Faclair Gàidhlig - Beurla
Gaelic - English Dictionary


l and latha
nm. pl. lithean, day
l-arn-a-mhireach
nm. the morrow
labhair
va.+t, speak
labhairt
v.n.ind. speaking, speech
labhrach
a. talkative, loquacious
L-bhreitheanais
pnm. the Day of Judgment
lach
nf. g.+a; d. laich; pl.+an, a wild duck
lachdunn
a. dun, tawny, swarthy
ladar
nm. g.v. -air; pl. -air, ladle
ladarna
a. bold, impudent, shameless
ladarnas
nm. g.v. -ais, audacity, impudence
ladhar
nm. g.v. -air; pl. -ran, hoof
lag
a. weak, feeble, faint
lag
nm. g.v. luig; pl.+an, hollow, dell
lagan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, little hollow or dell
lagh
nm. g.+a; pl.+annan, law, order, method : air lagh, stretched as a bow string
laghach
a. nice, tidy, neat, pretty
laghail
a. legal, lawful
laidh
See laigh
Lag-an-rta
pnm. Logierait
laidhe
See laighe
lidir
a. +e and treasa (see treise), strong, powerful, secure, fortified
laigh
va. and vn. laighe, lie, lie down, subside, recline
laighe
v.n. lying, reclining, subsiding
laigse
nf. weakness, debility, feebleness
limh ri
by, near to, at hand. See lmh
limhsich
va. handle, feel or touch with the fingers, finger, treat a subject, thing or person
laimrig
nf. pl.+ean, a landing-place, a natural pier
line
a. fuller
lainnir
nf. polish, brightness
lir
nf. g. lrach; pl. lraichean, mare
lirig
nf. pl.+ean, sloping hill, moor
laiste
a. blazing, alight, lighted up
lithean
See l
lmh
nf. g. limhe; d. limh; pl.+an, hand : lmh dheas, the right hand : lmh chl, left hand : limh ri, near to : roimh limh, beforehand
lmhainn
nf. pl.+ean, glove
lamh-lidir
nf. force, violence, the strong hand; inflected on the first element
lamh-sgrobhaidh
nf. one's hand-writing, signature; inflected on the first element
ln
a. full, complete, filled, satisfied, governs the g. of n.
ln
nm. a full, fulness, repletion
lnan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, married couple, couple of roof
langan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, bellow of deer
langanaich
nf. bellowing of deer
lann
nf. g. lainne; d. lainn; pl.+an, blade, sword, scale as of fish, lancet
lann
nf. g. lainne; d. lainn; pl.+an, inclosure, house, repository, apartment
Lannraig
pnf. Lanark
laoch
nm. g.v. laoich; pl. laoich, hero, champion, warrior
laochan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, little hero, familiar term in applauding a boy
laogh
nm. g.v. laoigh; pl. laoigh, calf
laoidh
nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, lay, hymn, sacred poem
laoigh
See laogh
lapach
a. benumbed, feeble, impotent, faltering
laparan
nm. g.v. -ain; moving with a halt (L.Sc. hirplin)
lr
nm. g.v. lir; pl. lir, the ground, floor, ground floor
lrach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, the site of a building, abode, habitation
las
va. kindle, set fire to, light, get into a passion
lasaich
va. slacken, loose, relax
lasair
nf. g. -rach; pl. -raichean, flame, flash of fire
lasgair
nm. pl.+ean, young spark
lasrach
a. emitting flames
latha
nm. day, one day, certain day. See l
lthach
nf. g.d. -aich, clay, mire, puddle
lathail
a. daily
lthair
nf. presence : an lthair, present : 'na lthair, in his presence : lthair, truly! indeed!
