va.irr. do, act, make, perform
[danadas] nm. g.v. -ais; industry, activity, behaviour, doings, work
[danamh] v.n. doing, making
[deann] nf. g.+a; pl.+an, force, rush, haste, speed : deann-ruith, utmost speed
[deannag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, small pinch
[deannal] nm. g.v. -ail, conflict, onset, hurry, haste
[deanntag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, nettle
[dearbh] va. prove, confirm, try
[dearbh] a. -a, sure, certain, particular, identical : gu dearbh, certainly
[dearbhachd] nf.ind. proof, confirmation
[dearbhadh] v.n. proof, attesting, confirming
[dearc] nf. pl.+an, berry, lizard : dearc-luachrach, an asp (L.Sc. ask)
[dearcag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, small berry
[dearg] a. deirge, red; nm. g. deirg, the ploughed part of a field in opposition to the unploughed : dol an dearg bhinidh, going stark mad. See bn
[dearg-risgte] a. stark naked
[dearmad] nm. g.v. -aid; pl.+an, neglect, forgetfulness, omission
[darna] nf. g.+idh; pl.+idhean, the palm of the hand
[darrs] va. shine, gleam
[darrsach] a. bright, radiant
[darrsadh] nm. g.v. -aidh, radiance, effulgence, shining, gleaming
[deas] a. deise, ready, right hand, south, dexterous, trim
[deasach] nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, south countryman
[deasaich] va. prepare, get ready, dress, cook
[deasbaireachd] nf.ind. disputing, debating, reasoning, wrangling
[deasbud] nm. g.v. -uid; pl.+an, dispute, debate, conference
[deatach] nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, steam, mist, exhalation
[deatam] nm. g.v. -aim, anxiety, eagerness, solicitude
[deathach] nf. g.d. -aich, smoke
[deich] num. ten
[deicheamh] num. tenth
[deichnear] nm. and f. g. -eir, ten persons collectively
[didh] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, wish, desire
[didh] in : an didh, after : as a dhidh, after him
[didheil] a. -eala, desirous, addicted to
[deidhinn] in : mu dheidhinn, concerning
[didh-limh] phr. afterhand, afterwards, behind, neglected, too late
[digh] See didh
[deighinn] See deidhinn
[deilbh] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, configuration, framing, preparing the warp of cloth
[dile] nf. g. -idh; pl.+achan, or +an, a deal, plank
[deilg] n. pl. of dealg, knitting needles : also dealgan
[deimhinn] a. true, surely : gu deimhinn, assuredly
[dineachd] nf.ind. keenness, impetuosity, eagerness
[dineas] nm. g.v. -eis, keenness, eagerness
[dirc] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, alms
[deireadh] nm. g.v. -idh; pl. deireannan, rear, hindmost place or part, end, stern : mu dheireadh, at last : air deireadh, late, last to come
[deireannach] a. last, hindmost
[deireas] nm. g. -eis, injury, harm, damage
[deirge] redder. See dearg
[deise] nf. pl.+achan, dress, garment, suit of clothes
[deisead] nf. g. -eid, readiness, handsomeness, elegance
[distinn] nf. pl.+ean, disgust
[de] nf.ind. breath, life, air, vital spark, ray of light
[deoch] nf. g. dibhe; pl.+annan, drink, strong liquor
[dein] nf. g.+e, will, consent, assent, accord
[deir] See deur
[denach] a. willing, agreeable
[denaich] vn. grant, vouchsafe, give consent
[deraidh] nm. pl.+ean, tearful creature
[Dersa] pnm. George; also Seras
[deth] prep.pron. off him
[deuchainn] nf. pl.+ean, trial, attempt, proof
[deud] nm. the teeth
[deug] -teen of numerals : tri-deug, thirteen
[deur] nm. g.v. deir; pl. deir, tear, drop, small quantity of liquid
[dh'] for : do and de
[dh] num. two : a dh, when not to be followed by a noun
[dh] prep.pron. to him
[dh'a] to his
[dheth] See deth
[dhot] See dot
[dhth] prep.pron. off her, to her; also di, dith
[dhomh] See domh
[dhuit] prep.pron. to you
[d], [dith] prep.pron. to her, off her
[di-] day, as in the names of the days of the week
[dia], [Dia] nm. g. d, Dh; pl. dathan, a god, God
[diabhul] nm. g.v. -uil; pl. diabhlan, a devil : An Diabhul, The Devil
[diadhaidh] a. godly, pious
[diadhair] nm. pl.+ean, a divine
[dian] a. dine, keen, hasty, vehement, eager
[dias] nf. g. dise; d. dis; pl.+an, ear of corn
[dbh] prep.pron. off you, pl.
