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
amadan /amadan/
fir. gin. ⁊ iol. -ain
1 fool, loony, mug, idiot 2 fool, jester 3 clown 4 humbug 5 joker (card) 6 footman (part of spinning wheel)
leth-amadan
fir. gin. ⁊ iol. -ain
halfwit
amadan na croiche! Listen
bleeding idiot! (fig.)
amadan-mòintich Listen
fir. gin. ⁊ iol. -ain-mhòintich
(Eurasian) dotterel (charadrius morinellus)
dèan amadan dhìot fhéin
make a fool of yourself!
fóghnaidh e dhomh a ràdh gur amadan thu
it'll suffice for me to say that you're an idiot
ceann mór air duine glic is ceann circe air amadan
a great head on a wise man and a chicken's head on a fool
dearg-amadan
fir. gin. ⁊ iol. -ain
bloody fool, complete idiot
amad /aməd/
fir. gin. -aid, iol. -an
fool, loony, mug, idiot
measar an t-amadan glic ma chumas e a theanga
speech is silver, silence is golden
is beag an t-iongnadh amadan a bhith leannanachd (ri) òinsich
fools of a feather flock together (fig.)
iasgach amadain, corra beathach mór
only fools despise small blessings (fig.)
Là nan Amadan
April/All Fools' Day
chan eil ann dhìot ach an t-amadan
you are nothing but a fool
a bheil thu a' smaoineachadh gu bheil mi 'nam amadan cho mór? Listen
do you think I am such a fool?
agus is e an t-amadan a tha aige orm Listen
and he calls me a fool
amadan an tighearna Listen
fool, a (court) jester
amadan gun toinisg Listen
complete fool
chan eil amadan mar sheann-amadan
no fool like an old fool
chan eil annad ach amadan!
you're nothing but an idiot! (to a man)
's e amadan a tha ann dheth!
he's a fool/idiot!
ged a chuireadh tu an t-amadan ann an amar-brùthaidh, cha dealaich amaideas ris
a fool and his folly are not easily parted (fig.)
dhèanadh amadan sam bith sin
any fool could do that
dhèanadh amadan fhéin sin
even a fool could do that
chan eil eadar an t-amadan agus an duine glic ach tairgse mhath a ghabhail nuair a gheibh e i
time and tide wait for no man (fig.)
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Toraidhean Dwelly
amadan
-ain, n pl -ain, & -ana, sm Fool. Cha tuig an t-amadan seo, the fool shall not ...an còrr
amad
-aid, see amadan.
amadain
gen sing & npl of amadan.
àrdachadh
-aidh, sm Act of raiding, exalting, or heightening. 2 Advancement, promotion, honour, preferm...an còrr
bòidheach
comp bòidhche, a. Pretty, beautiful, fair, handsome, comely. 2 Neat. Is ise as bòidhch...an còrr
borb
buirbe, a. Fierce, furious, violent. 2 Passionate, raging. 3 Outrageous. 4 Strong. 5 Savage. ...an còrr
cha
negative particle, Not. [Cha aspirates the fut. neg of a verb, also the initial...an còrr
companach
-aich, sm Companion, mate, chum, associate. 2 Husband. Companach nan amadan, the companion...an còrr
druim
sm irreg. Declined thus:—...an còrr
ann
'S e a bha ann gum b' éiginn mac an rìgh a thabhairt dhan fhamhair, this is what was in it, that ...an còrr
lugha
comp of beag. Less, least. 2 More or most disagreeable. 3(DC) Used as the positive degree in ...an còrr
gabh
pr pt a' gabhail, va & n.
Some idiomatic connections of
gabh grouped under ...an còrr
amadan-mòintich
sm Dotterel (charadrius morinellus). 2 Wigeon (anas penelope). 3(AF) Snipe ...an còrr
cuidheall-shnìomha
gen cuidhle-, sf Spinning-wheel.
Parts of a spinning-wheel:
1 Tei...an còrr
dearg
deirge, a Red, ruddy. 2 Flaming. 3 Red-hot. 4 Real, very, intense, inveterate. 5 Viole...an còrr
pronn
pr pt a' pronnadh, va Pound, bray, mash, bruise. 2** Grind, pulverize, mince. 3 Maul. ...an còrr
meas
pr pt a' measadh & a' meas, va & n. Consider, think, judge, suppose. 2 Attribu...an còrr
amadan-dé
(AC) sm Butterfly, see dearbadan-dé. 2 Also applied to foolish children.
amadan-Bealltainn
sm Whimbrel, May-fowl {numenius phaeopus}. Very numerous in the Western Isles during t...an còrr
amadan-léigh
see dearbadan-dé.
leth-amadan
** -ain, sm Ninny, half-witted fellow.
luaireaganach
-aiche, a. Grovelling, wallowing. Amadan luaireaganach, a grovelling idiot.
amadan-leithe
sm see dealan-dé.
ceann-circe
(MMcD) sm Witless head. Ceann mór air duine glic agus ceann circ' air amadan, a large head...an còrr
earasaid
-e, -ean, sf Square of cloth, usually tartan, worn over the shoulders of females, and fastene...an còrr

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