Aidiachtaí 2

These adjective – descriptive  booklets are designed to help children or anyone who wants to improve their Irish, enhance their vocabulary in the learning of Irish, particularly oral Irish.

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 There is a simple translation of each booklet given below. Please use http://www.foclóir.ie which is an excellent resource – as words can have different meanings depending on context etc. Míle buíochas

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Dall: Blind. 2: Comharsana béal dorais : Next door neighbours. 3: Mianliosta : Wish-list. 4: Ciúnas : Quiet. Still. 5: Rabhadh dóiteáin : Fire alarm. 6: Ró-íseal : Too low. 7: Corraí : Anger. 8: Rosc Catha : Battle cry. 9: Cothú-buidéil : Bottle-feeding. 10: Díoltas : Revenge. 11: Ansmacht : Tyranny. Oppression.  12: Spásaire : Astronaut. 13: Daingean : Citadel. Fortress. 14: Díchreideamh : Disbelief. 15: Duine aisteach : Crank. Oddball. 16: Taispeántas : Exhibition. Display. 17: Iarshaighdiúir : Veteran. 18: Lámh láidir : Force [Strong hand.] 19: Dúshlánach : Challemging. 20: Tórramh: Wake. Send off. Funeral.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Bealach : Route. 2: Dóchasach : Hopeful. 3: Fealltóir : Betrayer. Traitor. 4: Eolaí iomraiteach : Eminent scientist. 5: Bogán : Softy. A drip or pushover. 6: Smaointe fánacha : Idle thoughts. 7: Ar eagla na heagla : Just in case. 8: Feighlí leanaí : Baby sitter. Child minder. 9: Gáire mantach : Gap toothed smile. 10: Dána : Bold. Brazen. 11: Síodúil : Suave. Polished. 12: Céim ollscoile : University degree. 13: Tugtha don léann : Studious. Given to the learning. 14: Leithreas : Toilet. 15: Gearr siar : Cut back. Prune. 16: Slan tamall : Bye for now. 17: Ag deireadh na seachtaine : At the weekend. 18: Tá go brae : Ok. That’s grand. 19: Tá malaí giobacha air : He has bushy eyebrows. 20: Troid philiúir : Pillow fight.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Na rialacha : The rules. 2: Casta : Complicated. Convoluted. 3: Feachtas : Campaign. 4: Cinneadh : Decision. Determination. 5: Saoirse : Freedom. 6: Cumarsáid : Communication. 7: Saonta : Innocent. Naïve. Gullible. 8: Príomhúdar : Mastermind. 9: Rogha : Choice. 10: Ag méadú : growing. Getting bigger. 11: Easpa spéise : disinterest. 12: Seadóid : Nonsense. Baloney. Rubbish. 13: Lucht oibre : Working class. Labour force. 14: Mí-ádh : Mischance. Bad luck. 15: Misean-spiaireachta : Spying mission. 16: Réitithe : Prepared. Ready. Sorted. Settled. 17: Nathair nimhe : Snake. Adder. Viper. 18: Tionscadal : Project. 19: Neamhghnách : Unusual. Extraordinary. 20: Toradh : Result. End result. Product.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Gan mhoill : Quickly. Without delay. 2: Sólás : Solace. Consolation. 3: Cluiche cártaí : Game of cards. 4: Preab : Fright. Bounce. 5: GRMA : Go Raibh Maith Agat : Thanks. 6: Amaidí : Stupidity. Foolishness. 7: Béile : Meal. 8: Cé thusa ? Who are you? 9: Ba mhaith liom… : I’d like… 10: Cabhair : Help. Aid. 11: Lán le deatach : Smoky. Full of smoke. 12: Úsáideach : Useful. 13: Racht feirge : Tantrum. Rage. 14: Leithscéal : Excuse. 15: Tionóisc : Accident. Mishap. 16: Scanraithe : Afraid. Fearful. 17: Tobréiteach : Break through. Quick fix. 18: Sochma : Calm. Good tempered. 19: Caite : Burnt out. Spent. Done. 20: Éachtóir : Stunt person. Stunt double.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Stuama : Clear headed. Composed. Balanced. 2: Ollchliseadh : Meltdown. 