MacFarlane's Dictionary - Section 3

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clach
nf. g. cloiche; d. cloich; pl.+an, stone
clachair
nm. pl.+ean, mason, builder of stones
clachan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, hamlet, village. See clach
clacharan
nm. g. -ain; pl.+an, stonechat
clach-meallain
nf. g. cloiche-meallain; d. cloich-mheallain; pl. clachan-meallain, hailstone
cladach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aichean, shore
cladh
nm. g.v. claidh; pl.+annan, graveyard, churchyard, burying-place
cladh
nm. g.+a, spawn
cladh
va. cladh, spawn
cladhach
v.n. g. -aich, digging
cladhaich
va. cladhach, dig
clag
nm. g.v. cluig; pl. cluig, bell
claidheamh
nm. g.v. -eimh; pl. claidhmhnean, sword
claigeann
nm. g.v. -inn; pl. claignean, skull
clais
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, ditch, furrow, groove
clÓisteachd
nf.ind. hearing, the sense of hearing
clÓistinn
nf. hearing, listening, hearkening
clann
nf. g. cloinne; d. cloinn, children, clan
Clann Chamshroin
pnf. the Clan Cameron
Clann Mhic Rath
pnf. the Clan Macrae
claoidh
va. vex, oppress, annoy, torment
claon
a. inclining, squint, oblique, partial
claon
va. incline, go aside, squint
claon-bhreith
nf. pl.+ean, unjust judgment, prejudice
clÓr
nm. g.v. clÓir; pl. clÓir, board, tablet, lid, any smooth surface or plane
clÓr-aodainn
nm. the forehead, the face; inflected on first element
clÓrsach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, harp
clÓrsair
nm. pl.+ean, harper
cleachd
va. and vn. accustom, practise, use
cleachdadh
v.n. practice, use, custom, habit
cleachdainn
nm. pl.+ean, practice, use, custom, habit
cleamhnas
nm. g.v. -ais, affinity, or relationship by marriage
cleas
nm. g. -a; pl.+an, trick, playful trick, feat
cleasachd
nf.ind. play, pastime, sleight of hand
clÚireach
nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ich, clerk, writer
clÚit
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, flake of snow, downy feather
cleith
v.n. concealing, hiding
cleitheachd
nf.ind. concealment, secrecy, skulking
cle˛ca
nm. pl.+nnan, cloak, mantle
clý
a. left-handed, awkward : an car clý, the left-hand turn
clý
and clýth nf. g.+e, vigour, strength
cliabh
nm. g.v. clÚibh; pl. clÚibh, creel, hamper, basket, man's chest
clýath
nf. g. clÚithe; d. clÚith; pl.+an, hurdle, harrow
cliathach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, the side of the body; slope of a hill
cliath-l¨th
nm.ind. a section of a `ceol-mˇr' tune on the bagpipe
clis
a. nimble, quick, sudden
clisbeachd
nf.ind. lameness, unsteadiness
clisg
va. and vn. start, leap through fear
clisgeadh
v.n. startling : a chlisgeadh, instantly
cliste
a. dexterous, nimble, swift, agile, expert
clisteachd
nf.ind. dexterity, agility, expertness
cli¨
nm. fame, honour, praise, renown, reputation
cl˛
and cl˛dh nm. g.+dha; v. cl˛idh; pl. cl˛idhean, a print, printing press
clobha
nm. pl.+chan, pair of tongs
clo-bhuail
va. -bhualadh, print
clogaid
nm. pl.+ean, helmet
cloich
See clach
cl˛imh
nf. g.+e and cl˛mhach; d. cl˛imhidh, wool, down of feathers
cloinne
See clann
closach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, carcass, dead body
cl˛th
nm. g.+a; pl. cl˛ithean, cloth
cluain
nf. g.+e; pl.+tean, green plain, meadow, pasture
cluaise
See cluas
cluan
nf. g.d. cluain; pl.+tan. See cluain
cluas
nf. g. cluaise; d. cluais; pl.+an, ear, lug, handle of dish
cluasag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, pillow
cl¨dan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, clout, tatter
cluich
nm. g.+e; pl.+eannan, play, playing, a game
cluich
va. cluich, play
cluigean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, pendicle, bell, drop
cluinn
va.irr. hear, listen, hearken
cluinntear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, hearer, listener
cluinntinn
v.n. hearing : ri (and r'a) chluinntinn, to be heard
cluip
va. cheat, deceive
cluip
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, deceit
