Faclair Gàidhlig - Beurla
Gaelic - English Dictionary


fa
prep. having the force of mu, but not used except in : fa chomhair, opposite : fa leth, apart, separately : fa dheidh, at last, and similar phrases
fbhar
nm. g.v. -air; pl.+an, favour
fac, faca
va.irr. saw
facal
nm. g.v. -ail; pl. -ail and -lan, word; also focal
facas
va.irr. was seen : cha'n fhacas, was not seen
faclair
nm. pl.+ean, dictionary, vocabulary; also foclair
fad
nm.ind. length; during : fad na h-ine, during the whole time : air fad, wholly, altogether, on the whole
fada
a. faide, long, far
fadadh
v.n. kindling, lighting
fadadh-cruaidh
nm. g.v. -aidh-chr-, rudimentary rainbow, a `dog-tooth'
fadaidh
va. -adh, kindle, inflame
fadal
nm. g.v. -ail; pl.+an, delay, longing, weariness
fadhail
nf. g. -lach; pl. -laichean, extensive beach, a sea ford
fg
va.+ail, leave, forsake, quit, abandon
fgail
v.n. leaving, forsaking, quitting, abandoning
fgail
nf.ind. anything left, idiosyncrasy
fagasg
See fagus
faghaid
nf. pl.+ean, hunting party
fagus
a. faisge, near : fagus do, near; n. : am fagus, present
faic
va.irr. see, look, behold
faiche
nf. pl.+an, a green by a house, field
faicheachd
nf.ind. parading, military parade, exercising in the open field
faicill
nf. caution, care, watchfulness
faicilleach
a. cautious, wary, guardedly
faicinn
v.n. seeing, looking, beholding : ri (and r'a) fhaicinn, to be seen
faide
nf.ind. length, degree of length
faide
a. longer, longest; farther : na 's faide sos, farther down
faidhir
nf. g. -reach; pl. -richean, a fair, a market
faigh
va.irr. get, find : faigh as air, get away from him
faighneachd
v.n. asking
faighnich
va. -eachd, ask
faighteadh
va.irr. would be got
failc
va. bathe
fileadh
g.v. -idh, smell, savour; sense of smell
faileas
nm. g.v. -eis; pl.+an, reflection, shadow
filidh
a. gently, slowly; for filidh
fillinn
nf. pl.+ean, a failing
filte
nf. pl.+an, salute, salutation, welcome, hail!
filtich
va. salute, welcome
fainear
phr. word, under or into consideration : thoir fainear, observe, consider; accented on the second syllable; also fa'n ear
fair
va. bring, fetch : fair a nall, bring over here
fairbheanadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, warning, notice
fairche
nm. pl.+an, hammer, mallet
faire
nf.ind. watch, watching, watchfulness
fire
nm.ind. dawn, break of day, the horizon
faireach
a. watchful
faire-chlaidh
nf. watching a grave (against corpse lifting)
fairge
nf. pl.+annan and +achan, sea, ocean
fairich
vn. feel, perceive, note
fairtlich
va. overcome, baffle : dh' fhairtlich e orm, it beat me to do it
fisg
va. fsgadh, squeeze, wring, compress
faisg
a. near : faisg air, near to it
faisge
a. nearer; nearest, nether
fisneachd
nf.ind. a prophecy
fl
nm. g.v. fil; pl. fil, scythe, spade, peat spade
falach
nm. g. -aich, hiding : am falach, in hiding, hidden
falach-fuinn
nm. a going out of sight; inflected on first element
falaich
va. -ach, hide, cover
falamh
a. failmhe, empty
falbh
va. go, depart
falbh
nm. moving about, going, walking : air falbh, gone away
falbhan
nm. g. -ain, moving about, habit of walking
falbhanach
a. given to walking; nm. g. -aich; pl. -aich, wanderer
falchaidh
va. will hide, will cover
fallan
a. healthy; usually fallain
falluing
nf. pl.+ean, mantle, cloak
fallus
nm. g.v. -uis, sweat, perspiration
falt
nm. g.v. fuilt, human hair
famh
nm. g.v. faimh; pl. faimh, a mole
famhair
nm. pl.+ean, giant
fan
vn.+tainn, stay
fanaid
nf. mocking, mockery, derision
fa'n ear
See fainear
fang
