Faclair Gàidhlig - Beurla
Gaelic - English Dictionary


'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