MacFarlane's Dictionary - Section 2

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buannachdail
a. -ala, profitable, beneficial
buannachdala
a. more profitable, more beneficial
buannachd
nf.ind. profit, gain, benefit
buannaich
va. gain, profit, win, benefit
buarach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, cowfetter
bucaid
nf. pl. -ean, bucket
buclaich
va. buckle
budagoc
nm. g.v. -agoic; pl.+an, snipe
buideal
nm. g.v. -eil; pl. -eil, cask, anker, bottle
buidhe
a. yellow
buidheach
a. thankful, well pleased : tha mi buidheach dhiot, I am thankful to you
buidheann
nf. g. buidhne; d. -inn; pl. -nean, a company
buidhinn
va. buidhinn, win, acquire, gain
buidseachd
See buitseachd
buil
nf. g.+e, effect, use, issue
buileach
a. complete, entire : gu buileach, quite, entirely, wholly, altogether
builich
va. bestow, dispose, put to use
builg
g. and pl. of bolg, bellows, bags
builgean
nm. g. -ein; pl. -einean, blister, pimple, bubble
buille
nf. pl.+an, blow, knock
buillsgean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, centre, middle
buin
va. buntainn, deal with, belong to : do'm buineadh, to whom belonged
buinne
nf. pl.+achan, rapid current, choppy sea
bir
va. roar, bellow, as deer or bull
buirbe
a. fiercer, more savage, more passionate; see borb
bird
See brd
birdeiseach
nm. -eich; pl. -eich, burgess, freeman
birean
nm. g.v. -ein, a bellow, roar
birich
nf. roaring, bellowing
buitseach
nf. g.d. -ich; pl. -ichean, witch
buitseachd
nf.ind. witchcraft
bun
nm. g.v. buin; pl. buin and +an, root, stock, bottom-end, stump
bunait
nm. pl.+ean, foundation
Bun-an-t-slibh
place name, `Mountain foot'
bun-os-cionn
phr. upside down, topsy-turvy
buntainn
v.n. belonging to, touching, referring, referring to
buntta
nm. potato, potatoes regarded collectively
brn
nm. g.v. birn, fresh water
burraidh
nm. pl.+ean, or -nean, blockhead, fool
bus
nm. g.v. buis; pl. buis, mouth of an animal; (in a ludicrous sense) mouth of a man
bth
nm. g. -a; v. bhith; pl. bithean, bthan or bthannan, tent, booth, shop

C

c'
for : c, ce, cia, where?
c
for : c'ite, where?
cab
nm. g.v. caib; pl. caib, mouth, gab, indentation
cbag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, a cheese
cabar
nm. g. -air; pl. -air, couple of a house roof, rafter, deer's antlers, a heavy pole, caber
cabhag
nf. g.d. -aig, haste, hurry
cabhagach
a. in haste, hurried
cabhair
va. cabhair, help, assist, aid, relieve
cabhair
nf.ind. help, assistance
cabhlach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, a fleet, navy
cabhsair
nm. pl.+ean, causeway, pavement
cabrach
a. branchy, antlered
cch
nm. g. chich, the rest, the others
cach a chile
phr. each other
cachaille
nf. pl.+an, a gate
cadal
nm. g.v. -ail, sleep
cadalach
a. sleepy, drowsy
cadhag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, jackdaw
cagailt
nf. pl.+ean, hearth
cagainn
va. -nadh, chew, gnaw, masticate
cagar
nm. g.v. -air; pl. -airean, a whisper
cagnadh
v.n. chewing, gnawing, masticating
cagnas
See cagainn
caibe
nm. pl.+annan or +achan, spade
caibideil
nm. pl.+ean, chapter
caidil
vn. cadal, sleep
cil
See cl
cil
nf. g.+e; pl.+tean, appetite, taste, disposition, constitution, condition
cailbh
See calbh
cailc
nf. g.+e, chalk
cailc
va. chalk
caile
nf. pl.+an, a hussy, quean, girl, wench
cileachd
nf.ind. appetite, natural endowments, nature, genius
caileag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, little girl (L.Sc. lassie)
cilean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, a husk of grain
Cailean
pnm. g.v. -ein, usually given as the equivalent of Colin
cileiginn
nf. somewhat, something
cailin
