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
cailleach /kaLʲəx/ Listen
boir. gin. -lliche, iol. -an
1 old lady, old woman 2 old biddy, hag 3 (with def. art.) her indoors, the wife, the old lady 4 (with def. art.) landlady 5 period from 12ᵗʰ - 18ᵗʰ April 6 seat made of turf-covered stone coping (at the end of a shieling bed)
cailleach-oidhche /kaLʲəxˈɤ̃ĩçə/
boir. gin. -llich-oidhche, iol. -an-oidhche
owl (strigiformes order)
cailleach-dhubh
boir. gin. -lliche-duibhe, iol. -an-dubha
1 nun 2 sooty snoticle (hanging from roof thatch)
cailleach nan cearc
her indoors, the missus, wifie
Baile nan Cailleach Listen
ainm-àite
Nunton (W Isls)
cailleach-fhasgnaidh
boir. gin. -lliche-fasgnaidh, iol. -an-fasgnaidh
corn fanner
cailleach-chòsach
boir. gin. -lliche-còsaiche, iol. -an-còsach
woodlouse (oniscidea suborder)
cailleach-baic
boir. gin. -lliche-baic, iol. -an-baic
outside peat (first peat on the face of last year's bank, rougher and cut thick and often used for banking a fire)
cailleach-ròcais
boir. gin. -lliche-ròcais, iol. -lleachan-ròcais
female scarecrow
cailleach-bhuain
boir. gin. -lliche-buain, iol. -llichean-buain
corn doll(y) (last sheaf/handful of corn passed to a neighbour who has not finished their harvest upon finishing your own)
smior-cailleach /smir xaLʲəx/
fir. gin. -chaillich
spinal marrow
cailleach-chròstag
boir. gin. -lliche-cròstag, iol. -an-cròstag
woodlouse (oniscidea suborder)
Sgrìob na Cailliche /sgrʲiːb nə kaLʲɪçə/
ainm-àite
Sgrìob na Caillich (Ag&B)
coileach-gaoithe
fir. iol. -lich-ghaoithe
1 weather-vane, weather-cock(erel) 2 wind-cock(erel), wind tumbler (wind-powered toy made by, for example, sticking feathers into a potato and releasing onto a flat, windy area)
cailleach a' chinn duibh
coal tit (periparus ater)
a' chailleach-bhuana Listen
boir. gin. -llich-buana, iol. -llichean-buana
corn doll(y) (last sheaf/handful of corn passed to a neighbour who has not finished their harvest upon finishing your own)
cailleach-chòsag
boir. gin. -lliche-chòsag, iol. an-chòsag
woodlouse (oniscidea suborder)
cailleach nam frìth
seer, fortune teller
cailleach-uisge
boir. gin. -llich-uisge, iol. -an-uisge
rotten potato full of liquid
gàilleach ribeach
peeling gums
Cailleach an Dùdain
The Old Maid/Woman of the Milldust (dance)
Cailleach Bheurra
The Hag/Carlin of Beara/Beira ("Queen of Winter")
cailleach-shùith
boir. gin. -lliche-sùith, iol. -an-sùith
1 sooty snoticle (hanging from roof thatch) 2 soot web
cailleach-cheòsach
boir. gin. -lliche-ceòsaiche, iol. -an-ceòsach
woodlouse (oniscidea suborder)
cailleach-shìthe
boir. gin. -lliche-sìthe, iol. -an-sìthe
old female fairy
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Toraidhean Dwelly
cailleach
-iche, pl. cailleachan, sf Woman, single woman, old woman. 2 Old wife. 3 Woman without...an còrr
Cailleach
-lich, sf The week in spring after “Gearran”, i.e. from 12th. to 18th. April ...an còrr
cailleach-bhàn
sf Snowy owl {bubo scandiacus}, see comhachag bhàn.
cailleach-oidhche
sf Common owl {northern hawl-owl (surnia ulula)}. 2 Tawny owl {strix aluco}. ...an còrr
cailleach an dùdain
(lit. carlin of the milldust) AC Curious character dance, described as follows in Carmina Gadelic...an còrr
bàsaich
pr pt a' bàsachadh, vn Die (as an animal), perish. 2 Starve. 3 Wither, as a plant. 4 G...an còrr
cam-shùileach
a Squint-eyed. Cailleach chrosta, cham-shùileach, a cross-grained, squinting dame.
broganta
a. Sturdy. 2 Lively, jocose, active, brisk. 3‡‡ Crooking. Cailleach bhroganta,...an còrr
cailleach-baic
(AH) sf In cutting peats, the outside peat in a bank.
cailleach bheag an earbaill
(AF) Long-tailed titmouse {long-tailed tit (aegithalos caudatus)}, see cìochan.
cailleach-dhubh
pl. -eachan-dubha, sf Nun. 2(AF) Shag cormorant {phalacrocorax aristotelis}, se...an còrr
cailleach-bhàn
see cailleach-oidhche gheal.
cailleach-oidhche gheal
** sf White owl. — strix flammea.
cailleach-uisge
(AC) sf Water-woman, water-carlin. 2 Diseased potato containing only water.
cìochan nan cailleach marbha
§ smFoxglove, Skye for lus nam ban-sìth.
coileach-oidhche
see cailleach-oidhche.
comhachag-mhór
sf Eagle owl {bubo bubo}, see cailleach-oidhche mhór.
cùl-chainnteach
-tiche, a Traducing, calumnious, slanderous. 2** Tattling. Cailleach chabach chùl-chai...an còrr
fasgnadh
-aidh, sm Winnowing, cleansing of grain out of doors. The process of cleaning grain by throwi...an còrr
tulgaid
sf Throw — Cailleach nan Cnò by Neil MacLeod.
cailleach-chasach
(AF) s Cheslip, {woodlouse}. 2 Millipede.
cailleach-fhasgnaidh
(DMK) sf Corn fanner. Until comparatively recently women winnowed and dressed corn in Suth...an còrr
cailleach-fhraoich
(DMK) sf A large sheaf of heather tied tightly together with ropes of the same material, used...an còrr
cailleach-oidhche
sf Butterfly. (?Moth). Arran.
cailleach-chòsach
see corra-chòsag.
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