3: Turraing leictreach : Electric shock.  4: Snaidhm : Knot. 5: Cumhach : Homesick. Lonesome. [The “h” in cumhach can be silent also.] 6: Murúch : Mermaid. 7: Dreas cainte : Chat. Natter. 8: Oirthearach : Oriental.  Eastern. 9: Uibheacha scrofa : Scrambled eggs. 10: Fathach : Giant. Goliath. Colossus. 11: Bádóir : Boater. Boat person. 12: Hata buachaill bó : Cowboy hat. 13: Dímheas : Cheekiness. Disdain. Disrespect. 14: Láib : Mud. Sludge. Mire. 15: Paiste : Child. 16: Uachtar reoite : Ice cream. 17: Fuadach : Kidnap. Abduction. Snatch. 18: Colscaradh : Divorce. 19: Léarscáil : Map. 20: Bómánta :Birdbrained. Dim. Brainless.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Briste : Broken. 2: Dubh dóite : Bored. Fed up. 3: Caolsráid : Alley. 4: Bobarún : Stooge. Dunce. 5: Neamh : Heaven. Paradise. 6: Formhéadú : Magnification. 7: Punc-racaire : Punk Rocker. 8: Dea-thuairisc : Good report. 9: Síob : Ride or a lift. 10: Boladh bréan : Pong. Stink. 11: Strus : Strain. Strain. 12: Go dté tú slán.: Safe journey. 13: Sin scéal eile. : That’s a different story. That’s a different matter. 14: Biachlár : Menu. 15: Aonach : Fair. Jamboree. 16: Beart : Parcel.  17: Áiléir : Attic. 18: Tóin : Backside. Bottom. 19: Beagnach : Almost. Nearly. 20: Beo : Alive.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: An dlí : The law. 2: Maistín : Bully. Thug. Attack dog. 3: Na laethanta saoire : Holidays. 4: Cnámh : Bone. 5: Easaontas : Disagreement. Discord. Dispute. 6: Brabach : Profit. 7: Corn : Trophy. 8: Gan dídean : Homeless. 9: Bearna : Breech. Gap. 10: Botún : Mistake. 11: Tréigthe : Jilted. Forsaken. Abandoned. 12: Buntáiste : Advantage. 13: Margadh : Market. Bargain. 14: Ór : Gold. 15: Marbh : Dead. Apathetic. 16: Luíochán : Ambush. Bed rest! 17: Céad faoin gcéad : One hundred percent. 18: Fiacail : Tooth. Fiacla : Teeth. 19: Bídeach : Teeny weeny. Diminutive. 20: Ceann : Head.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Téamh domhanda : Global warming. 2: Bródúil : Proud. 3: Bricfeasta : Breakfast. 4: An cúisí : The accused. 5: Conspóid : Controversy. 6: I do dhiaidhse : After you. 7: Ar eagla na heagla : Just in case. 8: Pollta : Punctured. Pierced. 9: Ceas : Excess. Lack of moderation. 10:  Scéin : Terror. Horror. 11: Gruagach : Hairy. 12: Croí na cuideachta : Life and soul of the party. 13: Blaosc : Skull. 14: Cluas : Ear. 15: Drochmheasúil : Snide. Disdainful. Disrespectful. 16: Smionagar : Wreckage. Debris. Rubble. 17: Aoi speisialta : Special guest. 18: Cosa : Legs. Feet. 19: Aimsir : Weather. 20 : Go tobann : Suddenly.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Maith thú : Good for you! Fair dues!  2: Coróin : Crown. 3: Aiseolas : Feedback. 4: Barraíocht : Overload. Excess. 5: Clú agus cáil : Celebrity. Great fame. 6: Diongbháilte : Determined. 7: Ciall cheannaithe : Sense that has been bought. Once bitten, twice shy. Learn from your mistakes. 8: Úr : Fresh. Crisp. New. 9: Bhí náire air : He was ashamed. 10:  Idir an dá linn : Meantime. Meanwhile. 11: Maróg : Paunch. Pot belly. Gut. Pudding! 12: Banphrionsa : Princess. 13: Is cuma liom : It makes no difference to me. I don’t care. 14: Cos ar bolg. Foot on the stomach. Oppression. Repression. 15: Cuma mhuiníneach : Confident appearance. Air of confidence. 16: Fogha a thabhairt faoi : Charge. Let fly at. 17: Breatimeacht : Brexit. 18: Ardmháistir : Grand master. Principal. 19: Cead bealaigh : Right of passage. Priority. 20: Buile bhóthair : Road rage.

