MacFarlane's Dictionary - Section 9

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mr
a. motha and m, big, large, great, important, tall, of high rank, lofty, spacious; familiar; esteemed : cha mhr nach do thuit mi, I almost fell : tha iad mr aig a chile, they are great friends (L.Sc. they are great wi' ither) : tha e mr as fin, he is self-important
mrachd
nf.ind. greatness, majesty, dignity
Mrag
pnf. g.d. -aig. See Mr
mrail
a. majestic, high-class
morair
nm. pl.+ean, old personal title rendered in Eng. `lord'
mralach
a. honourable
mralachd
nf.ind. greatness, majesty, honour
mran
nm. g.v. -ain, much, many, great quantity, great number
mrchuis
nf. pride, splendour; ambition
morghath
nm. g.+a; v. -aith; pl.+an, fishing spear
mort
nm. g.v. moirt; pl. moirt, murder, murdering, slaying; also murt
mort
va. mort and +adh, murder, slay
mortair
nm. pl.+ean, murderer
mr-thir
nf. pl.+ean, mainland, continent
mosach
a. nasty, filthy, sordid, mean
mosgail
va. and vn. -ladh, waken, rouse; awake, rise from sleep
mosgain
nm. rottenness, mustiness
motha
a. larger, greater; also, m
mothaich
va. perceive, observe, feel, know, take notice
mu
prep. about, around; of, concerning, on account of, for : mu'n cuairt, about, round about : mu thimcheall, about, around, concerning : mu choinneamh, opposite
muc
nf. g. muice; d. muic; pl.+an, sow, pig
mucag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, the fruit of the dog rose (L.Sc. hip)
mch
va. quench, extinguish, suffocate, squeeze together
mdan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, covering for a gun
mugharn
nf. g. -airne; d. -airn; pl. -airnean, ankle
muicfheoil
nf. g. -fheola, pork
muidhe
nm. pl.+an or +achan, a churn; also, crannachan
mig
nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, cloudiness, surliness, gloom, frown
muigh
n. out, outside; used with v. of rest. See mach
muileann
nm. g.v. -inn; pl.+an, mill
muilichinn
See muinichill
muillean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, million
muillear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, miller
muiltfheoil
nf. g. -fheola, mutton
muime
nf. pl.+achan, nurse, stepmother
muin
va. teach, instruct
muin
nf.ind. back, back part of the neck and region immediately below same : air a mhuin, on his back, on top of him
min
va. mn, micturate
muineal
nm. g.v. -eil; pl. -eilean, neck of human being
muing
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, horse's mane
muinichill
nm. pl.+ean, sleeve; also, muilichinn
muinighinn
nf. pl.+ean, confidence, trust, hope; dependence
muinntir
nf. g. -reach, folks, people, household; relations, friends
muir
nf. g. mara; pl. marannan, sea, ocean
muirichinn
nf. children, family; burden, care
mirn
nf. g.+e, affectionate joy, tenderness
mul
nm. g.v. muil; pl.+an, conical heap, mound
mul
See mol, shingly beach
mul
nm. g.v. muil; pl.+an, axle, axle-tree
mulachag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, a cheese
mulad
nm. g.v. -aid; pl.+an, melancholy, sadness
muladach
a. melancholy, sad
mulan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, small stook of hay or corn
mullach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aichean, top, summit, upper end
mult
nm. g.v. muilt; pl. muilt, wether. Better molt
mu'm
before that, ere; precedes v. beginning with p,b,f,m
mu'n
before that, ere; precedes v. beginning with vow. and con. other than p,b,f,m : mu'n robh iad ridh, before they were ready
mu'n gann
before - hardly : mu'n gann a bha iad ridh, almost before they were ready
mur
if not, except, unless
mrlag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, fishing basket
murrach
a. able, capable
Murrachan
pnm. g.v. -ain, meaning `little capable one'
murt
See mort
murtair
See mortair
mus an mus am
before that, lest, ere, for mu'n, mu'm
musg
nf. g.d. muisg; pl.+an, musket
msg
nm. g.v. misg; pl.+an, rheum of the eyes
musgan
nm. g.v. -ain, dry rot in wood
mth
va. change, alter
mthadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, changing, altering, difference, alternative
mghadh
nm. g.v. -aidh, destruction : dol am mghadh, going to destruction

