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
maorach /mɯːrəx/ Listen
fir. gin. -aich
1 shellfish (traditionally predominantly limpets) 2 bait
nuair a bhios a' chaora caol bidh am maorach reamhar
beggars can't be choosers (fig.)
chan fhuirich am muir ri uallach 's cha dèan bean luath maorach
time and tide wait for no man but haste makes waste (fig.)
dèan maorach fhad 's a bhios an tràigh ann
make hay while the sun shines (fig.)
as t-earrach nuair bhios a' chaora caol 's am maorach reamhar
beggars can't be choosers (fig.)
chan fhan muir ri uallach, cha dèan bean luath maorach
time and tide wait for no man but haste makes waste (fig.)
ag iarraidh maorach ri muir-làn
a hopeless task (fig.)
maorach-Moire
fir. gin. -aich-Moire
blue rayed limpet (patella pellucida)
maorach-geal
fir. gin. ⁊ iol. -aich-ghil
pullet carpet shell (venerupis corrugata)
maorach-èalaidh
fir. gin. -aich-èalaidh
shellfish which has begun to move (and thus more easily harvested)
maorach-bàn
fir. gin. -aich-bhàin
white shellfish
tha e a' brùchdadh le maorach
it's bursting with shellfish
thig beò air maorach
survive on/live off shellfish!
dèan maorach nuair a bhios an tràigh ann
make hay while the sun shines (fig.)
buain am maorach nuair a tha an tràigh ann
make hay while the sun shines (fig.)
ag iarraidh maorach ri làn-mara
a hopeless task (fig.)
an uair a bhios sinn ri maorach, biodh sinn ri maorach Listen
if you're going to do something, do it properly; do or do not, there is not try (fig.)
cha do rinn mise maorach fhad is a bha an tràigh ann
I missed the chance (fig.)
crom a' togail maorach
bent over picking up/gathering shellfish
nuair a bhios sinn ri òrach, biomaid ri òrach is nuair a bhios sinn ri maorach, biomaid ri maorach
one thing at a time and everything in its own time (fig.)
tha aileirdsidh agam ri maorach
I have a shellfish allergy, I'm allergic to shellfish
buain am maorach nuair a bhios an tràigh ann
make hay while the sun shines (fig.)
b' ionnann cladach ach cha b' ionnann maorach /bjũnəN kLadəx a xa bjũnəN mɯːrəx/
I used to be welcome here before I fell on hard times (fig.)
thoir maorach ás an tràigh
take shellfish from the beach!
tha uiread aig Calum ri dhèanamh eadar duileasg is maorach
Calum has so much on his plate/so many things to deal with (fig.)
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Toraidhean Dwelly
maorach
-aich, sm Shellfish in general. 2‡‡ Mussel. 3(AF) Limpet. 4 Fishing-bait —...an còrr
maorach
-aiche, a. Abounding in shellfish, mussels, limpets, &c.
dèan
v. irreg. Do, make, act, work, perform. 2* Suppose, imagine, think.
Conjugated thus - ...an còrr
iasg-sligeach
-ich, sm Shell-fish, see maorach.
maoireach
-eich, sm prov. for maorach.
maora
see maorach
maorach-bàn
(AF) sm Shellfish.
maorach-Muire
(AF) sm Kind of limpet — Eriskay.
maorach-iasgaich
sm Shellfish for fishing bait.

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