nf. pl.+ean, girl, damsel
caill
vn. lose
cailleach
nf. g.d. -ich; pl.+an, old woman
cailleach-oidhche
nf. owl, inflected on the first element as : cailleach
caillteach
a. ruinous, causing loss
Caimbeulach
pnm. g.v. -aich, pl. -aich, a Campbell; a. of or belonging to the Campbells
caimean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, mote
cin
va. traduce, revile
cin
nf. g. -e, tribute, tax, a fine, rent
cineadh
v.n. traducing, reviling
cinich
va. impose a tax, tribute or fine
cainnt
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, speech, conversation, language
caiptean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, captain
cir
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, a gum
cairbh
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, carcase, dead body
cirean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, a gum
cirdean
n.pl. See caraid
cirdeas
nm. g.v. -eis, friendship
cirdeil
a. friendly
cirich
va. repair, mend, lay
cairt
nf. g. cartach; pl.+ean, cart
cairt
nf. g. cartach; pl.+ean, bark, chart, card
cairtealan
nm. pl. quarters, lodgings
cairtear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, carter
caisbheart
nf. g.d. -eirt, footgear
cise
nm.ind. cheese : cis-bhalg, cheese-bag
caisg
va. check, stop, restrain, quench, quell, curb
Cisg
nf. g.+e, Easter, Passover feast
caismeachd
nf. pl.+an, an alarm, signal, march tune, war song
caisteal
nm. g.v. -eil; pl.+an, castle
Caisteal Bhlir
pnm. Castle Blair; inflected on the first element
caisteal-deiridh
nm. poop of a ship; inflected on the first element
Caisteal-nuadh
pnm. Newcastle; inflected on both elements
caisteal-toisich
nm. forecastle of a ship; inflected on the first element
c'ite
phr. where?
caitean
nm. g.v. -ein, shag, nap of cloth, ruffled surface
caith
va.+eamh, cast, wear, spend, exhaust
caithe-beatha
nf. behaviour, moral conduct
caithream
nm. g.v. -eim, shout of joy or triumph, joyful noise
cl
nm. g.v. cil, colewort, kale : cl ceirtleach, cabbage
cala
nm. pl.+chan, harbour, haven
calaman
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, dove, pigeon
calanas
nm. g.v. -ais, wool-working, lint-working
calbh
nm. g.v. cailbh; pl. cailbh, head, headland, cape
calc
va. ram, drive, caulk; cram
calg
nm. g.v. cuilg; pl. cuilg, awn, beard of corn, bristle, prickle
calg-dhreach
a. perfectly straight, direct
call
nm. g. -a; v. chaill, loss, damage, detriment : air chall, lost
callaid
nf. pl.+ean, hedge; lurking place; cap
callaid-bhrin
nf. funeral wail, elegy; inflected on first element
callda
a. tame, domesticated
calldach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aichean, loss, damage, detriment
calldachd
nf.ind. loss, damage, detriment
calltuinn
nm. hazel
Calluinn
nf. New Year's day
calma
a. bold, staunch, resolute, brave
calpa
nm. pl.+nnan, calf of the leg; calpannan, haulyards
Calum
pnm. g.v. -uim, rendered in English `Malcolm'
cam
a. crooked, distorted, bent, blind of one eye
camag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, a curl; a comma
caman
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, club for shinty or golf, a shinty
camanachd
nf.ind. shinty playing, the game of shinty
cam-bheul
nm. wry mouth; inflected on second element
camhal
nm. g.v. -ail; pl. -ail, camel
camhanaich
nf. the dawn, twilight
camp
nm. g. -a; v. chaimp; pl.+annan, camp
campaich
va. encamp
campar
nm. g.v. -air, vexation, grief, uneasiness
Camus-choinnich
pnm. Cambuskenneth; inflected on first element
can
va.+tainn, say, sing, titter, speak
cnain
nf. pl.+ean, a language
cantainn
v.n. saying, singing, speaking
caoch
a. empty, hollow, blind
caochail