[dibhe] See deoch
[dblidh] a. mean, abject
[Di-ceudain] pnm. Wednesday
[dcheall] nf. g.d. -ill, diligence, utmost endeavour
[dcheallach] a. diligent, careful, endeavouring
[di-chuimhnich] vn. forget
[ddeann] nf. g.d. -inn; pl.+an, defence, protection
[Di-dmhnaich] pnm. Sunday
[dg] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, ditch; dyke
[Di-h-aoine] pnm. Friday
[dle] nf. deluge, flood, heavy rain
[dleab] nf. g.d. -ib; pl.+an, legacy
[dleabach] nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, legatee
[dileag] nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, small drop of liquid
[dleas] a. dlse, faithful, dear, beloved, related to
[dlleachdan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, orphan
[dlse] nm. pl.+an, faithfulness, relationship, a faithful one, a relation
[dlseachd] nf.ind. faithfulness, relationship
[Di-luain] pnm. Monday
[Di-mirt] pnm. Tuesday
[dmeas] nm.ind. contempt, scorn, depreciation
[dmeasach] a. disrespectful
[di-mol] See domol
[dinn] prep.pron. off us
[dinn] va. stuff in, force down, press, squeeze
[dinneir] nf. g. -earach; pl.+ean, dinner
[dobair] va. desert, abandon, forsake
[dobhail] nm. g. -alach; pl.+ean, loss, destruction
[diog] nm. g. -a, the least possible effort of speech, syllable
[doghaltas] nm. g.v. -ais; pl. -ais, vengeance, revenge
[dol] va. pay, render, satisfy, avenge
[dolain] a. illegitimate
[dollaid] nf. pl.+ean, saddle
[diomb] nm. displeasure, dissatisfaction
[diombach] a. displeased
[diombadh] nm. g. -aidh, displeasure, dissatisfaction
[diombuan] a. short-lived, evanescent
[domhain] a. idle, unavailing, to no purpose
[domhair] a. secret, private
[domhanach] a. idle
[domhanas] nm. g.v. -ais, vanity, idleness : an domhanas, in vain
[domol] and [di-mol] va. dispraise, vilify, disparage
[don] va. defend, shelter, protect
[don] nm. g.+a; pl.+an, a shelter, protection, defence
[donach] a. secure, water-tight
[Dior-daoin] pnm. Thursday
[dorras] nm. g.v. -ais, stubbornness, vehemence, vehement anger
[dorrasach] a. persistent, obstinate
[dot] prep.pron. off you
[dr] va. ascend, ascend in a straight direction, as opposed to fiar = ascend in a slanting direction
[dreach] a. just so, straight, upright : dreach mar, just as
[dreadh] v.n. ascending, climbing
[drich] va. make straight, straighten
[Di-Sathuirne] pnm. Saturday
[dt] va. condemn, reproach
[dth] prep.pron. to her, off her
[dth] nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, want, deficiency, destruction : a dhth orm, awanting to me
[dthean] nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, field-flower, daisy, blossom
[dithis] nm. and f. pl.+ean, two persons; often erroneously applied to things
[di] nm. the worst, the refuse
[di] a. unworthy
[dibh] prep.pron. off them
[diugh] in : an diugh, to-day
[diug!] tewk!