cluipear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, a cheat, deceiver
cnag
nf. g.d. cnaig; pl.+an, peg, pin, knob, thowlpin
cnÓimh
nm. g. cnÓmha; pl. cnÓmhan, bone
cnÓmh
va. chew, gnaw, corrode, waste, digest
cnÓmh
v.n. chewing, gnawing, corroding, wasting, digesting
cnÓmhach
a. bony
cnÓmhan
See cnÓimh
cnap
nm. g.v. cnaip; pl.+an, lump, knob, little hill
cnatan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, a cold
cnead
nm. g.+a; pl.+an, moan, sigh, groan
cneap
nm. g.v. cneip; pl.+an, button, bead, pebble
cneas
nm. g.+a; pl.+an, skin, waist
cneasda
a. humane, modest, temperate, ominous
cn˛-bholg
nm. g.v. -bhuilg; pl. -bhuilg, nut bag
cnoc
nm. g.v. cnuic; pl. cnuic or +an, knoll, hillock
cnocan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, diminutive of cnoc
cn˛th
and cn˛ nf. pl. cnothan, nut. See cn¨th
cnuac
nf. g.d. cnuaic; pl.+an, lump, head
cnuasaich
va. collect, investigate, ponder
cnuasanach
a. given to collecting or investigating
cnuic
See cnoc
cnuimh
See cruimh
cnuimheag
See cruimheag
cn¨th
nf. g.+a; pl.+an, nut. See cn˛th
interr.pron. who? what? cˇ air bith, whoever
co
equally, as; also cho
cobhair
va. cobhair, relieve, help, aid, assist. See cabhair
cobhair
nf. g. -rach, succour, help
cobhar
nm. g.v. -air, foam, froth
c˛caire
nm. pl.+an, cook
cochull
nm. g.v. -uill; pl. -uill, husk, hood
codach
See cuid
co-dhi¨bh
phr. nevertheless, at any rate, whatever, whichever, whether
cog
va. fight, carry on war
cogadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, war, warfare, fighting
cogais
nf. pl.+ean, conscience
cogull
nm. g.v. -uill, tares, cockle
coibhneil
a. kind, mild, lenient
cˇig
num. five; also c¨ig
cˇignear
and c¨ignear nm. and f.g. -eir, five persons collectively
coigreach
nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ich, stranger, foreigner
coileach
nm. g.v. -ich; pl. -ich, cock
coileach-dubh
nm. g. coilich-dhuibh; pl. coilich-dhubha, black cock
coileach-frangach
nm. g. coilich-fhrangaich; pl. coilich-fhrangach, turkey cock
coileach-fraoich
nm. g. coilich-fhraoich; pl. coilich-fhraoich, moor cock, grouse cock
coileach-gaoithe
nm. g. coilich-ghaoithe; pl. coilich-ghaoithe, weather cock
coille
nf. pl. coilltean, wood, grove, forest
Coille-chreathnaich
pnf. Killiecrankie
coilltean
See coille
coimeas
va. coimeas, compare, liken
coimeas
nm. g.v. -eis; pl.+an, comparison
coimheach
a. foreign, strange
coimhead
nm. g. -id, looking, watching, observing
coimheadachd
nf.ind. attending, convoying
coimhearsnach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, neighbour
coimhearsnachd
nf.ind. neighbourhood
coimhlion
a. perfect, complete, as many as
coimhlionta
a. complete, mature, fulfilled, come to man's estate
coimhthional
See comh-thional
coin
See
coinean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, rabbit
coingeis
a. indifferent about, independent
coingheall
nm. g.v. -ill; pl. -ill, loan
coinne
nf. pl. -idhean, meeting, assemblage
cˇinneach
nf. g.v. -ich, moss, fog
coinneal
nf. g. coinnle; d. coinneil; pl. coinnlean, candle
coinneamh
in the phr. : mu choinneamh, before, or in front of : mu choinneamh an doruis, opposite the door : 'na choinneamh, against him, to meet him
coinnich
va. meet, encounter
coinnlear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, candlestick
c˛ir
a. decent, honest, just, civil
c˛ir
for : comhair, nf. vicinity, contiguity
c˛ir
nf. g. c˛rach; pl. c˛raichean, right, justice, claim, title : is c˛ir dhuit, bu ch˛ir dhuit, you ought
coirbeachd
nf.ind. dourness, perverseness, crossness
coirbte
a. corrupt, perverse, wicked
coirce
nm. g. corca, oats, corn
coire
nm. pl.+achan, pot, cauldron, kettle; corrie
coire
nf. pl.+annan, fault, blame, guilt, harm
coireiginn
in the phrase : air choireiginn, of some kind, some
coirich
va. blame, reprove, reprimand
c˛irneal
nm. g.v. -ileir; pl. -ilearan, an army colonel
cois
See cas
coiseachd
nf.ind. walking
coisich
va. -eachd, walk, travel on foot
coisiche
nm. pl.+an, walker, pedestrian
