MacFarlane's Dictionary - Section 7

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goil
va. goil, boil
goil
nf. boiling : air ghoil, boiling, at the boiling point
goile
nf. pl.+an or +achan, stomach, appetite
goireas
nm. g.v. -eis; pl. -eis, convenience, tools, apparatus
goirid
a. giorra, short; n. short time : bho chionn ghoirid, a short time ago
goirt
a. sore, sour, painful, salt
goirtean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, little field of corn; patch of arable land
goirteas
nm. g.v. -eis, soreness, painfulness
goirtich
va. and vn. hurt, pain, cause pain; make sour, become sour
gon
va. wound, blast, annoy; bewitch
grach
a. foolish, silly, unwise, thoughtless
gorm
a. blue, green
gorrac
nm. g.v. -aic, croak
gorracail
nf. croaking
gorsaid
nf. pl.+ean, gorget
gorta
nf. famine
grab
va. interrupt, hinder, stop, prevent, impede
grabadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, interruption, hindering, impediment, stopping
grabh
va. engrave
grcan
nm. g. -ain, querulous noise of hens
grad
a. quick, sudden, hasty, irascible
gradag
nf. g. -aig; pl.+an, jiffy, short interval of time
grdh
nm. g.v. gridh, love, affection, beloved, beloved object
grdhach
a. lovely, lovable
grdhaich
va. love
grin
nf. g.+e, disgust, abhorrence
graing
nf. g.+e, loathing, disgust; frown, grimace
grinne
nm. pl.+achan, a grain, small quantity
gramaich
va. hold fast, take hold of, cling to
gramail
a. strong, vigorous, having power to resist
gramasag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, bite, anything to chew
grnda
a. grinde, ugly, ill-favoured
grs
nm. g.v. -is, pl.+an, grace, favour
grsmhor
a. gracious, propitious
greadhnach
a. festive, pompous, joyful
greann
nm. g.+a, grim, surly look; bristling of hair as on an enraged dog
greannmhor
a. comely, sweet, agreeable, as applied to females
greas
va. and vn. +ad, hasten, urge, incite to speed : greas ort, hurry up, be smart, be quick
gridh
va. prepare or dress victuals
greim
nm. g. grama; pl. gramannan, a hold, bite, stitch in sewing, a bite with the teeth : greim bdh, `a bite of food'
greim-bis
nm. death-grip; inflected on the first element
grin grine
See grian
greis
nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, a while : car greis, for a time, for a while : an ceann greis, after a while
gris
nf. g.+e, needle work : obair gris, embroidery work
Greumach
pnm. g.v. pl. -aich, a Graham; a. of or belonging to the Grahams
greusaich
nm. pl.+ean, shoemaker
grian
nf. g. grine; d. grin; pl.+an, sun : a' ghrian, the sun
grianach
a. sunny
grinn
a. beautiful, shapely, neat, pretty
grinneas
nm. g.v. -eis, neatness, beauty, elegance
grinneal
nm. g.v. -eil, bottom of the sea, river or well; gravel
Griogair
pnm. Gregor
Griogarach
pnm. g.v., pl. -aich, a MacGregor; a. of or belonging to the Clan Gregor
grogag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, bead, pebble
grioglachan
nm. g.v. -ain, The Pleiades (constellation)
gros
va. entreat, abet, encourage, beseech, solicit, pray
grosach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, burning embers
grosadh
v.n. beseeching, praying, abetting
grod
a. rotten, putrid
griseid
nf. pl.+ean, gooseberry (L.Sc. groset)
gruag
nf. g. gruaige; d. gruaig; pl.+an, hair of the head, wig
gruagach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, young woman
gruaidh
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, a cheek
gruaim
nf. g.+e, gloom, surly look, sullenness, melancholy
gruamach
a. gloomy, surly, sad
grunnaich
va. touch the bottom, sound the depth
gruth
nm. g.v. gruith, curds
grthan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, liver
gu
prep. to
gu
before adj. with the force of -ly in Eng. : gu grad, quickly
Guaigean
pnm. g.v. -ein, meaning `little whimsical fellow'
guaillean
See guala
gual
nm. g.v. guail, coal
guala
nf. g.d.+inn; pl. guaillean, shoulder
guanach
a. giddy, lighthearted
Guanag
pnf. g.d. -aig, a dog's name, meaning `little coquettish one'
gucag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, bud, bubble, globule, bell
gudaboc
nm. g.v. -buic, for budagoc, one of the several names for `snipe'
gu d
for : ciod
guib
See gob
guidh
va. and vn. pray, beseech, entreat, wish earnestly
guidhe
nm. pl.+achan, prayer, entreaty, wish, imprecation
guil
va. gul, weep, lament
guileag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, warble, swan's dying note
guin
va. wound, pierce, sting
guineach
a. sharp-pointed, keen, bitterly malicious
guir
va. and vn. gur, lie upon eggs, breed, fester
guirean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, pimple, pustule
guirme
a. bluer; nf. blueness
gul
nm. g. guil, weeping, lamenting
gu'm
= that, in order that; precedes v. beginning in p,b,f,m
gu'n
= that, in order that; precedes vs. other than those beginning in p,b,f,m
gun
prep. without, followed by asp.con., t,d,s excepted
gn
nm. g.v. gin; pl. gintean, gown
gunna
nm. pl.+ichean or +chan, gun, cannon
gunnair
nm. pl.+ean, gunner
gur
nm. g.v. guir; pl. guir, brood of birds, festering, hatching
gur
that, precedes n. and adj. beginning in con.
gur h-
that, precedes n. and adj. beginning with vow.
gus
until, to, preceding an, the art. of the n., and the verbal part : gus an till mi, until I come back
guth
nm. g. -a, v. ghuith; pl.+annan, voice, word, syllable

