Aidiachtaí 1

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 also- as words can have different meanings depending on context etc. Míle buíochas

 

 

Translation: 1: Umhal: Humble-Modest. 2: Déanach: Late 3: I bhfolach: Hidden. 4: Cúramach: Careful. 5: Cionntach: Guilty. 6: Neirbhíseach: Nervous. 7: Deabhadh: Hurry. 8: Iontas: Surprise. 9: Uaigneach: Lonely. 10: Anois Díreach: Right now! 11: Dílis : Loyal 12: Brónach: Sad. 13: Galánta: Glamorous. 14: Leisciúil: Lazy. 15: Cealgach: Treacherous. 16: Ocrach: Hungry 17: Dúr: Thick headed. 18: Díomách: Disappointment. 19: Coscrach : Shocking – Ghastly. 20: Stuacach : Sullen – Petulant.

 

 

Translation : 1: Reoite: Frozen. 2: Contúirteach: Dangerous. 3: Scoillte: Cracked. 4: Adhúil: Lucky. 5: I m’aonar : Alone. On my own. 6: As do mheabhair : Crazy. 7: Réidh: Prepared. Smooth. 8: Le chéile : Together. 9: Scaipthe: Scattered -Scatter brained! 10: Spíceach : Spiky. 11: Gruagach : Hairy 12: Atuirseach: Weary. Dejected. 13: Borb: Fierce. Violent. Rude. 14: Cairdiúil: Friendly. 15: Dímríoch: Feeble. Helpless. 16: Gonta: Pungent. Sharp.  Bréan is putrid. Lofa is rotten. 17: Crosta: Cross. Bad tempered. 18: Salach: Dirty. Foul. 19: Buacach: Victorious. 20: Ársa: Ancient.

 

 

Translation : 1: Briste : Broken. 2: Casta : Twisted. Complicated. Crooked. 3: I gcruachas : Difficulty. Dilema. 4: Saibhir : Rich. 5: Buartha : Worried. Bothered. 6: Ceart go leor : OK 7: Stró : Stress 8: Ait : Bizarre 9: Grá : Love. 10: Mantach : Toothless. 11: Meánaosta : Middle aged. 12: Go dona : Bad. dreadful. 13: Caillte : Lost. 14: Uafásach : Horrible. 15: Cantalach : Cranky. 16: Duáilceach : Vicious. Wicked. 17: Náire : Shame. Embarrassment. 18: Fiosrach : Curious.

 

 

Translation 1: Bródúil : Proud. 2: Láidir : Strong. 3: Beathaithe : Well fed. Corpulent. Flabby. 4:Aerach : Airy. Bubbly. 5: Glórach : Loud. Clamorous. 6: Mall : Slow. 7: Cairdeas : Friendship. 8: Greannmhar : Amusing. Funny. 9: Déistin : Disgust. Distaste. 10: Traochta : Tired.  11: Imníoch : Anxious. Edgy. 12: Sáraithe : Frustrated. Harassed. 13: Ar buile : Furious. 14: Giobach: Hairy. Bedraggled. 15: Craiceáilte : Bonkers. 16: Baoth : Vain. Foolish. 17: Leamhthuirse : Boredom. 18: Dian : Hard. Severe. Stern.

 

 

