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
ràdh /Raː/ Listen
fir. gin. ràidh, iol. -an
1 (act of) saying, speaking, uttering 2 remark, utterance 3 adage, saying 4 (act of) telling
abair /abɪrʲ/ Listen
gn. ag. ràdh
1 say, speak, utter! 2 tell!
dé do chor? chan eil guth ri ràdh
how are things? oh, nothing to complain (of), no reason to complain
cha robh smiod aice ri ràdh
she had nothing to say
cha do thàr e na faclan a ràdh…
he had barely uttered those words ...
cha robh a chridhe aige facal a ràdh
he was afraid to say a word, he didn't dare say a word, he was browbeaten into silence
chan eil gab agam ri ràdh
I have nothing to say (fig.)
chan eil gabadh agam ri ràdh riut
I have nothing to say to you
ro-ràdh
fir. gin. -ràidh, iol. -ràdhan
foreword, introduction, preface, prologue, preamble
eadar-ràdh
fir. gin. -a, iol. -an
parenthesis (( ) in typography)
dé tuilleadh a tha ri ràdh?
what more is to be said?
seann-ràdh
fir. gin. -ràidh, iol. -an
old saying, adage
chan eil guth ri ràdh!
1 that was lucky/fortunate 2 no reason to complain, can't complain 3 nothing new, nothing to report 4 not much to say 5 the less/least said the better 6 don't say a word
eadradh /edrəɣ/
fir. gin. -aidh, iol. -aidhean
1 division of time 2 none (in liturgy) 3 midday-early afternoon 4 milking time (morning or evening) 5 milking station
's duilich leam a ràdh
I am sorry to say
cha b' e mo chuid-sa a ràdh
it wasn't for me to say
dòigh shìobhalta air a ràdh
a civil way of saying (it)
earalaich air Calum gun ghuth a ràdh
warn Calum not to say/mention anything
ged is ann ris na cnuic a tha mi 'ga ràdh
although this is between you and me and the gatepost (fig.)
gun ghuth a ràdh…
let alone…
gun ghuth a ràdh air na piseagan
without a mention of the kittens
mar a tha an seanfhacal ag ràdh
as the saying goes
mura miste leat mise a ràdh
if you pardon my saying so
's facal mór a tha sin ri ràdh
that is quite a claim to make
's e sin a ràdh…
that is to say…
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Toraidhean Dwelly
ràdh
sm Saying, act of saying, affirming or expressing. 2 Word, saying, adage, proverb. 3 Noise. 4...an còrr
radh
sm see ràith.
ràdh
past. aff. of abair. Do ràdh e gach uair, he said each time.
radh
s. Settled intention — Suth'd. Tha mi air radh seo a dhèanamh, 1 intend doing this....an còrr
abair
va & n irr Say, utter, affirm, express.
Active Voice:
IND past ...an còrr
aca
or ac', prep pron (aig + iad) Of them, on their side, with them, at them, on them, in ...an còrr
leig
pr pt a' leigeil & a' leigeadh, va & n. Permit, allow. 2 Slip, as dogs to the ...an còrr
rud
-uid, -an, sm Thing, matter, affair, business, circumstance. 2 Small quantity of anything. 3 ...an còrr
aonta
sm Lease. 2 License. 3 Vote. 4 Admission. 5 Assent, acquiescence, consent. 6** Bachelor. 7 Un...an còrr
deimhinn
-e, a True, certain, of a truth, sure. Gu deimhinn, truly, indeed, certainly; g...an còrr
sin
demons. pron. That, those. Na daoine sin, those men; an duine sin, th...an còrr
bi
irreg v Be, exist. Conjugated thus:
IND pres tha mi etc, I etc am.
IND ...an còrr
umainn
prep pron (mu + sinn) About us, around us. 2 Concerning us. 3 On our account. Dh'iadh iad uma...an còrr
bras
braise, a. Rash, impetuous. 2 Keen, active. 3 Bold, intrepid, daring. 4 Brisk, Quick, sudden....an còrr
móran
-ain, sm coll. Great number, multitude, many. 2 Much, great quantity. Tha móran aca ag ràdh, ...an còrr
cnoc
gen cnuic [& cnoic]. pl. cnuic [& cnocan] sm. Hill, knoll, hillo...an còrr
coinneamh
-imh, -an, sf Meeting. 2 Assembly, convention. 3 Interview. 4 Facing. 5 Opposing. 6 Assignati...an còrr
ràitinn
see ràdh.
ràidh
-e, -ean, sf Arbitration. 2 Decision. 3 Appeal, entreaty. 4 Threat, threatening. 5 Umpire. 6 ...an còrr
ag
prep (aig) sign of pr pt as — ag éirigh, rising; ag iasgach, fishing...an còrr
aghan
-ain, sm Proverb. Mar a tha an t-aghan ag ràdh, as the proverb says.
baoth-ràdh
sm Foolish or profane expression. 2 ** Idiotism.
beul-ràdh
-àidh, sm Proverb, phrase, byword. 2 Dialect. 3 Speech.
borb-ràdh
** sm Barbarism.
ciod?
interr. pron. ind What? Ciod seo? what is this? ciod air son? why? ciod tha thu...an còrr
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