Faclair Gàidhlig - Beurla
Gaelic - English Dictionary


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