N

'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

O

O!
exclamation with the force of Eng. O! Oh! Alas!
o
prep. a form of : bho, from, since, from that time, because, seeing that, for
ob
va. and vn. refuse, reject, avoid; fail, give in or over
b
nm. g.+a; v. ib; pl.+an, bay, creek, harbour
obair
nf. g. oibre; pl. oibrichean, work, labour
ban
nm. g. -ain; pl.+an, little bay or creek; an t-Oban, Oban
obann
a. sudden, unexpected
bh, bh!
interj. expressing wonder or derision
ocar
nm. g.v. -air, interest on money
och!
interj. expressing annoyance or trouble
ochd
num. eight
ochdnar
nm. and f. g.v. -air, eight persons
ochin!
interj. expressing sorrow; accented on second syllable
odhar
a. dun, dun-coloured, sallow
g
a. g.v. ig; pl. ig and +an, young : an t-g, the young man
gan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, a youth, sapling
ganach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, a youth
ogha
nm. pl.+chan, grand-child of either sex
glach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, young man, man-servant
oibrich
va. work, operate, labour; work to a consistency, mix; ferment
oibriche
nm. pl.+an, worker, workman, labourer
oide
nm. pl.+an and -achan, foster-father, step-father
oidhche
nf. pl.+annan, night
oidhirp
nf. pl.+ean, effort, attempt, endeavour, undertaking
ifig
nf. pl.+ean, office
ige
nf.ind. season of youth, youth-time
igear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, young man
igh
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, virgin, maiden
Oigh Muire
pnf. : An Oigh Muire, The Virgin Mary
oighre
nm. pl.+achan, heir
oighreachd
nf. pl.+an, heirship, inheritance, land-estate
igridh
nf. young folks, collectively
oil
va. rear, educate
oil
nf.ind. vexation, pain, grief : is oil leam, it is an offence to me : ge b' oil leis, in spite of him
oilbheum
nm. g.v. -eim; pl.+an, offence, reproach
oilean
nm. g.v. -ein, education, training, instruction, nurture
oileanach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, student, scholar
oillt
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, terror, dread, horror
oillteil
a. hideous, horrific, dreadful, disgusting
oil-thigh
nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, school, seminary, college
oir
for, because that
oir
nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, edge, lip, border
oirbh
prep.pron. on you, pl.
irdheirc
a. famous, illustrious, noble, excellent, honourable, glorious
irleach
nf. g.d. -ich; pl. -ich, inch
oirnn
prep.pron. on us
oirre
prep.pron. on her, on it, fem.
oisinn
nm. pl. -nean, corner
oisinneach
a. having corners, angles, or nooks
oiteag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, breeze of wind, light blast
l
va. l, drink
l
nm. g.v. il, drinking, habit of drinking intoxicating liquors, drunkenness
ola
nf. g. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, oil, ointment
olann
nf. g.d. -ainn, wool
olc
nm. g.v. uilc; pl. uilc, evil, mischief, wickedness
olc
a. miosa, evil, bad, wicked
ollamh
nm. g.v. -aimh; pl.+an, learned man, doctor
onoir
nf. pl.+ean, honour, respect, dignity
onorach
a. honourable, honest, distinguished, famed
r
nm. g.v. ir, gold
r
va. gild
raid
nf. pl.+ean, speech, oration
ran
for : amhran, nm. g.v. -ain; pl. -ain and +an, a song
ranaiche
nm. pl.+an, singer, songster
rd
nm. g.v. ird; pl. ird, hammer
rdag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, thumb, big toe
rdugh
nm. g.v. -uigh; pl. -uighean, an order, decree, command, arrangement, array; an ordinance, observance, rite : rdugh cath, battle array
rduich
va. order, ordain, decree, command, arrange, assign
orm
prep.pron. on me
orra
prep.pron. on them
ort
prep.pron. on you, s.
os
above, over, in the phrs. : os cionn, overhead : os ird, publicly, loudly, openly : os osal, privately, secretly : os brr, besides, moreover
osadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, desisting, cessation, truce
osag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, blast, breeze
osan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, a hose, stocking
sda
in : tigh-sda, an inn
sdair
nm. pl.+ean, innkeeper
osnadh
nf. g.d. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, groan, sigh, sob
osnaich
nf. pl.+ean, sighing, groaning; sighs, groans
ospag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, gasp, sob, sigh, pang
othail
nf. hurry, confusion, hubbub
othar
nm. g.v. -air; pl.+an, ulcer, abscess
trach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aichean, dung-hill; dung, filth