 

 

Word Meanings 1: Bhí pus air :  He was in a sulk. Pusach : Sulky. Huffy. 2: Saibhir : Rich. 3: Scannán uafáis : Horror film. 4: Aosta : Old. Aged. 5: Ómós : Deference. Homage. Esteem. 6: Tionchar : Influence. Impact. Sway. Leverage. 7: Millteanach : Appalling. Atrocious. 8: Ardnósach : Snobbish. Highbrow. 9: Tuarastal : Salary. Wage packet. Compensation. 10: Óg : Young. 11: Taisme : Accident. Fluke. 12: Deireadh an domhain : Doomsday. End of the world. 13: Taithí : Experience. 14: Lúcháireach : Delighted. Exultant. 15: Ollphéist mhara : Sea monster. Sea serpent. 16: Drochbhéasach : Bad mannered. Rude. 17: Tacaí : Supporter. Backer. 18: Róthrom : Overweight. Too heavy. 19: Saorálaí : Volunteer. 20: Salach : Dirty. Grimy.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Suanán : Snooze. Nap. 2: Caid : Gaelic football. 3: Codladh sámh : Sleep well. Sweet dreams. 4: Aonbheannach : Unicorn. 5: Malartú : Switch. Swap. Á malartú : Reversal. 6: Dea-scéal : Cheering news. 7: Drochscéal : Bad news. 8: Cuairteoir : Visitor. Guest. Caller. 9: Cumasú : Empowerment. 10: Ríméadach : Delighted. Elated. 11: Deirimse leat : I’m saying to you! Let me tell you!! 12: Rabhlóg. Casfhocal : Tounge twister. 13: Failte ar ais! : Welcome back. 14: Íde béil : Tounge lashing. A talking to. 15: Cotúil : Bashful. Diffident. 16: Finné : Witness. 17: Stomán : Gut. Pot belly. 18: Folt bréige : Wig. 19: Gaeilgeoir : Irish speaker. 20: Ganntanas airgid : Shortage of funds. Tight money wise.

 

 

Word Meanings :1: Lánúin : Couple  2: Lucht féachana : Audience 3: Dramh : Scrap. Dramh-mhiotal : Scrap metal. 4: Cliseadh : Breakdown. 5: Dealbh : Statue. 6: Comórtas : Competition. Contest. 7: Sacar : Soccer. 8: Botún : Blunder. Mistake. Gaffe. 9: I lár na hoíche : Midnight. Middle of the night. 10: Paisinéir : Passenger. 11: Réchúiseach : Chilled. Casual. Blithe. Complacent. 12: Nocht : Bare. Naked. 13: Bata : Stick. Baton. 14: Aghaidh : Face. 15: Gan trua gan taise: Remorseless. Callously. 16: Bonn airgid : Coin. 17: Bobaire : Prankster. 18: An grianchóras : Solar system. 19: Beo bocht : Destitute. Dirt-poor. 20: Linn snámha :Swimming pool.