va. and vn. caochladh, change, alter, die
caochan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, rivulet, streamlet, thin spout
caochlach
a. changing, inconstant
caochladh
v.n. changing, altering, dying
caog
va. wink, take aim by shutting one eye
caogadh
v.n. winking
caoidh
nf. g.+e, weeping, lamenting, lamentation
caoidh
va. weep, mourn, bewail
caoile
nf.ind. thinness, slenderness, leanness, narrowness
caoilead
nm. g. -eid, degree of above
caoimh
See caomh
caoin
va. weep, lament
caoin
a. kind, mild, dry
caoinich
va. dry as hay, dry by exposure; sooth
caol
a. thin, lean, slender, narrow
caolaich
va. make slender, attenuate
caolas
nm. g.v. -ais; pl.+an, a strait
caomh
a. kind, gentle, benign, tender, meek
caomhag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, mild or kind woman
caomhail
a. gentle, mild, kind, affectionate
caomhain
va. -nadh, spare, save, reserve
caomhnadh
v.n. saving, sparing, reserving, economy, frugality
caomhnar
See caomhain
caonnag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, fight, skirmish, fray
caora
nf. g.+ch; d.+ich; v. chaora; pl.+ich; g.pl. chaorach, a sheep
caoraich
See caora
caoran
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, a fragment of peat
caorann
nm. g.v. -ainn; pl. -ainnean, rowan berry, rowan tree
car
somewhat, before an adj. : car coltach ri, somewhat like
car
nm. g.v. cuir; pl. cuir, turn, twist, trick, fraud : an caraibh a chile, wrestling : car mar char (turn) over and over : car greis, during a short interval of time
carach
a. deceitful, tricky, wily, winding, turning
carachd
nf.ind. motion, movement, wrestling
carachd
nf.ind. deceit, cunning, wiliness, quirkiness
cradh
v.n. mending, repairing
caraibh
dat.pl. of car : dol an caraibh a chile, going to contend or wrestle with each other
caraich
va. move, stir
craich
va. place to or against, apply
caraid
nm. pl. cirdean, friend, relation
craid
nf. pl.+ean, a pair, couple, married couple
carantas
nm. g.v. -ais, kindness, friendliness
carbad
nm. g.v. -aid; pl.+an, carriage, chariot
crd
va. card wool, cotton or lint
Cardros
pnm. Cardross
crn
nm. g.v. cirn; pl. cirn (L.Sc. cairn) a heap, a pile
crn
va. heap, pile
carrachan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, frogfish, the fish commonly called `shoemaker'
carragh
nf. g.d. -aigh; pl. -aighean, rock, pillar, monument
carraig
nf. g.+e, or cairge; pl.+ean, rock
Carraig
pnf. Carrick
c' ar son
phr. why, for what reason?
cart
va. clean, muck, cast out
cas
nf. g. coise; d. cois; pl.+an, foot, leg, shaft, haft : casan deiridh, hindlegs : casan toisich, forelegs
cs
nm. g.v. cis; pl.+an, difficulty, emergency, trying situation
cas
va. gnash, to close upon, oppose, thwart
cas
a. steep, rash, passionate
casad
nm. g.v. -aid, cough
casag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, long coat
casaid
nf. pl.+ean, complaint, accusation
casan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, path, road
cas-chrom
nf. g. coise-cruime; d. cois-chruim; pl. casan croma, a kind of spade
casd
va. casdaich, cough
casg
nm. for casgadh, stopping, opposing, closing
casgair
va. -airt and -radh, slay, mangle, massacre
casgradh
nm. g.v. -aidh, massacre
cas-ruisgte
a. barefoot
cat
nm. g.v. cait; pl. cait, cat
cath
nm. g.+a; v. chaith; pl.+an, fight, battle, fighting contest
cth
nf. g. cithe; d. cith, husks of corn, chaff
cathag
See cadhag
cathair
nf. g. -rach; pl. -raichean, chair
cathair
nf. g. -rach; pl. -raichean, city
cathair-thalanta
and -thalmhainn nf. plantain, yarrow; inflected on the first element
cthar
nm. g.v. -air; pl. -air, mossy ground, mountain bog
ce
who, what?, why?, how?