H

h-
is used for the most part to obviate hiatus between vowels; otherwise it is a remnant of a decayed consonant whose aspirated sound is h

I

i
pron. she, her, it feminine
iad
pron. they, them
iadh
va. encompass, hover
iadhadh
v.n. surrounding, hovering around
Iain
pnm. John
iall
nf. g. ille; d. ill; pl.+an, leathern thong, string (L.Sc. whang)
ialtag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, bat (bird)
iar
nf.ind. the west
iar
prep.pron. now lost in `air'. See air = after
iarann
nm. g.v. -ainn; pl.+an, iron, an iron tool of any kind
iarla
nm. pl.+n, earl
iarmad
nm. g.v. -aid; pl.+an, offspring, posterity, remnant, relics
iarnaich
va. smooth with an iron
iarr
va.+aidh, ask, request, seek, search : dh'iarradh, was asked, would ask
iarraidh
nm. request, seeking, searching
iarrtas
nm. g.v. -ais; pl.+an, a request, petition
iasad
nf. g.v. -aid; pl.+an, a loan, the thing lent or borrowed
iasg
nm. g.v. isg; pl. isg and +an, fish, a fish
iasgach
nm. g.v. -aich, fishing, the act or art of fishing
iasgaich
va. -ach, fish
iasgair
nm. pl.+ean, fisher
idir
at all
ifrinn
nf. pl.+ean, hell
'ille
See gille
m
nm. g.+e, butter
imcheist
nf. pl.+ean, doubt, anxiety, perplexity, distraction
imeachd
nf.ind. walking, departing, journeying, going, proceeding
imich
va. -eachd, go, depart
imleag
See iomlag
imlich
va. imlich, lick
impis
nf. imminence, in the phr. : an impis, about to, like to; better : imis
imrich
va. imrich, carry, bear, flit
imrich
nf. pl.+ean, flitting, removal, change of residence
inbhe
nf. pl.+an, dignity, rank, quality, station, position : tha e air teachd gu inbhe, he is come of age
inbhir
nf. pl.+ean, confluence of waters, mouth of a river; common in place names. See ionbhar
inghean
nf. g. -inne and nghne; d. -in or -inn; pl. nghnean, daughter, young woman; commonly nighean
inghinne
See inghean and nighean
inisg
nf. pl.+ean, reproach, bad name
inneal
nm. g.v. -eil; pl.+an, instrument
innean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, anvil
innear
nf. g.+ach; d. -eir; pl. innearan, dung, manure
innich
and inich a. neat, tidy, lovely, handy
innis
va. -seadh, tell, relate, report, declare
innis
nf. g. nnse; pl. nnsean, island, grazing field
nnleachdach
a. ingenious, inventive, cunning
nnleachd
nf. pl.+an, device, contrivance, invention, machine, mechanism
nnse
See innis
nnseadh
v.n. telling : dh'nnseadh, to tell
innte
prep.pron. in her
inntinn
nf. pl.+ean, mind, purpose, intention
iob
nm. g.+a; pl.+an, lump of dough; also uibe
oc
va. pay, render, remedy, heal, cure
iochd
nf. clemency, humanity, mercy, kindness
ochdar
nm. g.v. -air; pl.+an, the bottom : dol an ochdar, going under
ochdaran
nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain, a subject, an inferior, underling
iochdmhorachd
nf.ind. compassion, mercy
iodhal-aoraidh
nm. heathen god, image, idol; inflected on the first element : iodhal-aoradh, idolatry
iolach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aichean, shout or cry, in exultation
iolair
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, eagle
iolard
nm. g.v. -aird, loud crying or shouting
iollagach
a. frolicsome, gay
iomadh
a. many, much : iomadh uair, many a time
iomagain
nm. pl.+ean, anxiety, solicitude
iomain