 

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Agus rud eile : And another thing. 2: Aighneas : Conflict. Clash. Disagreement. 3: Fearas-racaire : Rock gear. Rock kit. 4: Gortaithe go dona : Badly injured. 5: Drogallach : Reluctant. Unwilling. 6: Deibeanna : Debs. 7: Sobal : Suds. 8: Pé scéal é : Anyway. Anyhow. Regardless. 9: Slaghdán : Common cold. 10: Garsún : Boy. 11: Pota óir : Pot of Gold. Jackpot. 12: Milliúnaí : Millionaire. 13: Glib : Fringe of hair. 14: Ardaingeal : Archangel. 15: I rith na hoíche : During the night. 16: Buachaill bó : Cowboy. 17: Carr spóirt : Sports car. 18: Mar dhea! : Supposedly. So called. Purportedly. 19: Comhscór : Tie. Score draw. 20: Sin a bhfuil ann : That’s all!

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Fara : Perch. 2: Imní : Anxiety. Concern. 3: Na ladhracha : Toes. 4: Soirbhíoch : Optimist. 5: Eas : Waterfall. 6: Cuir amú : Baffle. Misdirect. 7: Oíche mhaith : Goodnight. 8: Cion: Fondness. Affection. 9: Niteoir gluaisteán : Car wash. 10: Príosúnach : Prisoner. 11: Taisceadán : Saf16: e. Strong box. 12: Nua-ealaín : Modern art. 13: Teachtaire :Messenger. 14: Aigeantacht : Cheerfulness. Vivacity. 15: Ar ball : Presently. 16: Dúil : Longing.Hankering. 17: Tiarálaí : Swot. 18: Ceolchoirm : Concert. 19: Feirmeoir muc : Pig farmer. 20: Fiosrach : Curious. Nosy.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Taom croí : Heart attack. 2: Sasanach: English. 3: Fáscadh : squeeze. Tightening. 4: Cur isteach : Distraction. 5: Géar : Severe. Abrupt. Abrupt. 6: Stáitse : Stage. 7: Plúchta : Chesty. Clogged. Breathless. 8: Tearmann : Refuge. Asylum. 9: Imirceach : Emigrant. 10: Carnadh : Build up. Pile up. 11: Ionga : Nail. Claw. 12: Múrmhaisiú : Mural. 13: Cód teaglama : Combination. 14: Inneall cairr : Car engine. 15: Bia baile : Comfort food. Home cooking. 16: Buanaí : Harvester. 17: Ceapaire : Sandwich. 18: Clogad : Helmet. 19: Griandóite: Sunburnt. 20: Coinín na Cásca : Easter Bunny.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Leasainm : Nickname. 2: Dóchasach : Hopeful. 3: Creidimh : Religious. Spiritual. 4: Rafta adhmaid : Raft. 5: Seanóirín: Old folk. 6: Coirceog : Beehive. 7: Faoileáil : Hover. 8: Aisteach : Odd. Freaky. 9: Neamhghnách : Unusual. 10: Ramallach: Slimy. 11: Croí úill : Apple core. 12: Scanrúil : Scary.13: Snáthaid fuála : Sewing needle. 14: Conriocht : Werewolf. 15: Boc : Dude. Geezer. Lad. 16: Spleodrach : Ebullient.  Vivacious. 17: Bríceadóir : Bricklayer. 18: Dealbh : Poor. Impoverished. 19: Raic : Shindig. Bust up. Racket. 20: Comhtholgadh :Concussion.

 

 