Translation 1: Díomach : Disappointed. 2: Aclaí : Fit. 3: Moladh Bréige : False praise. Insincere. 4: Díograiseach : Keen. Enthusiastic. 5: Attriallach: Repetitive. 6: Comhrac: Conflict. 7: Baol Tuile: danger of flooding. 8: Bagrach : Intimidating. 9: Maorga : Elegant. 10: Bunoscionn : Upside down. 11: Bolg tinn: Tummyache. 12: Cráite le himní : Extremley worried. 13: Callánach: Noisy. 14: Gairmiúil : Professional. 15: Anachain: Disaster. 16: Crógacht: Bravery. 17: Faoi cheilt: Hidden. 18: Cineálta : Friendly. Kind. 19:  Muiníneach : Confident. Self assured. 20: Cosúil : Similar.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Ceanndána : Headstrong. Stuborn. 2: Seanaimseartha : Old fashioned. 3: Scéin : Fright. Horror.. 4: Bodhar : Deaf. 5: Corr : Odd. Eccentric. Oddball. 6: Cás éigeandála : Emergency case. 7: Ciste : Chest. Treasure. 8: Cliseadh : Breakdown. 9: Comhghuaillí : Ally. 10: Bac : Blockage, 11: Tirim : Dry. 12: Contúirteach : Dangerous. 13: Cráite : Wrecked! Hassled. Worn out! 14: Codlatach : Sleepy. Drowsy. 15: Craos : Excess.  Gluttony. 16: Croiméal : Moustache. 17: Dea-bhéasach : Well mannered. 18: Drochscéal : Bad news. 19: Comhcheilg : Conspiracy. Intrigue.  20 : Amaitéarach : Amateurish.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1 Dearfach : Optimistic. Positive, 2: Comhcheol : Harmony. 3: Codlatán : Sleepyhead. 4: An deachracht : Difficulty. Glitch. 5: Gafa : Busted. Captive. 6: Lúcháireach :  Delighted. Elated. 7: Geallta : Engaged. 8: Shock. Startle. 9: Gleoite : Cute. Darling. 10: Faitíos : Apprehension.  Fear. 11: Foréigneach : Violent. 12:  Éagsúlacht : Variety. 13: Sprionlaithe : Mean. Miserly. 14: Gránna : Vile. Repulsive. 15: I ngrá : In love. Smitten. 16: Ina luí : Lying down. 17: Lasracha : Flames. 18: Iargúlta : Isolated. Lonely. 19: Gortaithe : Injured. Wounded. 20: Líonra : Network

 

 

Word Meanings: 1:Aireach : Alert. Watchful. 2: Mealltach : Enticing. Appealing. 3: Fraochta : Furious. Incandescent. 4: Néal codlata : Nap. Snooze. 5: Smacht : Control. Discipline. 6: Féasóg : Beard. 7: Folamh : Empty. 8: Oscailte : Open. 9: Plódaithe. Crowded. Crammed. 10: Dúnta : Shut. 11: Réamhstairiúil : Prehistoric. 12: Rocach : Wrinkly. 13: Rómhór : Too big. 14: Ramhar : Fat. 15: Scáthchruth : Silhouette. 16: An fhadhb : The problem. 17: Sobhriste : Fragile. 18: Gliogar : Dud. Jalopy. 19: Flúirseach : Plentiful. 20: Sotalach : Big headed. Smug.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1 :An bhlasta : Very tasty! 2: Gan úsáid : Useless. 3: Bríomhar : Energetic. 4: Finscéal : Legend. Fable. 5: Codladh sámh : Sleep tight. Night night! 6: I gcónaí : Always. 7: Más é do thoil é : If it be your will. Please. 8: Dícheallach : Diligent. Committed. Hard working. 9: Eagraithe : Organised. Systematic. 10: Dochreidte : Unbelievable. 11: Taobh thiar de : Behind. 12: Teaspach : Heat wave. Exuberance.  13:Féin trua : Self pity. 14: Lách : Friendly. Affable. Amiable. 15: Taighde : Research. Investigation. 16: Tionscnaíocht : Initiative. 17: Ruaille buaille : Bedlam. Commotion. Clamour. 18: Thar maoil : Flow over. Boil over. 19: Searbh : Bitter.20: Suimiúil : Interesting.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Cumhachtach : Powerful. 2: Neamheaglach : Fearless. 3: Gairgeach : Cross. Disagreeable. 4: Gliondar : Delight. Glee. 5: Duais : Prize. 6: Amhrasach : Dubious. Iffy. 7: Flaithiúil : Generous. Benevolent. 8: Gearánach : Whingeing. 9: Le dea-ghuí : Best wishes. 10: Marfach : Deadly. Fatal. 11: Suntasach : Dramatic. Astounding. 12: Gan dochar : Harmless. 13: Meallta : Disappointed.14: Neamhchodladh : Insomnia. Sleeplessness. 15: Ollmhór : Huge. Gigantic. 16: Strainséir : Stranger. 17: Muinín : Trust. Confidence. 18: Staontach : Teetotal. 19: Soiléir : Clear. Obvious. 20: Suaimhneach : Relaxing. Calm. Serene..