P

padhadh
nm. g.v. -aidh, thirst
Pdruig
pnm. Patrick; also Pdhruig, Para
paidhir
nf. g. -reach; pl. -richean, a pair, couple, brace
pigh
va. pay, remunerate
pigheadh
nm. g.v. -idh, pay, paying, payment
pailleart
nm. g.v. -eirt; pl.+an, a box on the ear, blow with the palm of the hand
pilliun
nm. g.v. -iuin; pl.+an, pavilion, tent
pailte
a. plentiful, abundant
pailteas
nm. g.v. -eis, plenty, abundance
paipear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, paper
pirc
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, park
pirt
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, part, share, portion
pirtich
va. share, divide, impart, bestow
pisde
nm. pl.+an, child
paisg
va. pasgadh, wrap, fold in, roll together
pait
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, a hump
Pl
pnm. g.v. Phil, Paul; also Pl
plais
nf. pl.+ean, palace
pp
nm. g.+a; v. phip; pl.+an, pope : am Pp, the Pope
Ppanach
pnm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, a papist; a. papist
Para
See Pdruig
prant
nm. pl.+an, parent
Prlamaid
nf. pl.+ean, Parliament
pathadh
See padhadh
peabar
nm. g. -rach; v. -air; pl. -raichean, pepper
peabraich
va. season with pepper
peacach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, sinner
peacadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, sin, a sin
peacaich
va. sin, transgress, offend
Peairt
pnf. Perth. Better Peirt
peallach
a. shaggy, matted
peallagach
a. shaggy, matted
peanas
nm. g.v. -ais; pl.+an, punishment, penance
peann
nm. g.v. pinn; pl.+tan, pen
pearsa
nm. pl.+chan, person, anyone, bodily form
pears-eaglais
nm. an ecclesiastic, clergyman
peasair
nf. g. -rach; pl. -raichean, pease
peasanachd
nf.ind. impertinence, impudence
peighinn
nf. pl.+ean, penny
Peigi
pnf. Peggy, pet form of Margaret
peilear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, ball or bullet
peilistear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, quoit, flat stone
peilleart
See pailleart
pin
nf. g.+e; pl.+tean, pain, torment. See pian
peirceall
nm. g.v. -ill; pl. -clean, jaw, jawbone
peiteag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, waistcoat, short jacket
peucag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, pea-hen
peur
nf. g. pire; d. pir; pl.+an, pear
peurdag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, partridge
pian
nf. g.d. pin; pl.+tan, pain
pian
va. cause pain, torment
pig
nm. pl.+ean, peak (nautical term)
pigeadh
nm. g.v. -idh; pl. -idhean, earthen jar
pill
va. turn, cause to turn
pinnt
nm. g.+e; pl.+ean, pint
pob
nf. g.+a; pl.+an, pipe; piob-mhla, bagpipe
pobair
nm. pl.+ean, piper
pioghaid
nf. pl.+ean, magpie
piseach
nm. g.v. -ich, good fortune, prosperity, success, luck
piseag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, kitten
piuthar
nf. g. peathar; d. piuthair; pl. peathraichean, sister
piutharail
a. sisterly
placaid
nf. pl.+ean, wooden dish
pladhadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, a flash, sudden blaze
plaide
nf. pl.+achan, blanket
pligh
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, plague
plaosg
nm. g.v. plaoisg; pl.+an, husk, empty shell, outer skin of a vegetable, egg-shell
plaosg