nm. g.v. faing; pl.+an, sheep pen, prison, den
fann
a. fainne, weak, faint
fantainn
v.n. staying
faob
nm. g.v. faoib; pl.+an, excrescence, knob, piece as of dough
faobhar
nm. g.v. -air; pl.+an, edge
faochag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, periwinkle
faod
vn. faotainn, may, be able to : faodar, it may be : dh' fhaodadh e, it might : dh' fhaodadh gu'n, it might be that : math dh' fhaodteadh, it might well be, possibly
faoileag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an. See faoileann
faoileann
nf. g.d. -inn; pl.+an, seagull
faoilteach
nm. g.v. -ich, the last fortnight of winter and the first fortnight of spring
faoin
a. vain, foolish, silly, unwise, void
faoineachd
nf.ind. folly, vanity
faoineas
nm. g.v. -eis, folly, vanity, silliness
faoinsgeul
nm. and nf. g.d. -eil, pl.+an; vain or idle tale
faotainn
v.n. getting, finding
faothaich
va. and vn. relieve, be relieved from
far
where, upon : far an d' fhg mi e, where I left it
fradh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, ladder, the shrouds of a ship
frdach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, house, mansion, home, dwelling
fardorus
nm. g.v. -uis; pl. fardorsan, lintel of a door. Also ard-dorus
farmad
nm. g.v. -aid, envy
farpuis
nf. pl.+ean, contest, contention, competition, strife
farradh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, freight, fare
frradh
nm. g.v. -aidh, litter, straw or brushwood in a boat
farraid
va. farraid, ask, enquire
farsuing
a. wide
farum
nm. g.v. -uim, noise
fs
vn. fs, grow, increase
fs
v.n. growing, increasing
fs
a. -a, empty, waste, hollow, void
fsach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aichean, desert, wilderness
fsail
a. -ala, desert, lonely
fasan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, fashion
fasgadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, protection, shelter
fsgadh
v.n. wringing, squeezing, compressing
fasgnadh
v.n. winnowing
fth
nm.ind. cause, reason, opportunity
fathast
yet, still
fathunn
nm. g.v. -uinn, rumour, news
feabhas
nm. g.v. -ais, `betterness', goodness, improvement, recovery; excellence
feachd
nm. pl.+an, army, host, military forces; time, journey
fead
nf. pl.+an, a whistle, smart blow
feadan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, a whistle, flute, chanter of bagpipe, a spout
feadh
nm.ind. extent, length : am feadh, while : air feadh, throughout, among
feadhainn
nf. g. feadhna or -nach, those, folk, some people, troop
fairrde
a. better of
feairt
See feart
fealla
nf.ind. treachery
fealla-dh
nf.ind. a joke
feall-fhalach
nm. g. -aich, ambuscade
feallsanachd
nf.ind. philosophy
feamainn
nf. g. -ann or -nach, seaweed
feann
va. skin, flay
feannadh-builg
nm. divesting of the whole hide; inflected on the first element
feannag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, a hooded crow (L.Sc. hoodie-craw)
fear
nm. g.v. fir; pl. fir; v.pl. fheara, a man, one : fear-an-tighe, the man of the house (L.Sc. the guidman) : fear-psda, married man : fear-a'-bhaile, the farmer : fear-cinnidh, clansman : fear-ionaid, substitute : fear-aobhair, the man required : fear-brathaidh, betrayer : fear-falbh, traveller
fearail
a. -ala, manly
fearann
nm. g.v. -ainn; pl. -ainn, land, farmland, estate
fearas-chuideachd
nf.ind. diversion
fearg
nf. g. feirge; d. feirg, anger, wrath, rage, ire
farr
a. better : is farra dhuit, it is better for you : b'fharr leis, he would rather
fearsaid
nf. pl.+ean, spindle, dart
feart
