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
cainnt /kãĩNʲdʲ/ Listen
boir. gin. -e, iol. -ean
1 speech 2 conversation 3 language 4 (act of) speaking
ana-cainnt Listen
boir. gin. -e
abusive language, verbal abuse
gnàthas-cainnte
fir. gin. ais-chainnte, iol. -an-cainnte
1 expression 2 idiom, idiomatic expression
cainntear /kãĩNʲdʲər/
fir. gin. -eir, iol. -an
orator, speaker
beul-chainnt
boir. gin. -e
1 idiomatic language 2 spoken language
stadadh-cainnt
fir. gin. -aidh-chainnt
stutter
cainnt rotach
fast and slurred speech
dèan cainnt ri Fearghas
speak to Fergus!
droch-chainnt
boir. gin. -e
bad language (in general, including abusive/sensitive language, swearing etc)
cainnt sgeilmeil
polished diction
cainnt-shanais
boir. gin. -e-sanais, iol. -ean-sanais
sign language
cha ghabh cainnt a chur air mo shuidheachadh
words fail to express my plight
chan eil e comasach … a chur an cainnt
you can't put … into words
dèan ana-cainnt ri Calum
verbally abuse Calum!
faigh ana-cainnt bho Chalum
get verbally abused by Calum, get verbal abuse from Calum!
gearradh-cainnte
fir. gin. -aidh-chainnt, iol. -aidhean-cainnte
quip
modh-cainnte
fir. gin. -a-chainnte, iol. -an-cainnte
1 way of speaking, diction 2 form (of words)
nas duilghe na ghabhas cur ann an cainnt
more sorry than I can say
ortha ana-cainnt
charm against malicious talk
ri cainnt-mhire
making a pun
tha mi cho fada 'nad chomain is nach ruig cainnt dhomh air
I can't tell you how much I am indebted to you for it
cainnt dhrùidhteach
impressive speech
cainnt-lann
boir. gin. -lainn, iol. -an
language laboratory, speech laboratory
cainnt-chluich
boir. gin. -e, iol. -ean
pun
cho tric 's nach gabh dhomh cainnt
more often than I can say
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Toraidhean Dwelly
cainnt
-ean, sf Speech, language. 2 Discourse, conversation. 3 Language, tongue. Cainnt bhallsgach, ...an còrr
cainnt
(a' cainnt) pr pt Talking. Arran, except in Shiskine where they say a' bruthain....an còrr
ana-cainnt
sf Abuse. 2 Ribaldry. 3 Blasphemy.
cuairt
-e, -ean, sf Circle, circuit, cycle, zone, circumference. 2 Circulation. 3 Bound. 4 Expeditio...an còrr
drùidhteach
-iche, a Impressive, emphatic. 2 Penetrating. 3** Oozing. 4** Enticing. 5 Attractive 6** Dist...an còrr
lìonmhor
-oire, a. Numerous, plentiful, copious, abounding. 2 Populous. Cainnt lìonmhor, copious la...an còrr
milis
milse, a. Sweet, savoury. 2 Melodious, musical. 3** Flattering. Cainnt mhilis, fair or fla...an còrr
sgòd
-òid, -an, sm Corner of a cloth or garment, lappet. 2 Sheet of a sail (rope). 3 Corner of a s...an còrr
geàrr
1st. comp giorra, ind comp giorraid, 3rd. comp giorrad, a. Short,...an còrr
snasmhor
-mhoire, a. Neat, elegant. 2 Polished, ornamented. 3** Decent. 4 Accurate. 5 Trimmed, lopped....an còrr
tarbhach
-aiche, a. Profitable, beneficial, gainful. 2 Substantial. 3 Important, of consequence. 4** E...an còrr
aimhreadh
a Wrong, disturbed, disagreeing. Tha sin air aimhreadh, this is wrong; tha thu 'gam ch...an còrr
an-cainnt
see anacainnt.
ballsgach
** a Burlesque. Cainnt bhallsgach, burlesque.
cainn
AC see cainnt.
cainnt-fhear
see cainntear.
cainnt-fhearachd
see cainntearachd.
dìomhanach
-aiche, a Idle, lazy. 2 Vain, in vain. 3** Trifling, frivolous. 4** Nugatory. Is dìomh...an còrr
leudach
a. Wide, simple, diffuse, spacious. 2 Spreading, extending. Cainnt leudach, diffuse langua...an còrr
móralachd
sf Greatness, dignity, majesty, magnificence. 2 Excellence. Móralachd rìoghail, royal maje...an còrr
neo-fhoghlaimte
a. Ignorant, unlearned, rude, untaught. Neo-fhoghlaimte an cainnt, rude in speech.
sgaoilteach
-eiche, a. Spreading, that spreads, scattering, that scatters. 2 Divulging, spreading abroad....an còrr
sgealparra
a. Loud and shrill. 2 Emitting a loud and shrill sound. 3 Forcible. 4†† Elastic...an còrr
uirgheall
-ill, sm Faculty of speech, delivery, utterance. 2 Speech, oration. 3 History, narration. 4 E...an còrr
sgaiteach
-eiche, pl -a, a. Sharp, having a keen edge. 2 Cutting, that cuts. 3 Keen, piercing. 4...an còrr

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