va. peel, skin, open the eyes, burst from the husk
plath-ln
nm. g.v. plaith-, a linen sheet
ploc
nm. g.v. pluic; pl.+an, a large turf, clod, club with a round head, beetle for mashing potatoes, block of wood
ploc
va. bruise, pound, mash, strike with a club
plosg
nm. g. ploisg; pl.+an, throb of the heart, palpitation; sound of bursting
plosg
vn. palpitate, throb, pant, gasp
plosgartaich
nf. throbbing, starting, gasping
plub
vn. plump, fall suddenly into water, give forth a noise as of liquid in a vessel
plub
nm. g.v. pluib; pl.+an, sudden plunge, sound of a stone falling into water, sound of liquor in a vessel
plubraich
nf. the noise of water being jumbled
plch
va. squeeze, press
pluic
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, a cheek
pobull
nm. g.v. -uill; pl.+an, people, tribe, congregation
pc
va. put into the pocket
poca
nm. pl.+nnan, bag
pca
nm. pl.+nnan, pocket, pouch
pg
nf. g.d. pig; pl.+an, a kiss
poit
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, pot : poit-chil, kale pot
pit
nf. g.+e; drinking, tippling
pitear
nm. g.v. -eir; pl.+an, tippler, drunkard
poll
nm. g.v. puill; pl.+an, mire, mud, pool, puddle
pnair
nf. bean; beans, collectively
ponc pong
See punc
pongail
See puncail
pr
nm. g.v. pir; pl.+an, seed, spore, race, pore of the skin
port
nm. g.v. puirt; pl. puirt, tune on a musical instrument : port a beul, a dance tune sung to doggerel
portair
nm. pl.+ean, a porter, ferryman, gatekeeper
Port-an-eilein
pnm. Portanellan
ps
va. marry, perform the marriage ceremony
psadh
n. and v.n. g. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, marrying, marriage
psda
a. married
post
va. tramp with the feet
post
nm. g.v. puist; pl.+achan, pillar, post
post
and posta nm. g.v. puist; pl.+achan, post, letter carrier
postachd
nf.ind. the business of the post office
prbar
nm. g.v. -air; pl.+an, the rabble
prmh
nm. g.v. primh, slumber, slight sleep, dejection
prasach
nf. g.d. -aich; pl. -aich; manger, crib
preas
nm. g.v. pris; pl.+an, bush, shrub
preasarnach
nf. g.d. -aich, shrubbery
priobadh
nm. g.v. -aidh; pl. -aidhean, winking, twinkling
promh
a. prime, chief, principal
prionnsa
nm. pl.+chan, prince
prionnsa-fuadain
nm. fugitive prince; inflected on the first element
prosan
nm. g.v. -ain; pl.+an, prison
prosanach
nm. g.v. -aich; pl. -aich, prisoner
prosanaich
va. imprison
prs
nf. g.+e; pl.+ean, price, respect
prseil
a. valuable, precious
prne
nm. pl.+achan, pin for fixing clothes (L.Sc. preen)
prnich
va. secure with pins
probhaist
nm. pl.+ean, provost
pris
nf. g.+e, pride, haughtiness
priseil
a. prideful, haughty
pronn
va. pound, mash, bray
pronnasg
nm. g.v. -aisg, brimstone, sulphur
pc
va. push, jostle
puinneag
nf. g.d. -eig; pl.+an, sucker
puinsean
nm. g.v. -ein; pl. -einean, poison
puist
See post
pulag
nf. g.d. -aig; pl.+an, round stone, ball, pedestal
punc
nm. g.v. puinc; pl.+an, point or stop, note in music
puncail
a. distinct, exact, accurate
pund
nm. g.v. puind; pl. puind, pound
purgadair
nm. pl.+ean, purifier, purgatory
purgaid
nf. pl.+ean, a purge
purr
va. push, thrust, drive, urge, butt, strike with the head
put
va. push, thrust, strike with the head, butt


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