Word Meanings: 1: An fíoroidhre : The true heir. The rightful heir. 2: Ceilteach : Celtic. 3: Go sciobtha : Swiftly. 4: Ialtóga : Bats. 5: Comhairleoirí : Advisers. 6: Seachantach : Cagey. Coy. Evasive. 7: Binse páirce : Park bench. 8: Neamhspleách : Independent. 9: Leictreach : Electrical. 10: Na scraistí : Slobs. Wasters. Dossers. 11: Cíocrach : Ravenous. 12: Fan linn : Stay with us. 13: Liú : Cheer. Yahoo!! 14: Óráid : Speech. Oration. 15: Bréan de : Fed up with. 16: Fulacht : BBQ. 17: Iniúchadh : Examination. Inspection. 18: Pónaí : Ponytail. 19: Bhí an áit bánaithe : The place was deserted. 20: Cruatan : Misery. Affliction.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Bríomhar : Energetic. Lively. 2: Cneasta: Mellow. 3: Damanta : Accursed. Dreaded. 4: Banlaoch : Heroine. 5: Dochar : Damage. Harm. 6: Amhránaíocht : Singing. 7: Coirpeach : Criminal. Villain. Culprit. 8: Éagóir : Injustice. Unfairness. 9: Fuath : Hate. Detestation. Loathing. 10: Féirín : Gift. Favour. Present. 11: Gábh : Predicament. 12: Girseach : Lass. Young lady. 13: Crosta : Cross. Bad tempered. 14: Meancóg : Blunder. Mistake. 15: Gnúis: Countenance. Expression. 16: Seanaois: Old age. 17: Uaibhreach : Haughty. Proud. 18: Deiseanna : Opportunities. Possibilities. 19: Urraim : Respect. Deference. 20: Cruinn : Accurate. Exact.

 

 

Word Meanings: 1: Pusachán: Cry baby. Sourpuss. 2: Grá agus gean: Love and affection. 3: Steallaire : Syringe. 4: Creathnach : Appaling. Shocking. 5: Trírín : Triplet. 6: Míobhánach: Dizzy. 7: Tuismitheoir: Parent. 8: Ciotach : Awkward. Clumsy. 9: Lán le teannas : Tense. 10: Tnáite : Frazzled. Jaded. 11: Slógadh agóide : Protest rally. 12: Aireach : Alert. Watchful. 13: Dáimh : Affinity. Empathy. 14: Formhór : Majority. 15: Dathúil: Bonny. Good looking. 16: Scornach thinn : Sore throat. 17: Banc Sonraí : Data bank. 18: Mearaithe : Baffled. Distracted. 19: Faillí: Negligence. 20: Masla : Insult. Offence.

 

 

Word Meanings: 1: Leadránach: Boring. Dull. 2: Coitrúnta : Awkward. Unfriendly. Argumentative. 3: Dreas codlata: Nap. 4: Loiscneach : Blazing. Scorching. 5: Gearrchaile : Lass Girl. 6: Gnó : Business. 7: Diomúch : Disgruntled. Disillusioned. Unhappy. 8: Folúntas: Emptiness. Vacancy. 9: Loit : Banjax. Ruin. Damage. 10: Gealgháireach : Cheerful. Bubbly. 11: Lámha suas : Hands up. 12: Treoraí : Guide. Navigator. 13: Glasraí : Vegetables. 14: Suaimhneach: Calm. Restful. Cosy. 15: Na deirfiúracha : The sisters. 16: Sracaireacht : Extortion. 17: Uafásach : Appalling. Awful. 18: Surfálaí : Surfer. 19: Tiománaí : Driver. 20: Toirmisc : Prohibit. Forbid.

 

 

Word Meanings: 1: Turasóir: Tourist. 2: An scoth : The best. The finest. 3: Amadán : Fool. 4: Babhta traenála : Workout. Training session. 5: Cailleach: Witch. 6: Cleas : Prank. Stunt. Trick. 7: Cáipéis aitheantais: Identification. 8: Glan suas: Clean up. 9: Ar mire : Apoplectic. Berserk. 10: Dúlagar : Melancholy. Depression. 11: Geit : Startle. Shock. 12: Cluiche caide : Football game. 13: Codarsnacht: Contrast. Opposition. 14: Díomá : Disillusion. Disappoint. Dismay. 15: Deoch : Drink. 16: Éirimiúil : Clever. Bright. 17: Gligín : Airhead. Superficial. 18: Gan dochar : Harmless. Good hearted. 19: Bladaire : Charmer. 20: Tá colm ar a aghaidh: There is a scar on his face.

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