lthaireachd
nf.ind. presence
le
prep. with, together with, by means of, in possession of, on the side of
labag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, flounder (L.Sc. fluckie)
leabaidh
nf. g. leapa; pl. leapachan, bed
leabhar
nm. g.v. -air; pl. -raichean, book, volume
leabhar aidmheil a' chreidimh
the book of the Confession of faith
leabhar-reiceadair
nm. pl. -reiceadairean, bookseller; inflected on the second element
leabhran
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, little book, booklet
leac
nf. g. lice; d. lic; pl.+an, flagstone, plate, cheek
leacann
nf. g.d. -ainn; pl.+an, steep shelvy ground
leac-an-teintein
nf. g.d. lic-; pl. leacan-, hearth-stone
leadair
va. +t, mangle, rend, abuse
leadan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, a rosary, lock of hair, the herb teazle; a musical strain
leag
va. +ail and +adh, throw down, knock down, lay down
leagail and leagadh
nm. pl.+ean, fall, throwing down, knocking down, demolishing, settling down : An leagadh, Adam's fall
leagh
va. and vn. melt, become liquid
leam
prep.pron.; leamsa, emph.pron.; with me, by me, in my possession
leamh
a. importunate, impertinent, foolish, insipid, silly
Leamhanach
pnm. g.v. -aich : An Leamhanach, The Lennox
lean
va. +ailt and +tainn, follow, adhere to, stick to, continue
lan
nm. g.+a; v. lin; pl.+an, meadow, lawn
leanabail and leanabaidh
a. childish
leanaban
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, infant, little child
leanabh
nm. g.v. leinibh; pl. -aibh, child
leanachd (ri)
nf.ind. sticking to
lanag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, little meadow, lawn or plain
leann
nm. g.+a, ale, beer, liquor
leann-dubh
nm. melancholy, dejection, sadness; inflected on both elements
leantainn
v.n. following, pursuing, adhering to
leannan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, sweetheart, lover
learg
nf. g.d. leirg; pl.+an, sloping plain, a sea coast
leas
nm.ind. advantage, benefit, profit, improvement
leas
nf. g.d. leis, the thigh; collectively : leasraidh
leasaich
va. amend, improve, rectify, correct, manure, cultivate
leasg
a. lazy, slothful, unwilling, loath; usually : leisg
leat
prep.pron. with you, by you, in your possession
leatha
prep.pron. with her, by her, in her possession
leathad
nm. g.v. -aid; pl. leidean, declivity, side of a hill, slope
leathann
a. lithne, broad
leathar
nm. g. -rach; v. -air, leather
leatrom
nm. g. -truim, burden, weight
leig
va. and vn. +eil and +eadh, let, let out, let go, permit, allow, milk, rain : leig leis, permit him : leigidh mi fhaicinn duit, I'll let you see : leig as, let away
leigeil
v.n. letting, allowing, setting free, raining, milking
ligh
nm. pl.+ean, physician, surgeon
leigheas
nm. g.v. -eis; pl.+an, cure, remedy; healing, curing
leighis
va. -eas, cure, heal, remedy
line
nf. pl. -tean, shirt, shift, smock, winding-sheet
leinn
prep.pron. with us, by us, in our possession
lir
nm. sight, perception, power of seeing or being seen : is lir dhomh, I see
lir
in the phr. : gu lir, altogether, entirely, wholly
lir
va. torment, pain, distress
lirsgrios
nm. pl.+an, utter destruction
leis
prep.pron. with him, by him, in his possession
leis
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, thigh. See leas
leis
prep. before the art. an : leis an sin, on that account. See le
leisg
a. better : leasg
leisg
nf. g.+e, laziness, sloth, slothfulness, indolence
leisgean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, lazy person, sluggard
leisgeul
nm. g.v. -eil; pl.+an, excuse, pretence; also lethsgeul
leithid
nm. pl.+ean, the like, equal
leitir
nf. g. -reach; pl. -richean, side of a hill or country
le
prep.pron. with them, by them, in their possession
leghann
nm. g.v. -ainn; pl.+an, lion
leghanta
a. brave as a lion
leinte
a. wounded, hurt, grieved, afflicted