nf. g.d. feirt; pl.+an, attention, notice : na toir feart air, pay no heed to him
feart
nf. g.+a; d. feirt; pl.+an, virtue, efficiency, deed, attribute, inherent quality
feasd
for : am feachd-sa : am feasd, for ever, used along with the negative in the sense of `never'
feasgar
nm. g.v. -air; pl. -raichean, afternoon, evening
fath
nm. pl.+an, calm, tranquility
fidh
See fiadh
file
nf.ind. generosity, hospitality
fileadh
nm. g.v. -idh; pl. -eachan, the kilt : am fileadh beag, philabeg
fill
nf. g.+e; pl. -ean, or -tean, feast, festival, fair, market
fin
self, follows the n., pron. or adj., as : mo ch fin, mo ch bn fin, mi fin
fineil
a. selfish
Finn
pnf. g.+e, the race, or country comprising the Fianns
fin-spis
nf. g.+e, self-love, self-conceit
fin-spisealachd
nf.ind. self-admiration
fin-spiseil
a. self-admiring
fin-uaill
nf. g.+e, self-pride
feith
va. and vn.+eamh, wait, serve
fith
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, sinew, vein
feitheachd
nf.ind. waiting, serving
feitheamh
v.n. waiting, serving
fisd
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, feast, entertainment
fedar
nm. g.v. -air, pewter
feil
nf. g. fela, flesh
feir
See feur
feirling
nf. pl.+ean, farthing
ferag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, squirrel
feraich
va. inquire, inquiring, asking
feuch
va.+ainn, see, behold, try : dh' fheuch, to try
feuchainn
v.n. trying, beholding
feudail
nf. g. -alach, cattle
feudar
v.pass. used as a noun in the phrase : is fheudar, it is necessary : is fheudar dhuit, you must
feum
nm. g.+a, need, use
feum
va. and vn. be in need of, must, needs must : am feum thu, will you need? : feumaidh mi, I must : dh' fheumadh iad, they would need : feumar, must be
feumach
a. needy : nm. g. -aich; pl. -aich, a needy person
feumail
a. -ala, needful, useful, necessary
feum-sgaoilte
a. lithe, free
feur
nm. g.v. feir, grass, hay
feur-saidh
nm. hay; inflected on the first element
feusag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, beard
feusgan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, mussel
fheudar
See feudar
Fhnn
See Fionn
fhuair
va.irr. got, found
fhuaras
va.irr. was got
fiacaill
nf. pl. -lan, tooth
fiach
nm. g.v. fich; pl.+an, value, worth; debt, arrears
fiach
a. +a, worthy, valuable, good
fiadh
nm. g.v. fidh; pl. fidh, a deer
fiadhaich
a. wild, savage, tempestuous, boisterous
fiadh-bheathach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aichean, wild beast; inflected on the second element
fial
a. +a and file, generous, liberal, bounteous
fialachd
nf.ind. generosity, liberality, bounty, hospitality
fiamh
nm. g.+a, hue, tinge, a trace, aspect
fiamh
nm. g.+a, awe, reverence
fianuis
nf. pl.+ean, a witness, evidence, testimony
fiar
a. +a, crooked, twisted, curved, bent
fiaradh
nm. g.v. -aidh, inclination, obliquity, slanting : car am fiaradh, somewhat slantwise
fichead
num. g. -id; pl.+an, a score, twenty
fdeag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, reed, whistle
fidheall
nf. g. fdhle; d. fidhill; pl. fdhlean, fiddle, violin
fdhlear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, fiddler
figh
va.+eadh, weave
fileanta
a. eloquent, fluent, ready of speech
filidh
nm. pl.+ean, poet. Better file
fill
va. +eadh, fold
filleadh
v.n. folding
fine
nf. pl.+achan, clan, tribe, kindred
fneachd
nf.ind. fineness
fnealta
a. -eilte, elegant, fine
fnealtachd
nf.ind. elegance, fineness
fiodh
nm. g.+a, timber, wood
fodhlair
See fdhlear
fiodhull
See fidheall
Fofa
pnm. Fife
fon
nm. g.+a, wine