c
nm. g. cithe, cream
c
nm.ind. the earth : an cruinne c, the terrestrial globe
cead
nm.ind. leave, permission
ceadaich
va. permit, allow
caird
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, trade, handicraft
cealg
nf. g. ceilge; d. ceilg, deceit, treachery, hypocrisy
cealgach
a. deceitful, treacherous, hypocritical
cealgair
nm. pl.+ean, deceiver, hypocrite, rogue
cealgaireachd
nf.ind. fraud, hypocrisy
ceall
nf. g.d. cill; pl. cilltean, church, cell
ceana
whither? See ciona
ceanail
a. mild, loving, kindly
ceanalta
a. mild, amiable, kind
ceangail
va. -al, tie, fasten, bind
ceangal
nm. g.v. -ail; pl. -laichean, tie, bond, fastening, binding
ceanglaidh
will tie. See ceangail
ceann
nm. g.v. cinn; pl. cinn, head, end, chief, extremity
ceannaich
va. buy, purchase
ceannairc
nf. rebellion, sedition
ceannairceach
a. rebellious, seditious
ceannard
nm. g.v. -aird; pl.+an, commander, chief, leader
ceannas
nm. g. -ais, superiority, headship, chieftainship, the upper hand
ceann-bheart
nm. g.v. -bheirt; pl.+an, headpiece, headgear
ceann-cinnidh
nm. head of a clan, chief; inflected on the first element
ceann-feachd
nm. general; inflected on the first element
ceann-feadhna
nm. chief, leader; inflected on the first element
ceann-fine
nm. chieftain, head of a clan; inflected on the first element
ceannlaidir
a. headstrong, obstinate
ceannsaich
va. subdue, quell, tame, conquer, keep under
ceann-teagaisg
nm. g.v. cinn-th-; pl. cinn-th-, subject, text
ceann-uidhe
nm. g.v. cinn-; pl. cinn-, end of a journey
ceap
va. catch, stop, intercept
cearb
nf. g. cirbe; d. cirb; pl.+an, rag, tatter
cearbach
a. ragged, tattered, awkward
cearc
nf. g. circe; d. circ; pl.+an, hen
cearcall
nm. g.v. -aill; pl.+an, circle, hoop, ring
cearc-fhraoich
nf. g. circe-fr-; d. circ-fhr-; pl. cearcan-fr-, moorhen, female grouse
cearc-thomain
nf. partridge; inflected as cearc-fhraoich
card
nm. g.v. cird; pl.+an, tinker, any class of smith
cardach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, smithy
carn
nf. g.+a; d. cirn; pl.+an, quarter, region
carr
a. wrong, left-handed
ceart
a. right, same, proper, certain : a cheart cho, quite as, equally : anns a' cheart ite, in the (very) same place : cearta cmhla, all at once, together
ceart
nm. g.v. ceirt, right, justice, propriety
ceartaich
va. rectify, adjust, put to rights
ceartair
in the phr. : an ceartair, just now
ceartas
nm. g.v. -ais, justice, equity
ceasnaich
va. catechise, examine
ceathach
nm. g.v. -aich, mist, fog
ceathairne
nf.ind. peasantry, yeomanry, portion of population fit for warfare
ceatharnach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, kerne, stout, trusty peasant
ceatharnas
nm. g.v. -ais, heroism
ceathramh
nm. g.v. -raimh; pl.+an, fourth part, stanza, quatrain
ceathramh
num. the fourth
ceathrar
nm. and f. g.v. -air, four persons collectively
ceigeach
a. squat, shapeless, clumsily formed
ceigean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, thick short man
ceigeineach
a. podgy, squat
ceil
va.+tinn and cleith, conceal, hide
cile
nm. spouse, companion, partner, fellow
ceilear
nm. g.v. -eir, singing or chirping of birds; light, lively music
ceilearadh
nm. g.v. -aidh, carolling, singing
ceilg
See cealg
cilidh
nf. pl.+ean, gossiping, visiting
cill
See ciall
cin
a. far, distant, remote; also cian
cir
nf. g.+e, wax
ceirsle
nf. d. -idh; pl.+an, ball of worsted, clew of yarn (better ceirtle)
ceist
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, question, controversy
ceist
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, darling, regard
ceistear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, catechist
Ceit
pnf. Kate
citean
nm. g.v. -ein, May, beginning of summer
ceithir
num. four
ce
nm. mist, fog
ceban
nm. g.v. -ain, small drizzling rain
cebanach
a. dewy, misty, drizzly
cel
nm. g.v. ciil, music
celmhor
a. musical, tuneful
Cesag
pnf. g.d. -aig, meaning the `bunchy one'
ceud
num. hundred; first : ceudan, hundreds : an ceud and a' cheud, the first
ceudna
the same, before mentioned : mar an ceudna, similarly, likewise, also
ceum
nm. g.v. cim; pl.+annan, step, pace, degree
ceus
va. crucify, torture
ceutach
a. becoming, elegant, beautiful
ceutaiche
a. more becoming, more elegant, more beautiful
cha
not; precedes v. beginning with con. except f
cha mhr
almost : cha mhr nach faodar a rdh, it may almost be said
cha mhr nach
almost
cha 'n
not; precedes v. beginning with vow. and fh
cha robh ann ach
there was but
chaidh
va.irr. went, happened, was, has passed : chaidh aca air, they succeeded : chaidh dha, it happened to him
cheana
phr. word for : air cheana, already
chile
each other, one another, both : bhuail iad a chile, they struck one another : dh' fhalbh iad le chile, they went away together : coltach ri chile, like one another
ch
va.irr. will or shall see
chionn
for : a chionn, because
chtear
va.irr. will or shall be seen
chtheadh
va.irr. would or should see
chthinn
va.irr. I would see
cho
equally, as, so : cho math ri sin, as good as that
chuala
va.irr. heard
chuca
prep.pron. to them
chugad
prep.pron. to you, s.