leir
See ler
lem
nf. g. leime; d. leim, pride, conceit, vainglory
lemach
a. conceited, vainglorious, affected
len
nm. g.v. lein; pl.+tan, wound, hurt, grief, affliction
len
va. wound, hurt, grieve, afflict
ler
nf.ind. plenty, sufficiency, enough : a ler, his fill : gu leir, enough : is ler leam, I think it sufficient
le 'r
with our, by our, for : le ar
le 'r
with your, by your, for : le bhur
leth
nm.ind. half, one of two : ceud gu leth, a hundred and a half, 150 : leth-uair, half an hour : leth-taobh, one side : leth-shuil, one eye : leth-cheann, one side of the head : leth-lamh, one hand : leth-chas, one leg : leth-bhreac, one of a pair, correlative, equal, match : as a leth, on his behalf : leth-thmh, half idleness : lethcheud, fifty
leud
nm. g.v. leid; pl.+an, breadth
leudaich
va. and vn. make broad, enlarge, dilate; enlarge upon
leug
nf. g. lige; d. lig; pl.+an, precious stone, jewel
leugh
va. read, peruse
leughadair
nm. pl.+ean, reader
leum
va. leum, leap, jump, bound, skip
leum
nm. g.+a; pl.+annan, leap, jump, bound, skip
leus
nm. g.v. leis; pl. leis, a light, torch, blister, a ray, beam or blink of light
liath
a. lithe, grey, greyheaded, mouldy
liathaich
va. and vn. make grey, become grey
liathghorm
a. greyish blue
lic
See leac
lide and lideadh
nm. g.v. -idh; pl. -idhean, syllable, articulation, least part of a word
lighiche
nm. pl.+an, physician, surgeon, leech
linn
nm. pl.+tean, generation, age, century; race, offspring, family
lnn
nm. g.+e; pl.+tean, brood
linne
nf. pl.+achan, linn, pool, pond, gulf, arm of the sea
linntean
pl. of linn
liobasta
a. -aiste, slovenly, awkward, clumsy
lomh
va. polish, smooth
lon
nm. g.v. ln, lint, flax
lon
nm. g.v. ln; pl.+tan, net, fishing net
lon
va. and vn. fill, replenish, satiate, become full
lon
in : cia lon, how many?
lonadh
nm. g.v. -aidh, filling, replenishing, flowing of the tide
lonmhor
a. numerous, plentiful, copious, populous
lionn
See leann
lios
nf. g. lise; d. lis; pl.+an, garden, orchard
Lte
pnf. Leith
lth
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, colour, hue, tinge
litir
nf. g. -reach; pl. -richean, letter, epistle; letter of the alphabet
litreachas
nm. g.v. -ais, literature
litrich
va. spell, put in letters
liubhair
va.+t and -radh, deliver, give to, surrender
liuthad
so many, many, several
l
for : l
lobh
va. and vn. rot, putrify, make putrid, become putrid
locar
nm. g.v. -air; pl.+an, carpenter's plane
loch
nm. g.+a; pl.+an, loch, lake, arm of the sea
Loch-abar
pnm. Lochaber
lochan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, little loch, pond, dam
Loch-ceatharn
pnm. Loch Katrine
lochd
nm. g.+a; pl.+an, blemish, defect, harm, evil, mischief
lochdach
a. faulty, defective; criminal, hurtful
Loch Laomainn
pnm. Loch Lomond
Loch-nan-eala
pnm. Loch Nell
lchran
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, torch, light, lamp
lodan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, little pool
lin
See ln
loinid
nf. pl.+ean, churn staff
linidh
nm.ind. rheumatism
loinn
nf. g.+e, good condition, comeliness, charm
loinneil
a. comely, elegant, beautiful, bright
loisg
va. and vn. losgadh, burn, cause to burn, consume, scorch, fire as a gun, set flame to
lom
a. luime, bare, bald, shaven, cropped : air lom, into view
lom
nm. g.v. luim, pl. luim, a plain, bare surface
lomair
va.+t, fleece; shear, as sheep
lomairt
v.n. fleecing, shearing
lomnochd
a. naked, uncovered
lomraich
va. fleece; shear, as sheep
lon
nm. g.v. loin; pl. loin, elk
ln
nm. g.v. lin, food, provision
ln
nm. g.v. lin; pl. lintean, meadow, lawn, morass, pool
lon-dubh
nm. g.v. loin-duibh; pl. loin-dubha, blackbird
long
nf. g. luinge; d. luing; pl.+an, ship
lorg
nf. g. luirge; d. luirg; pl.+an, staff, crutch, haft of a spear
lorg
nf. g. luirge; d. luirg; pl.+an, foot-print, track, path, mark or sign
lorgaich
