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
urrainn /uRɪNʲ/ Listen
boir. iol. -ean
ability, power
an urrainn dhut coiseachd? 's urrainn
can you walk, are you able to walk? Yes, I can, I am able to walk
nach urrainn thu cadal? chan urrainn
can't you sleep, aren't you able to sleep? I can't, I'm not able to
có 's urrainn a ràdh?
who can say?
mas urrainn dhut!
if you can!
cha b' urrainn dhomh a sheachnadh
I couldn't avoid it
chan urrainn dhut do shàr-fhacal a thoirt
1 you can't guarantee that 2 you can never tell (if it will happen or not)
chan urrainn duine min ithe 's an teine a shéideadh
one cannot mount two horses at the same time (fig.)
cho luath 's urrainn dhut
as fast as you can
còrr na b' urrainn dhomh innse dhut
more than I can tell you
dé an còrr as urrainn dhomh a ràdh mu Chalum?
what more can I say about Calum?
cha b' urrainn dha gu leòr a dhèanamh
he couldn't have been more helpful
cha b' urrainn dha tuigsinn am b' e…
he couldn't tell whether…
chan urrainn do dhuine sam bith seirbheis a dhèanamh do dhà mhaighstir
no man can serve two masters
chan urrainn dhomh gun tighinn thairis air
I can't get it out of my mind
chan urrainn do Chalum dà fhacal a chur an ceann a chéile
Calum can't put/string two words together
chan urrainn dha a bheag a dhèanamh ach guidhe
he can do little but to plead
chan urrainn dha fiù cupan a thogail
he can't even lift a cup
có urrainn nas fheàrr na Calum?
who is a better authority than Calum?
chan urrainn dha a bhith agad 'na ghruth is 'na mheadhg
you can't have it both ways (fig.)
chan urrainn dhut a bhith air a' chaochladh ach fliuch
you can't be anything else but wet
's urrainn do Chalum snàmh
Calum can swim, Calum is able to swim
dèan na 's fheàrr as urrainn dhut!
do your worst! (fig.)
chan urrainn do Chalum dà fhacal a chur an altan a chéile
Calum can't string two words together
chan urrainn dhi abairt a chur an altan a chéile
she can't string a sentence together
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Toraidhean Dwelly
urra
see urrainn.
urrainn
a Able, capable. Nam b' urrainn mi, if I were able; mas urrainn mi, if I can; a...an còrr
urrainn
sf Author. 2 Authority. 3 Ability, power. 4 Stay, support. Sgeul gun urrainn, a tale ...an còrr
urradh
for urrainn. Chan urradh dhomh, I cannot.
a
poss pron His, her, its. After a, his, the substantive is always aspirated, but...an còrr
agus
conj And. 2 as. Thusa agus mise, you and I; tha e cheart cho math agus a bha e, it ...an còrr
beul
gen sing & n pl beòil, sm Mouth. 2 Opening, aperture, orifice. 3 Approach, ...an còrr
broilleach
-lich, -lichean, sm Breast, bosom, front. 2 Brisket of beef. A broilleach mar chobhar nan stu...an còrr
do
prep. To (i.e. unto). [Aspirates word following and governs the Dative case. It is often dh',...an còrr
giùlain
pr pt a' giùlan, va & n. Carry, bear. acquit, 2 Endure. 3 Permit. 4 Support 5 Cond...an còrr
leis
prep pron With him or it. 2 In his company, along with him. 3 Being his property or right. 4 ...an còrr
ma
conj. If. Mas àill le neach sam bith tighinn 'nam dhéidh-sa, if any man will come after me...an còrr
na
pron. fulfilling the function of an antecedent and relative in English (= an do, contracted)....an còrr
tèarnadh
-aidh, sm Escaping, act of escaping or evading. 2 Rescuing, saving. 3 Descent, descending, co...an còrr
toirt
sf Giving, granting, bestowing, grant. A' toirt, pr pt of irr v thoir. F...an còrr
treun
a 1st comp tréine & treise or treasa, 2nd...an còrr
urra
-idhean, sf Person. 2 Infant. 3** Urchin. 4 Surety. 5** Power, strength. 6** Good author. 7**...an còrr
lugha
comp of beag. Less, least. 2 More or most disagreeable. 3(DC) Used as the positive degree in ...an còrr
seas
pr. pt. a' seasamh, va & n. Stand. 2 Maintain, support, defend. 3 Co...an còrr
mór
1st comp motha, 2nd comp mothaid, ...an còrr
nas
comparative particle. Than. Cha b' urrainn dha nas fheàrr a dhèanamh, he could not do bett...an còrr
oidheam
-eim, -ean, sm Book. 2 Secret meaning, inference, idea. 3 Slight degree of knowledge. 4 Hint....an còrr
allt
air ~, adv So that, on account of. Air allt 's nach b' urrainn dhomh tighinn, so that or f...an còrr
glideachadh
-aidh, sm Moving, stirring. 2 Act of moving. 3 Power of moving or stirring. 4** Budging. 5** ...an còrr
léich
-ean, sm Physician. Nam b' urrainn mi, dhèanainn léich dhut, if I could, I would act as ph...an còrr
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