coisinn
va. cosnadh, win, earn, gain
coitcheann
a. common, public, general
coitich
va. coax, press one to take something, urge
colann
nf. g.d. -ainn; pl.+an, body, trunk of the body
colbh
nm. g.v. cuilbh; pl. cuilbh, column, pillar, plant stalk
colg
nm. g.v. cuilg; pl. cuilg, wrath, rage, fierce look, prickle, awn, bristling
colgail
a. with bristles up, martial
colgarra
a. wild, menacing
coltach
a. like, probable : coltach ri, like to : car coltach ri, somewhat like
coltaich
va. compare, liken
coltas
nm. g.v. -ais; pl. -ais, likeness, likelihood, appearance, resemblance
com
nm. g.v. cuim; pl. cuim, body, cavity of the chest, trunk of the body
coma
a. indifferent, regardless : coma-co-dhi¨bh, indifferent as to which, all the same to, careless as to which of them, nevertheless
comain
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, obligation : 'nad chomain, under obligation to you, in your reverence
coma leat
phr. never mind, pay no heed to
comas
nm. g.v. -ais, power, ability, authority
comasach
a. able, capable
comhachag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, owl
comhair
nf.ind. direction, tendency : fa chomhair an s¨l, before their eyes : an comhair a chinn, headlong : an comhair a ch¨il, backwards
comhairle
nf. pl.+an, advice, counsel
comhairleach
nm. g.v. -ich; pl.-ichean, counsellor, councillor
comhairlich
va. advise, counsel
comh-aontaich
vn. acquiesce, agree
comharradh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, sign, token, mark
comharraich
va. mark, point out, distinguish
comharraichte
a. notable, remarkable, marked
comhart
nm. g.v. -airt; pl.+an, dog's bark
comhartaich
nf. barking of a dog
c˛mhdach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aichean, covering, clothing, dress
c˛mhdaich
va. cover, clothe, dress
c˛mhdhail
nf. g. -alach; pl.+ean, meeting, interview
comh-dh¨in
va. -dh¨nadh, conclude, bring to an end
comh-dh¨nadh
v.n. g. -aidh, conclusion, end
comh-fhoghar
nm. g.v. -air; pl. -airean, consonant
comh-fhreagair
vn.+t and -radh, correspond, suit, agree
comhfhurtachd
nf.ind. comfort, consolation
c˛mhla
a. together, in company : c˛mhla ri, along with
c˛mhlaich
va. meet, intercept, oppose
c˛mhnadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, help, aid
c˛mhnard
a. level, even, plain
c˛mhnuidh
nf. pl.+ean, dwelling, habitation : an c˛mhnuidh, habitually : a ch˛mhnuidh, dwelling
c˛mhradh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, conversation, dialogue
c˛mhrag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, battle, combat, fight
c˛mhraig
va. c˛mhrag, fight, combat
comh-shamhluich
va. compare together
comh-sheas
vn. -amh, consist in
comh-thional
nm. g.v. -ail; pl.+an, assembly, congregation
companach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, companion, associate
comunn
nm. g.v. -uinn; pl. -uinn, company, a society, fellowship, intercourse
con
See
c˛nlach
nf. g.d. -aich, straw, fodder, hay, stubble
connadh
nm. g.v. -aidh, firewood, fuel
c˛nsaich
va. contend, dispute
c˛nspaid
nf. pl.+ean, dispute, strife
cop
nm. g.v. coip, foam, froth, spume
copag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, dockweed
copan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, cup
copar
nm. g.v. -air, copper
cor
nm. g. coir, condition, state, situation : air chor 'sam bith, on any condition
corc
nf. g. cuirce; d. cuirc; pl.+an, knife, whittle
c˛rd
vn. agree
C˛rdag
pnf. g.d. -aig, meaning `agreeable one'
c˛rn
nm. g.v. c¨irn; pl. c¨irn, drinking horn
corp
nm. g.v. cuirp; pl. cuirp, body, corpse
corporra
a. bodily, corporeal
corr
nf. g.+a; pl.+an, heron, crane
c˛rr
nf.ind. overplus, excess, odds : a' ch˛rr, the rest, remainder
c˛rr
a. odd, eminent, extraordinary; corra, when prefixed : corra h-aon, an odd one : c˛rr uair, at odd times
corra-biod
nm. attitude of readiness to start
corrach
a. steep, precipitous
corrag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, finger
corra-ghriothach
nf. g.d. -aich, pl. corran-griothach, heron, crane