va. trace, track, search, pursue
lorgair
nm. pl.+ean, tracker, a dog that follows the scent
los
nm.ind. purpose, intention, sake, account : a los, for the purpose of, for the sake of, on account of, with the intention of
losgadh
v.n. burning, combustion
losgunn
nf. g.d. -uinn; pl.+an, frog, toad
lot
nm. g.v. loit; pl.+an; wound, hurt
lot
va. wound, pierce, hurt
loth
nf. g.+a; pl.+an, filly
lothag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, little filly
luach
nm.ind. value, worth
luachair
nf. g. -rach, rushes, taken collectively
luachmhor
a. valuable, precious
luadh
nm. g.v. luaidh, fulling
luadhadh
v.n. fulling
luaidh
va. luadhadh, thicken cloth by fulling
luaidh
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, lead, leaden shot, lead or plummet of sounding line
luaineach
a. unsettled, restless, inconstant, fickle, uncertain
luaisg
va. and vn. luasgadh, shake, wave, toss, swing, rock
luaithe
a. quicker, swifter, faster, sooner, speedier
luaithre
nf.ind. ashes
luasgadh
v.n. waving, tossing, swinging, rocking
luath
nf. g.+ainn; d. luaith, ashes
Luath
pnm. dog's name, meaning `speedy'
luath
a. quick, swift, fast, fleet, soon, speedy : cho luath 's a, as soon as
luathaich
va. and vn. hasten, make haste, accelerate, speed
luathas
nm. g.v. -ais, quickness, swiftness, speed
lb
va. and vn. bend, incline, stoop, humble, yield, consent
lb
nf. g.d. lib; pl.+an, bend, loop, noose, snare
lub
nm. g.+a; v. luib; pl.+annan, pool, dub, puddle
luch
nf. g.+a; d. luich; pl.+an, mouse
luchag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, mousie
lchairt
nf. pl.+ean, palace, castle
luchd
nm. g.+a; pl.+an, burden, load, cargo
luchd
nm. people, folk, a set; used mostly in compound words
luchdaich
va. load
luchd-dimh
nm. relations, kindred
luchd-dthcha
nm. countrymen
luchd-imrich
nm. flitters, those removing from one residence to another
luchd-siubhail
nm. travellers
ldag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, the little finger
ldagan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, hinge
ldan, ldnan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, hinge
lugha
a. less, smaller
lughad
nf. g. -aid, littleness
lughdaich
va. and vn. lessen, diminish, assuage, mitigate
lib
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, fold, corner, angular turning as of a stream, creek
luibh
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, herb, plant
luid
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, rag, drudge, ragged slovenly one, slut
luideach
a. ragged, slovenly, shaggy
luideag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, little rag
luideagach
a. ragged, tattered
luidhear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, chimney, vent
luidseach
nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ichean, lumbering person; also luidse
luinge
See long
luingeas
nm. g.v. -eis, shipping; also ship
luinneag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, ditty, chorus
lireach
nf. g.d. -ich; pl. -ichean, large cloak or covering, covering of mail, patched garment or covering
luirg
nf. g. -inn; pl.+nean, shank, shin, leg, shaft or handle, haft, stalk of plant
lunn
nm. g.v. luinn; pl.+an, handle of an oar, staff, lever, an unbroken wave
Lunnainn
pnf. London
Lunndaidh
surname, Lundie
lunndair
nm. pl.+ean, sluggard, idler, lazy, indolent person
lurach
a. lovely, pretty, nimble, lively, delightful
luraiche
a. more lovely, pretty, nimble, lively and delightful
lurgann
nf. g.d. -ainn; pl. luirgnean, shin. See luirg
lus
nm. g.v. luis; pl.+an, herb, plant, weed
Lus
pnm. Luss
lusach
a. full of herbs, plants or weeds
lth
nm. g.+a; v. lith, strength, power, vigour, activity, pith
lth-chleas
nm. g.+a; pl.+an, agility, a manly feat, athletic exercises, sleight of hand, jugglery
lthmhor
a. strong, able, powerful, agile, supple