Dwelly-d Faclair Dwelly air loidhne Dwelly's Gaelic Dictionary Online

brù

irreg. sf Belly. 2 Womb. 3 Big belly, as a woman with child. 4 Bulge. Declined thus:—
  Sing. Plur.
Nom. brù
brùthan, [††bronna & bronnaichean]
Gen. bronn1
bronn
Dat. broinn
bronnaibh
Voc. a bhrù!
a bhrùtha!
1Gen sing broinne (DU). Tha brù air a' bhalla, the wall bulges; brù-ghoirt, belly-ache; a brù torrach, her womb pregnant; toradh na broinn, the fruit of the womb; air do bhroinn, on thy belly; làn bronn, bellyful; cha lion beannachd brù, blessings do not fill a belly; is gainne brù na biadh dhut, you are scarcer of belly room than you are of food — applied to a grumbler; loisg thu do bhrù 's cha do rinn thu do gharadh, thou hast burnt thy belly but didst not warm thyself (this saying can be applied in various ways, for instance, a man makes great efforts to gain a certain object, but comes to grief in his endeavours); tha a bhrù air an t-sop, his belly is on the straw (this applies to a gluttonous person or animal who would eat till he could not move and had to lie down, dh'ith e gus an robh a bhrù air an t-sop.


Seall an duilleag thùsail / View Original Page

Beachdan nam fileantach/Fluent speaker judgements: 2
Chan eil mi eòlach air an fhacal seo idir / I don't know this word  0 %
Tuigidh mi am facal seo ach cha chleachd mi e / I know this word but don't use it  0 %
Tuigidh is cleachdaidh mi am facal seo / I know this word and use it  100 %

Chaidh a chur an cèill gu bheil am facal seo a' buntainn ris na faclan-luirg a leanas / This word has been judged relevant to the following search terms:
Facal-luirg/Search termBreith buntainneis
/Relevance judgement
Àireamh nam breith buntainneis
/Number of relevance judgements
belly 50
broinn 50
bru 100
Torrach 0
dèan faite-gàire 50
smile 50