va. iomain, drive, urge; v.n. and nf. g.+e, driving, urging, as cattle, or a ball in play
iomair
va.+t, row, wield
iomairt
nm. pl.+ean, contest, conflict, playing, exercise, employing
iomall
nm. g.v. -aill; pl.+an, border, extremity, limit
iomallach
a. remote, uttermost
iomchuidh
a. proper, fit, meet, suitable, expedient
omhaigh
nf. pl.+ean, image, a likeness
Iomhair
pnm. Ivor
iomlag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, navel; also imleag
iomlaid
nf. pl.+ean, an exchange, barter, exchanging
iomlaid
va. iomlaid, exchange, change
iomlan
a. complete, perfect, sound
iompaich
va. turn, convert
iomradh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, fame, report, mention, word, reporting, mentioning
iomraideach
a. famous, celebrated
iomrall
nm. g.v. -aill; pl.+an, an error, wandering, straying : air iomrall, astray
iomram
nm. g.v. -aim, rowing
ion
a. fit, fitting; used as a pref. as : ion-dheanta, feasible
ionad
nm. g.v. -aid; pl.+an, place, room, locality
ionaltair
va. -radh, pasture, feed, graze
ionann
a. equal, alike, the same
ionbhar
See inbhir, which is the old literary form of the word, but does not accord with the general pronunciation as ionbhar does
Ionbhar-ir
pnm. Ayr town. Inflected on the first element
Ionbhar-lchaidh
pnm. Inverlochy. Inflected on the first element
Ionbhar-loch-lirig
pnm. Inverlochlarig. Inflected on the first element
Ionbhar-snid
pnm. Inversnaid. Inflected on the first element
ionga
nf. g. ngne; pl. ngnean, nail of finger, claw, talon, hoof
iongantach
a. wonderful, strange, surprising
iongantas
nm. g.v. -ais; pl.+an, a wonder, miracle, surprise
onghnadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, astonishment, wonder
ionmhas
nf. g.d. -ais; pl.+an, treasure, riches
ionmhuinn
a. annsa, dear, beloved
ionnas gu
insomuch that, so that
ionndrainn
vn. miss, long for
ionnsaich
va. and vn. learn, teach
ionnsuidh
nf. pl.+ean, attempt, approach, assault : dh' ionnsuidh, towards, to : do d' ionnsuidh, to you
ionracan
nm. g.v. -ain, pl. -ain and +an, upright man, honest man, just man
ionraic
a. righteous, just
iorghaill
nf. pl.+ean, uproar, brawl
iorram
nm. g.v. -aim; pl.+an, rowing song
Iosa Crosd
pnm. Jesus Christ
osal
a. sle, low, humble, abject; also : seal
otadh
nm. g.v. -aidh, thirst
Irbhinn
pnf. Irvine
re
nf.ind. degree of growth, progress, condition
irislich
va. humble, humiliate
is
conj. and
is
it is, is, are
sbean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, sausage
ise
emph.pron. she, her
isean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, chicken, young of birds and small quadrupeds
sle
a. lower, lowest; nf. lowness
slich
va. and vn. lower, bring low, humble, subside, become low
isneach
nf. g.d. -ich; pl. -ichean, fowling piece, gun
ite
nf. pl.+an, feather, quill, fin of a fish
iteag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, a little feather
itealaich
nf. flying
itealaich
va. fly in the air, flutter
ith
va. eat
iubhar
nm. g.v. -air; pl.+an, the yew
iuchair
nf. g. -rach; pl. -raichean, key
il
nm. g.v. iil; pl. iilean, guidance, leader, guide
inais
nf. want : as inais, without, wanting

L

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


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