Gaelic-English Dictionary

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['r] for : ar, our; after prep. ending in vow.
['r] for : ur, your; after prep. ending in vow.
[r'] for ri, to, towards; before poss.pron. beginning with vowel
[ra] for ro, q.v.
[rabhadh] nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, a warning, advertisement
[rc] nm. g.v. ric; pl.+an, rake
[rc] nm. g.v. ric, the call of a duck, quack
[rach] va.irr. go, proceed
[radan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, rat
[rdh] nm. g.v. ridh; pl. ridhean, saying, word, adage
[radharc] nm. g.v. -airc, sight, power of vision, view, prospect
[ra-dorcha] nm. the time of the moon's being in the wane
[rag] a. stiff, rigid, benumbed, obstinate, inflexible, disinclined
[ragaich] va. and vn. stiffen, make stiff, become stiff
[raineach] nf. g.d. -ich, fern, brackens; also, roineach
[rinig] va.irr. reached, arrived, came
[rith] nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, quarter of a year
[ritheil] a. quarterly
[rmh] nm. g.v. rimh, pl.+an, oar
[rmhach] a. oared, fitted with oars
[rmhachd] nf.ind. rowing
[rmhair] nm. pl.+ean, rower
[rn] nm. g.v. rin; pl. rin, roar, loud cry
[rn] va.+aich, roar, cry out
[rnaich] nf. roaring
[rann] nf. g.d. roinn; pl.+an, part, portion, division, section, verse
[rannsaich] va. search, scrutinize, examine minutely
[ranntachd] nf.ind. poetising, versification
[raoir] in : an raoir, last night (L.Sc. yestreen)
[raoitearachd] nf.ind. carousing
[raon] nf. g.d. raoin; pl. raointean, field, plain, a green
[Raonall] pnm. g.v. -aill, Ronald
[rsdail] va. -aladh, rake, harrow
[rsdal] nm. g.v. -ail; pl.+an, rake
[rath] nm. g.+a; v. raith, prosperity, luck, advantage
[rth] nm. g.+a; v. rith; pl.+an, raft
[rathad] nm. g.v. -aid; pl. -aidean, road, way, direction
[rathail] a. prosperous
[rthan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, surety : chaidh e an rthan air, he became surety for him
[Rath-thuaidhe] pnm. Rahoy
[r] nm. time, season, space of time, duration of time, lifetime; during
[r] nf.ind. the moon
[reabhairt] nf. pl.+ean, the time of spring-tide
[reachd] nm. pl.+an, law, statute, ordinance, act, regulation
[reamhar] a. fat, plump, thick, gross
[reamhraich] va. and vn. fatten, become fat
[reannag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, star; also, rionnag
[reasd] nm. arrestment
[reasgach] a. stubborn, perverse, irascible, restive
[reic] va. reic, sell
[reic] nm. sale, selling
[reiceadair] nm. pl.+ean, seller, vendor, salesman
[ridh] a. plain, level, smooth, uninterrupted, ready, arranged
[ridheachd] nf.ind. plainness, state of being level, smoothness,
readiness, state of being arranged
[ridhlean] nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, a green, level plain
[rir] in : do rir, a rir, according to, as, like as : ma rir, free
[ris] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, a race
[ris] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, a span
[risimeid] nf. pl.+ean, regiment
[rite] nf. pl.+an, concord, agreement, reconciliation, marriage contract
[riteachd] nf.ind. state of being reconciled, disentangled or settled
[reithe] nm. pl.+achan, a ram
[ritich] va. and vn. reconcile, conciliate, ratify, set in order, disentangle, settle, settle terms of marriage
[reodhadh] nm. g.v. -aidh, frost, freezing, or causing to freeze
