Faclair Gàidhlig - Beurla
Gaelic - English Dictionary


'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