Gaelic-English Dictionary

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['n] for : an = the; an = their; an = in; an, the verbal part; follows vow.
[n-] precedes n. beginning with vow. when following ar, our and bhur, ur, your : ar n-aran, our bread, for : arn aran : bhur n-ite, your place, for : bhurn ite; the n was originally part of the pron.
[na] the, the nom. and dat.plur. case of the art. before n. beginning with con.
[na] that which, those who, those which, what, whom, all that : na tha agad, all that you have : na thubhairt thu, what you said
[na] not, let not, the neg.part. before v. beginning with con. : na tog, do not lift
[na] of the, the genitive singular case of the art. before fem.n. beginning with con.
[na] than : na's m na sin, greater than that
[na] contraction for : an do : far na dh' fhg iad e, where they left it, for far an d' (do) fhg iad e
[na] for : no = or, q.v.
['na] in his, in her, contraction for : an a
[na] in : na b' fhaide, was longer; na b' = past tense of na 's
[nach] neg.part. preceding v. in the interrog. mood : nach till e, will he not return?
[nach] the neg. correspondent of who, which : am fear nach till, he who shall not return
[nach] the neg. correspondent of whom, which : an l air nach till e, the day on which he returns not
['nad] in thy, in your; for : an do
[ndur] nm. g.v. -uir; pl.+an, nature
[ndurra] a. natural
[na h-] not, let not; the neg.part. before v. beginning with vow. : na h-iarr, do not ask
[na h-] the, the nom. and dat.plur. case of the art. before n. beginning with vow. : na h-rdagan, the thumbs
[na h-] of the, the gen.sing. case of the art. before fem.n. beginning with vow. : brr na h-rdaig, the point of the thumb
[naidheachd] nf.pl.+an, news, tidings
[nimhdean] See nmhaid
[nimhdeas] nm. g.v. -eis, enmity, hostility, malice
[nimhdeil] a. hostile, inimical
[nire] nf.ind. shame, ignominy; feeling of shame, bashfulness
[nirich] va. shame, affront, cause shame
[naisg] va. nasgadh, bind, make fast
[nall] in the phr. : a nall, to this side, towards us, from the other side
[nam] art. of the; precedes n. in the gen.plur. beginning with p,b,f,m
['nam] in their; precedes n. beginning with p,b,f,m
[na 'm] if; precedes v. in the conditional mood, beginning with p,b,f,m
[nmhaid] nm. pl. nimhdean, enemy
['nan] in their; precedes n. beginning with vow. or con. other than p,b,f,m
[nan] art. of the; precedes n. in the gen.plur. beginning with vow. or con. other than p,b,f,m
[na 'n] if; precedes v. in the conditional mood, beginning with vow. or con. other than p,b,f,m
[naodhamh] nm. ninth
[naoi] num. nine
[naoidheamh] See naodhamh
[naoidhean] nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, infant, babe, suckling
[naoimh] See naomh
[naoinear] See naonar
[naomh] nm. g.v. naoimh; pl. naoimh, holy man, saint
[naomh] a. holy, saintly
[naomhachd] nf.ind. holiness, sanctity
[naonar] nm. g.v. -air, nine persons collectively
[naosg] nm. g.+aich; v. naoisg; pl.+aich, snipe
[nar] neg.part. of wishing : nar leigeadh Dia, God forbid
[nr] a. shameful, disgraceful : is nr leam, I account it shameful
[na 's] in phrases of comparison : na 's m, greater
[nasg] nm. g.v. naisg; pl.+an, band, tie band, collar
[nasgaidh] in the phr. : a nasgaidh, for : an asgaidh, gratis, without price
[nathair] nf. g. -rach; pl. -raichean, serpent, snake, adder
[nathrach] See nathair
[-ne] emph.postfix; follows n. preceded by : ar, our : ar n-athair-ne, our father
[neach] nm. person, any person, individual : neach air bith, anyone at all
[nead] nm. g.v. nid; pl. nid, nest
[neadaich] va. nestle, build or make a nest, lie in a nest
[namh] nm. g.v. nimh; pl.+an, heaven, the sky
[neapaicinn] nf. pl.+ean, napkin
[neart] nm. g.v. neirt, strength, power, might
[neartaich] va. strengthen, fortify
[neartmhor] a. strong, powerful
[neas] nf. g.+a; pl.+an, weazel
[neasgaid] nf. pl.+ean, boil, ulcer
[neimh] nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, poison
[neo] or; in the phr. : air neo, otherwise, or else. See no
[neo-] pref. implying the absence of the quality expressed by the
word to which it is joined
[neo-airidh] a. unworthy, undeserving. Better -airigh
[neo-chiontach] a. innocent
[neo-choltach] a. unlike, dissimilar, unlikely, improbable
[neo-fhaicsinneach] a. invisible
[neil] See neul
[neinean] nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, daisy
[neoini] nm.ind. nothing, nonentity
[nenach] a. curious, surprising, droll, amusing, unusual, odd
[neul] nm. g.v. neil; pl. neil and +tan, cloud, hue, swoon, stigma
[neulach] a. cloudy, obscure, pale
[n] nm. pl. nithean, thing, circumstance, affair
[ni] va.irr. will or shall do, or make
[Niall] pnm. g.v. Nill, Neil
[nic] for : ni mhic, used like `mac' in patronymics, when a female is concerned : Iseabal Nic Ailpein, Isabella Mac Alpine
[nid] See nead
[nidean] nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, little nest, nestie
[nigh] va. wash, cleanse, purify
[nighean] nf. g.d. -in and -inn; pl.+an, daughter
[nimh] poison. See neimh
[nior] not, never; used before the v. : nior chualas, I never heard : nior thog e, he never lifted
[nos] in the phr. : a nos, from below, up
[nis] in the phr. : a nis, now, at this time
[ni's] for na's (the better form)
[nithean] n.pl. See ni
[no] or, nor, neither, otherwise, else, if not : fear no bean, a man or a woman : cha 'n e fear no bean a th' ann, it is neither man nor woman
[nochd] va. show, reveal, disclose, display
[nochd] in the phr. : an nochd, to-night (L.Sc. the nicht)
[nochd] a. naked, bare, exposed
[nodha] a. new. Also nuadh
[Nollaig] nf. pl.+ean, Christmas
[ns] nm. g.v. nis; pl.+an, custom, manner, habit
[nuadh] a. new, fresh, recent
[nuadhaich] va. renew, renovate
[nuair] for : an uair, when, at the time
[nuall] nm. g.+a; pl.+an, howl, roar, lowing of cattle
[nuas] in the phr. : a nuas, down, downward, from above
[null] in the phr. : a null. See nunn
[nunn] in the phr. : a nunn, thither, to the other side, beyond, over to


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