[reodh] va. and vn. freeze, become frozen
[reub] va. tear, rend, mangle, abuse
[reubainn] nf. rapine, robbery
[reubair] nm. pl.+ean, robber, violent person, despoiler
[reubal] nm. g.v. -ail; pl. -ail, rebel
[reubalach] a. rebellious
[reudan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, timber moth
[reul] nf. g.d. ril; pl.+tan, star
[reul-iil] nf. guiding star; inflected on the first element
[reultair] nm. pl.+ean, astronomer
[reusan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, a reason, cause
[reusanta] a. reasoned, reasonable
[ri] prep. to, towards, against, engaged at : cho math ri sin, as good as that, as well as that
[riabhach] a. brindled, grizzled
[riabhag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, woodlark, hedge sparrow
[riach] va. cut the surface, graze the skin
[riadh] nm. g.v. ridh, interest of money
[riaghail] va. -ladh, rule, govern, regulate
[riaghailt] nf. pl.+ean, a rule, regulation
[riaghladh] nm. ruling, governing, regulating
[riaghlair] nm. pl.+ean, ruler, governor
[riamh] ever, before, always; used only of past time : bha e riamh mar sin, he was ever so : cha robh mi riamh an so, I was never here before
[rian] nm. pl.+an, order, arrangement, mode
[rianaich] va. arrange, distribute
[riar] nm. g.v. rir, pleasure, will, inclination, desire
[riaraich] va. satisfy, distribute, share
[rib] va. ensnare
[ribe] nm. pl.+achan, a tatter, rag, snare
[ribeag] nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, little tatter, rag, or bunch of hair; tassel
[ribheid] nf. pl.+ean, reed of a musical instrument
[rbhinn] See rghinn
[ridir] nm. pl.+ean, knight
[rgh] nm. pl.+rean, king
[rgh-chathair] nf. -rach; pl. -raichean, throne
[righe] nm. pl.+an, the forearm
[righil] va. dance, reel; nf. g. -le; pl. -leachan, a dance, reel; also, ruidhle
[righinn] a. tough, elastic, adhesive, flexible; dilatory, pliant, tenacious
[rghinn] nf. g. -ne; pl. -nean, nymph, young lady
[rghnich] va. and vn. make tough, become tough, make adhesive, become adhesive, prolong the time
[rinn] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, point, sharp edge
[rinn] va.irr. did, made
[riob] nm. g.+a; pl.+achan, a rag, tuft of hair
[riochd] nm. g.+a; pl.+an, likeness, form, appearance, state, condition
[riochdaich] va. personate, represent
[roghachd] nf. pl.+an, kingdom
[roghail] a. royal, kingly
[roghalachd] nf.ind. royalty
[romhach] a. richly adorned, fine, costly, handsome, elegant
[romhadh] nm. g.v. -aidh, finery, richness of raiment
[rionnach] nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aichean, mackerel
[rreadh] in : da rreadh, truly, actually, indeed
[ris] prep. to, towards; see ri; precedes the art.
[ris] prep.pron. towards him : a chasan ris, his feet exposed : leig ris e, expose it, discover it, lay it open
[rs] for : rithis, a rithis, again
[rithe] prep.pron. towards her
[rithis] again. See rs
[ri] for riutha, prep.pron. towards them
[riut] prep.pron. towards you : c bha riut, who was meddling you?
[ro], [ro-] very, rather, exceedingly : ro mhaith, very good; precedes adj. mostly, and aspirates con. following it
[Rob] pnm. for Roibeart, Robert
[robair] nm. pl.+ean, robber
[robh] sv.irr. was, were; = ro-bha, and is the form which follows verbal part. and prep. : cha robh, was not : an robh, was ...? : nach robh, was ... not?