fionn
a. -a, white, fair
Fionn
pnm. g.v. Fhnn, the principal leader of the Fianns. See Finn
fionnar
a. cool
Fionnlairig
pnf. Finlarig
fionnsgeul
nm. and f. g.v. -eil; pl.+an, fable, romance
for
a. true, genuine, pure : foruisge, pure spring water
forair
nm. cultivated inhabited land
for-eun
nm. eagle. See freun
fios
nm. g.+a, knowledge, information, notice, message
fiosachd
nf.ind. foretelling, divination, fortune-telling
fiosrach
a. well-informed, intelligent
fiosraich
va. inquire, investigate, examine
fir
See fear
fireach
nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ichean, hill ground, moor, mountain
fireann
a. male, masculine
freantachd
nf.ind. righteousness
freun
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -ein, eagle
frinn
nf. pl.+ean, truth
fitheach
nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ich, raven
fi
a. worthy, estimable
fiughair
nf. pl.+ean, earnest expectation, hope : tha fiughair agam ris, I expect him
firan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, straight young tree, a youth
Flnras
pnm. g.v. -ais, Flanders
flapraich
nf. flapping
flath
nm. g.v. flaith; pl. flaithean, chief, prince, noble
flathail
a. noble, stately
fleadh
nm. g.+a; pl.+an, feast, banquet, entertainment
fleasgach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, young man, bachelor
flichneachd
nm.ind. sleet
fliodh
nm. g.+a, chickweed
fliuch
a. fliche, wet
flr
nm. g.v. flir, flour
fo
prep. under, beneath, below, at the foot of
focal
nm. g.v. -ail; pl. -ail and -lan, word. See facal
fochaid
nf. mocking, scoffing, deriding
fochaideach
a. mocking, scoffing, deriding
fochair
nm. vicinity, presence : am fochair, in the vicinity of
fochann
g.v. -ainn; first shoots of corn (L.Sc. braird)
foclair
nm. pl.+ean, dictionary, vocabulary. See faclair
fodha
prep.pron. under him
fodhad
prep.pron. under you, s.
fodhaibh
prep.pron. under you, pl.
fodhainn
prep.pron. under us
fodham
prep.pron. under me
fodhpa
prep.pron. under them
fgair
va.+t and -radh, expel, banish, chase
fgarrach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, exile
foghainn
vn. -nadh, suffice, serve the purpose
foghainteach
a. sufficient, fit, brave, valorous
foghar
nm. g.v. -air; pl. -airean, a tone, vowel
foghar
nm. g.v. -air; pl. -aran, autumn, the harvest time
fghluim
vn. -um, learn
fghlum
nm. g.v. -uim, learning, acquired knowledge; teaching, instructing
fghnadh
v.n. serving the purpose, sufficing; also subjunctive mood of foghainn : na dh' fhghnadh dh, what would serve for him
fid
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, clod, peat, turf, sod
foidhidinn
nf.ind. patience
foidhidneach
a. patient
foidhpe
prep.pron. under her
foighnich
va. inquire, ask. See faighnich
fil
a. slow, stately; calm, tranquil, gentle, mild
filidh
a. same meaning as fil. See filidh
foill
nf. g.+e, treachery, fraud, deceit
foilleil
a. -eala, treacherous, fraudulent, deceitful
foillsich
va. reveal, publish, disclose, make manifest, declare
foillsichear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, publisher
foinne
nm. pl. foinnean, wart
foinnich
va. temper, as iron
fireigneadh
nm. g.v. -idh, violence, oppression
foirfe
a. perfect
foirfeach
nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ich, an elder of the church
firneart
nm. g.v. -eirt, oppression, violence, force
fois
nf. g.+e, leisure, rest, peace
foiseil
a. -eala, restful, peaceful
follus
nm. g. -uis, publicity : am follus, into notice. Also follais
folluiseach
a. public