[diilidh] a. faithfully, perseveringly
[dilnach] nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, hero
[dilt] va. refuse, misgive
[dleas] nm. pl.+an, duty
[dleasannas] and [dleasnas] nm. g.v. -ais; pl. -ais, duty
[dlighe] nf.ind. law, ordinance; a right, a due
[dligheach] a. lawful, rightful
[dl] nf. g. dltha; d.+ith; pl. dlintean, handful of corn
[dlithe] a. nearer, closer. See dlth
[dlth] nm. g.v. dlith, warp of a web
[dlth] a. near, nigh, close; confined, tight
[dlthaich] va. come closer or nearer, approach, draw near, join closely together, pack or press together
[dlths] nm. g. dliths, for dlthais, nearness, closeness
[do] prep. to
[do] poss.pron. thy, thine, your
[do-] pref. signifying difficult of accomplishment
[dbhran] nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, otter
[docair] a. difficult, hard, uneasy, troublesome, grievous
[docha] a. fonder, dearer, preferred : is docha leam, I would rather; compar. of : toigh, agreeable
[dcha] a. more likely, more probable; compar. of : digh, likely
[dochainn] va. hurt, injure
[dochair] nf. pl.+ean, hurt, damage, injury
[dochann] nm. g.v. -ainn; pl.+an, hurt, injury
[dchas] nm. g.v. -ais, hope, confidence
[do-fhaicsinneach] a. hard to be seen
[doibh] prep.pron. to them. Also daibh
[doicheall] nm. g.v. -ill, churlishness
[digh] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, manner, way, method; trust, condition, proper arrangement
[digheil] a. -eala, business-like, systematic, well-arranged
[doilgheas] nm. g.v. -is; sorrow, affliction
[doilleir] a. dim, dark, obscure
[doimhne] nf. pl.+achan, depth, the deep
[doineann] nf. g.v. -inn, inclement weather, storm
[doirbh] a. hard, difficult
[doirbheachd] nf.ind. difficulty
[doirbheas] nm. g.v. -eis, difficulty, mischief
[doire] nf. pl.+achan, grove, plantation
[dirt] va. drtadh, pour, spill
[dol] v.n. going, proceeding, about to do or say, going to
[dolaidh] nf.ind. mischief, harm, loss, injury, damage
[dlas] nm. g.v. -ais; pl.+an, grief, mourning, woe
[do m'] to my
[domblas] nm. g.v. -ais, gall, bile
[domh] prep.pron. to me
[domhail] a. -ala, bulky, crowded
[domhain] a. doimhne, deep, profound
[domhan] nm. g.v. -ain, the universe, the world
[Dmhnull] pnm. g.v. -uill, Donald
[Dmhnullach] pnm. g.v. pl. -aich, a MacDonald; a. of or belonging to the MacDonalds
[dona] a. miosa, bad, evil
[donas] nm. g.v. -ais, evil, evil one, mischief, the devil
[donn] a. duinne, brown, brown-haired
[donnal] nm. g.v. -ail; pl.+an, a howl
[donnalaich] nm.ind. howling
[dorcha] a. duirche, dark, dusky, obscure : an dorcha, the dark
[dorchadas] nm. g.v. -ais, darkness, obscurity
[dorgh] nm. g. duirgh; pl. duirgh, hand-line for fishing
[drlach] nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, handful, a good deal, sheaf of arrows, quiver
[drn] nm. g.v. dirn; pl. dirn, fist, shut hand; haft, handle, hilt
[dorran] nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, vexation, anger
[dorsair] nm. pl.+ean, door-keeper
[druinn] nf. pl.+ean, pain, anguish, torment
[dorus] nm. g.v. doruis; pl. dorsan, door
[dos] nm. g.v. duis; pl. duis or +an, bush, thicket, tuft, plume, forelock; drone of bagpipe
[Dosan] pnm. g.v. -ain, dog's name, meaning `the little tufted one'
[drc] nm. g.v. dric; pl.+an, drake
[dragh] nm. g.+a; pl.+an, bother, trouble, annoyance
[dragh] va. drag, pull, tug, draw
[draghail] a. -ala, bothersome, troublesome, annoying
[dranndan] nm. g.v. -ain, hum, murmur
[draoidh] nm. pl.+ean, necromancer, magician. See druidh
[drsd], [drsda] for : an trth-sa, now, the present time, at this time
[dreach] nm. g.+a; pl.+an, appearance, aspect, form, figure
[dreachmhor] a. comely, graceful, good looking
[dream] nm.ind. people, folk, family, clan, tribe, race
[dreas] nf. g. drise; d. dris; pl.+an, bramble, briar, or thorn bush
[dreathan-donn] nm. g.v. -ain-duinn; pl. -ain-d-, wren
[drin] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, grin
[drelan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, wren
[dreuchd] nm. pl.+an, office, duties, employment, vocation
[driamlach] nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, fishing line
[d' rinn] va.irr. made, did; for : do rinn
[driodfhortan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, adventure, misfortune
[driop] nm. hurry, confusion
[driopail] a. embarrassed, confused, hurried
[drip] See driop
[dripeil] See driopail
[dris] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, bramble, briar, or thorn bush