[rcas] and [rcais] nf. g.d. -ais; pl.+an and +ean, rook, a crow
[ro-chlireach] nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ich, over-learned person
[roghainn] nm. pl.+ean, choice, selection, choosing, the best of anything
[roghnaich] va. choose, select
[Roibeart] pnm. g.v. -eirt, Robert
[ric] va. tear
[ric] nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, a rough, unrefined feast
[riceach] a. given to rough feasting
[roid] nf. g.+e, bogmyrtle
[roid] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, short race, such as that before a leap
[roimh] prep. before (in respect of place, or position), before (in respect of time); in preference to : roimh limh, before-hand
[roimhe] prep.pron. before him; before, before now, formerly, previously
[Rimh] pnf. g.+e, Rome
[roimpe] prep.pron. before her
[rin] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, a hair
[rineag] nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, a little hair
[roinn] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, a share, portion, division, section : air an aon roinn, in the same category
[roinn] va. roinn, divide, impart, distribute
[rmach] a. hairy, towsy
[romhad] prep.pron. before you, s.
[romhaibh] prep.pron. before you, pl.
[romhainn] prep.pron. before us
[romham] prep.pron. before me
[rompa] prep.pron. before them
[rn] nm. g.v. rin; pl. rin, a seal or sea-calf
[ronn] nm. g.v. roinn; pl.+an, slaver, spittle
[ronnach] a. viscous, glutinous, slimy
[rpa] nm. pl.+n, rope
[rs] nm. g.v. ris; pl.+an, a rose
[ros] nm. g.v. rois; pl.+an, promontory or isthmus
[rosg] nm. g.v. ruisg; pl.+an, eyelid, eyelash
[Ros-neothaich] pnm. Roseneath
[roth] nm. g.+a; v. roith; pl.+an, a wheel
[r] nm.ind. the plant rue
[ruadh] a. reddish, red-haired
[ruadhag] nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, young hind or roe
[ruadh-bhoc] nm. g.v. -bhuic; pl.+an and -bhuic, roebuck
[ruadh-dhonn] a. reddish brown
[ruag] va. pursue, put to flight
[ruagadh] nm. g.v. -aidh, chasing, pursuing
[ruaidh] See ruadh
[ruaig] nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, a pursuit, a flight, defeat
[ruaimleach] a. muddy, as water (L.Sc. drumlie)
[ruamhair] va. ruamhar, delve, dig with a spade
[ruathar] nm. g.v. -air; pl.+an, violent onset, fierce attack
[rubha] nm. pl.+chan, point of land jutting into the sea, promontory, cape, headland
[ruc] nm. g.v. ruic; pl.+an and +annan, rick of hay or corn
[rud] nm. g.v. ruid; pl.+an, thing, matter, circumstance : rudeiginn, something : rud beag, somewhat
[rdan] nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, a knuckle
[rudha] See rubha
[rudha] nm. g.v.+idh; a blush, bloom, ruddiness of complexion
[rdhraich] va. search for, grope
[rug] va.irr. caught, bore
[rugadh] va.irr. was born, was caught
[ruideas] nm. g.v. -eis, frisking, capering
[ruig] va.+heachd and +sinn, reach, extend to, arrive at, attain to : cha ruig mi leas, I need not
[ruig] in : gu ruig, to, so far as, until
[ruigheachd] nf.ind. reaching, extending to, arriving at, attaining to
[ruigsinn] nf.ind. same meaning as ruigheachd
[rin] See rn
[ruinn] prep.pron. towards us
[risg] va. rsgadh, bare, strip, peel, bark, shear, disclose
[ruiteach] a. ruddy
[ruith] va. ruith, run, flow as a stream : 'na ruith, running
[rm] nm. g.v. rim; pl.+annan, room, place, space; a room, chamber
[rn] nm. g.v. rin; pl. rintean, intention, purpose, secret, love : sgeul rin, secret story : tha rn orm, I purpose or intend
[rnaich] va. and vn. resolve, purpose, incline, wish
[rnair] nm. pl.+ean, secretary
[rn-chlireach] nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ich, secretary
[rn-domhair] nm. g.v. rin-; pl. rintean-, secret purpose, mystery
[rraich] va. search diligently, rummage
[rsg] nm. g.v. risg; pl.+an, external covering, rind, skin, husk, fleece, bark of tree


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