corran
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, reaping hook, sickle
corruich
nf. anger, rage, wrath, ire
c˛rsa
nm. pl.+chan, coast, shore
cos
See cas
c˛s
nm. g.v. c˛is; pl.+an, hollow, recess
cosd
va. cosd, spend, waste
cosdas
nm. g.v. -ais, expense, cost
coslach
a. like, resembling
coslas
nm. g.v. -ais; likeness
cosmhuil
a. like, resembling
cosnadh
See coisinn
cosnar
See coisinn
c˛ta
nm. pl.+ichean, coat
cothaich
va. win, earn, contend, strive
cothrom
nm. g.v. -uim; pl.+an, opportunity, fairplay, justice, equipoise
cothromach
a. fair, just, equitable, level
crÓbhach
a. pious, religious
crÓbhadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; devotion, piety, religion
crÓdh
nm. g. crÓidh, pain, anguish, torment
crÓdh
va. torment, pain, vex, harass
craiceann
nm. g.v. -inn; pl. craicnean, skin
crÓidhteach
a. tortured, miserable, grievous, afflicted, causing pain
crÓidhteachd
nf.ind. distress of mind or body, vexation, misery
crÓmhan
nm. g.v. -ain, constant scolding or grumbling, bickering
crann
nm. g.v. croinn; pl. croinn, tall tree, mast, plough, doorbolt
crann
va. bolt, bar, adjust doorbolt
crannag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, pulpit, perch
crann-athair
nm. plough (constellation); inflected on the first element
crannchur
nm. g.v. -uir; pl.+an, lot, fortune, casting lots
craobh
nf. g. craoibhe; d. craoibh; pl.+an, tree
Craobh
in : A' Chraobh pnf. Crieff
craobhadh
nm. streaming
craobh-sgÓileadh
nm. shade imparted by trees
craoibhe
See craobh
craos
nm. g.v. craois; pl.+an, gaping mouth, maw
crath
va. shake, wave, brandish
crŔ
nf.ind. clay
creach
va. harry, rob, plunder
creach
nf. g. creiche; d. creich; pl.+an, plunder, pillage
creachadair
nm. pl.+ean, robber, plunderer
creachann
nm. g.v. -ainn, summit of a rock, hard rocky surface
creadha
nf. clay. See crŔ
creag
nf. g. creige; d. creig; pl.+an, rock, crag
Creag-bhÓrnaid
pnf. Craigbarnet; inflected on first element
creathach
nf. g.d. -aich, brushwood for fuel
creid
vn. creidsinn, believe
creideamh
nm. g.v. -imh; pl.+an, religious belief
creideas
nm. g.v. -eis, credit, good repute
creideasach
a. trustworthy, credible
creidsinn
nm. believing
creig
See creag
creuchd
nf. g.+a; pl.+an, wound, a sore
creud
nf. g.+a; d. crÚid; pl.+an, creed
creutair
nm. pl.+ean, creature, being
criathair
va. -radh, sift
criathar
nm. g.v. -air; pl. -ran, sieve, riddle
criathraidh
See criathair
crých
See crýoch
cridhe
nm. pl.+achan, heart
cridheil
a. -ala, hearty
crýoch
nf. g. crýche; d. crých; pl.+an, end, close, limit, boundary
crýochnaich
va. bring to an end, or close
criom
va. pick, bite, nip
criomadh
v.n. picking, nibbling, biting
criomag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, bit, piece
crioman
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, bit, piece
crýon
a. crýne, little, withered, shrivelled, mean
crýonach
nf. g.d. -aich, brushwood, withered branches
crios
nm. g.+a; pl.+an, belt, girth, girdle
Crýosd
and Crýosda pnm. Christ
Crýosdaidh
nm. pl.+ean, a Christian
criothnaich
va. shake, tremble
crith
vn. crith, shake, tremble, quiver : air chrith, trembling, shaking, quivering
cr˛
nm. g. cr˛tha; pl. cr˛ithean, fold, eye of a needle
cr˛th
va. confine in a fold or pen, gather in
croch
va. hang, suspend
crochan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, pot hook
crodh
nm. g.v. cruidh, cattle
cr˛g
nf. g. cr˛ige; d. cr˛ig; pl.+an, clumsy hand, fist, paw
crog
nm. g. -a; v. chroig; pl.+achan, a jar, crock
crogan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, dim. of crog
cr˛ic-cheann
nm. an antlered head; inflected on the second element
croich
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, gallows, gibbet
crois
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, cross, misfortune
croit
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, croft, hump
croitear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, crofter
crom
a. cruime, arched, bent, crooked, curved, bowed
crom