chugaibh
prep.pron. to you, pl.
chugainn
prep.pron. to us
chugam
prep.pron. to me
chuice
prep.pron. to her
chuid
in : aon chuid, neither (with the neg.)
chuige
prep.pron. to him
chuireadh
was put, would put, was invited. See cuir
chuireas
will put. See cuir
chuirinn
va. I would put. See cuir
chum
phr. word for : a chum, to, for, for the purpose of, in order to, so that
chun
unto, until : chun a' bhaile, unto the town
chunnaic
va.irr. saw
cia
for : ce, which? what? : cia as, whence : cia meud, how much, how many
ciabh
nf. g. -a; pl.+an, lock of hair
ciad
num. See ceud
cial
nm.ind. side or brim of a vessel
ciall
nf. g. cille; d. cill, meaning, sense, understanding
ciall
nf. g. cille; d. cill, darling
ciallach
a. sensible, discreet, judicious
ciallaich
va. signify, mean
ciamar
for : ceamar, how? in what way? in what manner? in what state or condition? : ciamar a tha thu, how are you?
cian
a. cine, remote, foreign; also cin
cianail
a. -ala, melancholy, pensive
cianalas
nm. g.v. -ais, melancholy, dullness, pensiveness
ciar
a. cire, dusky, dark-grey or brown
ciatach
See ceutach
cileadair
nm. pl.+ean, trustee, agent
cill
nf. g.+e; pl.+tean, church, cell, burying-ground. See ceall
Cill-earna
pnf. Killearn
Cill-rbhinn
pnf. St. Andrews
cineal
nm. g.v. -eil; pl. -eilean, offspring, clan, species
cinn
va.+tinn, grow, increase, spring from
cinn
See ceann
cinneach
nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ich, nation
cinneadh
nm. g.v. -idh; pl. -idhean, clan, tribe, kin
cinneas
nm. g.v. -eis, growth, increase, crop, growing thing
Cinn-gharrloch
pnm. Kingairloch
Cinn-rois
pnm. Kinross
cinnt
nf. g.+e, certainty
cinnteach
a. certain, sure, evident, positive : cinnteach as, certain of it
cinntinn
v.n. growing, increasing, prospering
Cinn-t-sile
pnm. Kintail
cob
nf. g.+a, a mountain grass
cobair
nm. pl.+ean, shepherd
coch
nf. g. cche; d. cch; pl.+an, woman's breast
cocras
nm. g.v. -ais, keen longing, excessive desire, greediness
ciod
what? : ciod , what is it?
cion
nm. want, desire, esteem, love
ciona
whither. See ceana
cionn
nm. head : os cionn, above, overhead : a chionn, because : o chionn tri lithean, three days ago
cionnas
how? in what way or manner? by what means?
cionta
nm. pl.+n, guilt, sin
ciontach
a. guilty
ciontaich
va. transgress, be guilty of
ciorram
nm. g.v. -aim; pl.+an, disaster, mishap
cosaich
and cosnaich va. subdue
ciotach
a. lefthanded, sinister, awkward
cr
va. comb, tease, as wool
cr
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, comb, cud, crest of a cock
cirb
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, corner. See cearb
circe
See cearc
cs
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, tax, tribute
ciste
nf. pl.+achan, chest, coffin
ciil
See cel
ciin
a. calm, peaceful, mild, smooth, placid
ciin
vn. become quiet; become calm
ciineas
nm. g.v. -eis, calm, peacefulness, quietness
ciinich
va. render quiet, assuage, appease, calm, pacify
cirr
va. hurt, injure


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