Am Faclair Beag

Faclair Gàidhlig is Beurla le Dwelly 'na bhroinn
An English - Scottish Gaelic dictionary incorporating Dwelly

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Toraidhean an Fhaclair Bhig
a dhìth /ə ʝiː/ Listen
co-ghn.
1 lacking, needed 2 missing
rach a dhìth
1 die (off), waste away, perish! 2 go to (rack and) ruin, spoil!
's fheàrr a bhith a dhìth a' chinn na a dhìth an fhasain /ʃaːR ə vi ʝiː çĩːNʲ nə ʝiː NasɛNʲ/
better to be without head than to be without fashion/dress sense
rach a dhìth aig muir
be lost at sea!
a bheil a dhìth ort a… Listen
do you need to ...
an ceart nì a bha a dhìth orm Listen
just the thing I needed
cuir a dhìth Calum Beag gu Murchadh Mór a reamhrachadh
rob Peter to pay Paul! (fig.)
cuir Calum Beag a dhìth a chùm Murchadh Mór a reamhrachadh
rob Peter to feed Paul! (fig.)
's beag a tha sin a dhìth ort!
you hardly need that!
tha sinn a dhìth suim ann an sùilean Chaluim
we are lacking respect in Calum's eyes
tha gròta a dhìth air an tastan air
he's a penny short of a pound, he's a sandwich short of a picnic, he's not the full shilling (fig.)
rachainn leat gu bheil comhairleachadh a dhìth air Fionntan /raxɪNʲ lahd gə vel ko.əRləxəɣ ə ʝiː ɛrʲ fjũːNdan/
I would agree with you that Fintan needs counselling
tha sglèat a dhìth air Calum
Calum is not the full shilling (fig.)
tha sin a dhìth oirnn
that's what we are lacking
tha thu not a dhìth
you are a pound short
tha gròta an tastan a dhìth air
he's a penny short of a pound, he's a sandwich short of a picnic, he's not the full shilling (fig.)
àireamh a tha a dhìth
a missing number
tha wasabi a dhìth oirre
she needs wasabi
chan eil càil a dhìth air Calum anns an dòigh sin
Calum is very good in that respect
cuir a dhìth
ruin, destroy!
feumaidh tu co-dhùnadh ach dé an seòrsa cruidh a tha a dhìth
you must decide what kind of cattle is needed
tha na srònan a dhìth air na bòtannan
the boots are missing the toes
tha fear a dhìth oirnn mu choinneamh a h-uile aon a bh' againn roimhe
we need one (i.e. to replace/match) for each/every one we had before
mas fheudar gun déid long a dhìth... /ma ʃeːdər gəNʲ dʲeːdʲ Lɔuŋg ə ʝiː/
if a ship has to be lost...
Toraidhean Dwelly
a dhìth
adv Wanting, without. Chaidh e a dhìth, he went to nothingness.
ceart
-eirte, a Right. 2 Just, honest, upright. 3 Proper. 4 Certain. 5 Fair. 6 Correct, exact, iden...an còrr
ciall
céille, dat. céill, sf Reason, sense. 2 Opinion. 3 Meaning. 4 Discretion, prudence. 5 ...an còrr
dìth
-e, sm Want, defect. 2 Failure, deficiency. 3 Destruction. Dìth céille, want of sense; ...an còrr
dìth
†† pt. a' dìtheadh, vn Die, perish, wither away. Tuirc nach faodadh airm a dhìth, b...an còrr
dol
sm ind Going, travelling. 2 Proceeding. 3 Ways. 4 Walking. 5 Space, distance. 6* Condition, s...an còrr
fasgadh
-aidh, -aidhean, sm Protection, shelter, screen. 2** Refuge. 3** Shadow. 4** Sparks from red-...an còrr
iasg
-éisg, -an, sm Fish. Iasg dubh, salmon on its return from the sea; iasg air chladh, ...an còrr
leig
pr pt a' leigeil & a' leigeadh, va & n. Permit, allow. 2 Slip, as dogs to the ...an còrr
urras
-ais, -an, sm Surety, security. 2 Cautioner, one who becomes bail for another. 3 Bond, insura...an còrr
uireasaich
* sf Want, necessary. Uireasaich sam bith a th' ort, any necessary you want; dé a tha ...an còrr
dùth
* sm Complement, proportion, equitable share, proportionate quantity or number. Tha mo dhùth ...an còrr
miste
comp of olc. Worse, worst. Cha mhiste thu siud, you are not a bit the worse for that...an còrr

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