va. bend, stoop, bow
cromadh an speur
phr. vault of the sky
cromag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, a crook, any little crooked thing
croman
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, kite
crom-bhileach
a. having a bent bill; inflected on second element
cron
nm. g.v. croin, harm, mischief, evil, fault, defect, blame, imputation
cronaich
va. rebuke, reprove, blame
cronail
a. harmful, hurtful, pernicious
cr˛nan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, croon, purling sound, hum
crosda
a. cross, fretful, peevish, ill-natured
crotal
nm. g.v. -ail; lichen called cudbear
cruach
nf. g. cruaiche; d. cruaich; pl.+an, a heap, pile, stack
cruach
va. heap, build into stacks
Cruachan Beann
pnm. Ben Cruachan
cruadal
nm. g.v. -ail; pl. -ail, hardihood, hardship
cruadalach
a. hardy, enduring, brave
cruadhaich
va. harden, parch, kiln-dry
cruaiche
See cruach
cruaidh
nf. g. cruadhach, steel
cruaidh
a. hard, difficult, severe
cruaidh-chÓs
nm. g.v. -chÓis; pl.+an, predicament, peril, adversity
cruathas
and cruas nm. g.v. -ais, hardness, rigour, hardihood
cr¨b
va. sit, squat, crouch
cr¨bach
a. lame, cripple
cr¨ban
nm. g. -ain, crouching attitude : 'na chr¨ban, crouching
crubh
nm. g. -a; pl. -an, horse's hoof
cr¨dh
va. shoe as a horse
crudha
and crubha nm. g. cruidhe; pl. cr¨idhean, horse's shoe
cruimh
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, worm
cruimheag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, small worm
cruimh-shionnachain
nf. glowworm; inflected on first element
cruinn
a. round, spherical, globular, succinct, assembled
cruinne
nm.ind. the globe, world
cruinneag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, trig, tight lassie
cruinnich
va. gather, assemble, collect, convene
cruinn-leum
nm. pl.+annan, standing jump, bound
cr¨isgean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, lamp, cruizie, jug
cruit
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, crowd or harp
cruitear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, crowder or harper
cruitheachd
nf.ind. form, conformation; the creation, universe
cruithear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, creator
cr¨n
nm. g.v. cr¨in; pl. cr¨intean, crown, five shilling piece
cr¨n
va. crown
cruth
nm. g. -a; v. chruith; pl.+an, form, shape, figure
cruthachadh
v.n. creating, creation
cruthaich
va. create
nm. g. coin; d. c¨; v. choin; pl. coin; g.pl. con, dog
cuach
nf. g. cuaiche; d. cuaich; pl.+an, quaich, cog, dish, bowl, drinking cup, hollow part of bird's nest
cuagach
a. awkwardly bent, having unshapely curves, mis-shapen
cuaille
nm. pl.+achan, cudgel, club, baton
cuain
See cuan
cuairt
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, circuit, tour, trip, whirl, eddy : cuir mu'n cuairt, turn round about
cuairteag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, whirlpool
cuairtear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, traveller, tourist, visitant
cuairtich
va. surround, encompass, make a circuit
cual
nf. g.d. cuail; pl. cuailtean, burden, faggot
cuala
vn.irr. heard : an cuala tu, heard you? : cha chuala mi, I have not heard
cuan
nm. g.v. cuain; pl. cuaintean, ocean
cuaran
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, brogue of untanned hide
cuartachadh
v.n. surrounding, encompassing
cuartaich
va. surround, compass
c¨badh
nm. bending, crouching, shrinking for fear; coop
cubhaidh
a. decent, fit, meet, seemly
c¨bhraidh
a. fragrant, sweet smelling. Better c¨mhraidh
cudtrom
nm. g.v. -uim; pl. -uim, weight, heaviness, burden
cudtromach
a. heavy, important
c¨-dubh
nm. otter; inflected on both elements
cuibheall
nf. g. cuibhle; d. cuibhill; pl. cuibhleachan, a wheel; nom. often cuibhle
cuibheas
nm. g. -eis, enough, a sufficiency
cuibhill
va. wheel
cuibhle
See cuibheall
cuibhlich
va. wheel, turn round
cuibhne
nf. pl. -ichean, deer's antler
cuibhreach
nf. g.d. -ich; pl. -ichean, bond, chain, trammel


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