fonn
nm. g.v. fuinn; pl. fuinn, a tune, an air, good humour
fonn
nm. g.v. fuinn, land
Forchu
pnf. Abhainn Fhorchu, the river Forth
forasach
a. assuming, forward
Forfhair
pnf. Forfar
forfhais
nf. pl.+ean, inquiry, tidings
fortan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, fortune
fortanach
a. fortunate
fosgail
va. -ladh, open
fosgailte
a. opened
fosgladh
v.n. opening
fradharc
nm. g.v. -airc, vision, view, eyesight, sight
fraoch
nm. g.v. fraoich, heath, heather
fras
nf. g. froise; d. frois; pl.+an, shower
freagair
va. +t and -radh, answer
freagairt
nf. pl.+ean, an answer, answering
freagarrach, freagrach
answering, suitable; liable
freagradh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl.+aidhean, an answer
freasdail
va. -al, attend, wait on
freasdal
nm. g.v. -ail, serving, attending, waiting on
freiceadan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, watch, guard : Am Freiceadan Dubh, the Black Watch
freumh
nm. g.+a; v. fhrimh; pl.+an, root, stock, lineage
frde
nf. pl.+an, animalcule
frioghan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, a bristle
frionas
nm. g.v. -ais, anger, rage
frth
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, forest, deer forest
frith
a. small, trifling; also a prefix meaning `of a lower degree'
frith-bhaile
nm. village, suburb; inflected on the second element
fritheil
va. -ealadh, attend, minister
frithir
nm. rough uninhabited land
frith-rathad
nm. g.v. -aid; pl. -aidean, byeway
frg
nf. g. frige; d. frig; pl.+an, hole, cranny, chink, den, crevice, recess
frgag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, little hole, etc., dim. of frg
froise
See fras
fuachd
nf.ind. cold, coldness
fuadaich
va. expel, drive away
fuadan
nm. g.v. -ain, expulsion, exile
fuaigh
va. +eal, sew, stitch, knit, connect
fuaigheal
v.n. sewing, stitching
fuaighte
a. sewed, stitched
fuaim
nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, sound, noise
fuaimneach
a. sounding, sonorous
fuaimneachd
nf.ind. noisiness, sonorousness
fuaire
a. colder
fuar
a. cold
fuaradh-froise
nm. the breeze which precedes a shower; inflected on the first element
fuarag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, meal and water drink
fuaraich
va. and vn. cool, become cool, make cool
fuaran
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, spring well
fuasgail
va. -ladh, untie, loose, free, liberate
fuasgladh
v.n. untying, loosing, freeing, liberating
fuath
nm. g.+a, hatred, aversion, abhorrence, hate
fuathach
a. hateful, abhorrent
fuathas
nm. g.v. -ais; pl. -ais, a fright, a ghost, a great quantity
fuathasach
a. horrible, dreadful, terrible; prodigious
fdar
nm. g.v. -air, powder, gunpowder
fuidh!
fie! shame!
fuigheall
nm. g.v. -ill, remainder
fuighleach
nm. g. -ich; pl. -ichean, leavings, remains, refuse
fuil
nf. g. fola or fala, blood
fuileachd
nf.ind. blood feud, bloodshed
fuileachdach
a. bloody
fuilear
in the phrase : cha'n fhuilear dhomh, I must
fuiling
See fulaing
fuilt
See falt
fuilteach
a. bloody, cruel
fuiltean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, a single hair
fuin
va. bake
fuireach
nm. g. -ich, staying, waiting
fuirich
va. -each, stay
fulaing
va. and vn. suffer, endure, allow, permit
fulang
nm. g.v. -aing; pl.+an, suffering, forbearance, patience, bearing
fulangas
nm. g.v. -ais, suffering, endurance
furan
nm. g.v. -ain, welcome reception, kindly recognisance
furas
nm. g.v. -ais, patience
furasda
a. fusa, fhusa, fasa and fhasa, easy of accomplishment