[drichd] nm. pl.+an, dew. Also drchd
[drbh] nm. g.v. dribh; pl.+an, drove of cattle
[droch] a. bad, evil; precedes n. and a. : droch-bheart, evil deed
[drochaid] nf. pl.+ean, bridge
[droigheann] nm. g.v. -inn; pl. -nean, thorn bush
[droma] See druim
[dronnag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, the back, a small eminence
[druaip] nf. g.+e, lees, dregs, sediment
[drchd] nm. pl.+an, dew; also drichd
[drdhadh] v.n. penetrating, oozing, soaking
[drdhag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, small drop
[druid] va. shut to, close; draw nigh
[druid] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, starling
[dridh] va. penetrate, ooze through, influence, affect, soak
[dridhteach] a. affecting, impressive, influencing
[druidh] nm. pl.+ean, druid
[drigh] See dridh
[druim] nm. g. droma; pl. dromannan, back, ridge
[Druim-domhain] pnm. meaning `idle back'
[Druimean] pnm. g.v. -ein, Drymen
[druma] nf. pl.+chan, drum
[Drumann] pnm. g.v. -ainn, Drummond
[Drumannach] pnm. g.v., pl. -aich, a Drummond; a. of or belonging to the Drummonds
[d] a. meet, proper, fit, suitable, just, native. See dth
[duaichneachd] nf.ind. ghastliness, gloom, ugliness, wanness
[duaichnidh] a. ghastly, gloomy, ugly
[duain] See duan
[duairc] a. rude, uncivil
[duais] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, prize, reward
[duais-bhrathaidh] nf. a betrayer's fee; inflected on first element
[dual] nm. g.v. duail; pl.+an, lock of hair, plait or fold, ringlet
[dual] nm. g.v. -ail; pl.+an, hereditary right or disposition, due
[dual] va. fold, plait, braid
[dualchas] nm. g.v. -ais, hereditary right or disposition
[duan] nm. g.v. duain; pl. duain, poem, ode, song
[duanag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, ditty, little song
[dbailte] a. double
[dubh] a. black, dark
[dubh] va. blacken, darken, blot out
[dubhach] a. sad, sorrowful, melancholy
[dubhailc] nf. pl.+ean, a vice
[dubhan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, fishing hook, hooked claw
[dubhar] nm. g.v. -air, shade, darkness
[dubh-dhonn] a. -dhuinne, dark brown
[dbhlan] nm. g.v. -ain, challenge, defiance
[dbhlanachd] nf.ind. challenging, defying
[dubh-neul] nm. dark cloud; inflected on second element
[ddach] nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, bugle, trumpet, horn
[Dghall] pnm. g.v. -aill, Dugald
[duibh] See dubh
[duibh] prep.pron. to you
[duibh-leum] nf. g.d. -lim; pl.+annan, bound, furious leap
[dil] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, hope, expectation
[dil] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, element
[duileasg] nm. g.v. -isg, dilse
[duilich] a. duilghe and dorra, difficult, sorry
[duille] nf. pl.+an, leaf, leaf of a book
[duilleach] nm. g.v. -ich, foliage
[duilleag] nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, letter, leaf
[din] va. dnadh, shut, close
[duine] nm. pl. daoine, a man, human being : duin-uasal, a gentleman : duine-brige, effigy
[duineachan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, little man, manikin
[duineil] a. -eala, manly
[duinn] See donn
[duinn] prep.pron. to us
[duin-uasal] nm. gentleman; inflected on both elements
[duirche] a. darker. See dorcha
[dirn] See drn
[disg] va. and vn. dsgadh, awake; rouse up, excite
[duit] prep.pron. to you, s.
[dn] nm. g.v. din; pl. din, heap, mount, mound, fortress, fortification
[dunach] nf. g.d. -aich, woe, disaster, misfortune
[Dun-d] pnm. Dundee; inflected on first element
[Dun-eabhais] pnm. Dunevis; inflected on first element
[Dun-ideann] pnm. Edinburgh; inflected on first element
[dnadh] v.n. shutting, closing
[dnan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, small heap, midden, dung-hill
[dr] a. dull, stubborn, obstinate, dour
[drachd] nf.ind. diligence, earnestness, sincerity; good-will
[draig] vn. wish for, desire for
[drdail] nf. cooing; note of cushat or of black cock
[dusan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, dozen
[dsgadh] v.n. awakening, rousing
[duslach] nm. g.v. -aich, dust
[dth] a. dtha, hereditary, natural. See d
[dthaich] nf. g. dthcha; pl. dthchannan, country, native country
[dthcha] See dthaich
[dthchannan] See dthaich
[dthchas] nm. g.v. -ais, heredity, nativity, hereditary right or disposition
[dthchasach] a. patriotic, native, hereditary, of one's native country


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