 

 

Word meanings : 1: Cuideachta : Companionship. Conviviality. 2: Glic: Clever. Crafty. Canny. 3: Gruama: Bleak. Dismal. Dour. 4: Fiáin: Wild. Untamed. 5: Cealgach: Beguiling. Deceptive. 6: Lán go béal: Full to the mouth. Stuffed! 7: Mínádúrtha: Unnatural. 8: Geal: Bright. 9: Tanaí : Thin. Bony. 10:  Pianmhar : Painful. Aching. 11: Trodach : Aggressive. Belligerent. 12: Go sona sásta : Happily. 13: Fiabhras : Fever. 14: Sceitimíní : Excitement. Giddiness. 15: Gasta: Fast. Fleet footed. 16: Tratmhar : Thirsty. 17: Uasal: Noble. Dignified. Gallant.  18: Uafásach: Beastly. Appaling. Awful. 19: Te: Hot. 20: Trí chéile : Confused. Befuddled. Chaotic.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1:  Gan rabhadh : Without warning. 2: Turas deas : Pleasant trip. 3: Sa todhchaí : Future. 4: Éiginnte : Doubtful. Hesitant. 5: Claonsúileach : Cross-eyed. 6: Crochta : Hanging. Hanged. 7: Cumha : Nostalgia. Homesickness. Regret. 8: Doicheall : Resentment. Hostility. 9: Dea-ghléasta: Well dressed. Dressy. 10: Searbhasach :  Cynical. Sarcastic. 11: Brónach : Sad. Solemn. 12: Grá mo chroí : Love of my heart. Sweetheart. 13: Ionadh : Surprise. 14: Iontas : Amazement. Wonderment. 15: Milleán : Blame. Fault. 16: Ríméadach : Delighted. Ecstatic. 17: Righin : Inflexibile. Rigid. Tough. 18: Saint : Greed. 19: Spíonta : Banjaxed. Burnt out. 20: Múscailte : Awake. Awakened.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Fliuch Báite : Drenched. ” Drowned wet” 2: Claidhre : Coward. Quitter. 3: Trócaire : Clemency. Mercy. 4: Tuillte : Merited. Deserved. 5: Bean uasal: Lady. 6: Sin an fhírinne: That’s the truth. 7: Duine Uasal : Gentleman. 8: Gaofar : Windy. 9: Ifreann Dearg: Inferno. Red hell. 10: Íseal : Low. 11: Néata : Tidy. Spruce. 12: Nimhiúil : Poisonous. Toxic. 13: Sách : Sated. Full. Satisfied. 14: Préachta : Frozen. 15: Suaimhneas : Calm. Peace. Tranquillity. 16:  Postúil : Uppity. Self important. 17: Deacair : Demanding. Difficult. 18: Béim ghréine : Sunstroke. 19: In éineacht le : Along. Alongside. 20: Tosaitheoir : Beginner. 21: Ullamh: Prepared. Ready.

 

 

Word Meanings 1: Compordach : Comfortable 2: Coiriúil : Criminal. 3: Mearbhlach : Confusing. Bewildering. 4: Airdeallach : Vigilent. Alert. Guarded. 5: Réidh: Ready.6: Greamaithe : Stuck. Jammed.7: Deargnamhaid : Archenemy. 8: Díomhaoin : Idle. 9: Eigríonna : Ill advised. Unwise. 10: Diongbháilte : Determined. Emphatic. 11: Leadránach : Boring. Drab. 12: Díocasach : Enthusiastic. Avid. 13: Gealgháireach : Delighted. Beaming. 14: An t-anbhá : The panic. Desperation. 15: Faoiseamh: Comfort. Relief. 16: Míshásta : Annoyed. Displeased. 17: Neamhairdeallach : Heedless. Oblivious. 18: Socair : Calm. Steady. Stable. 19: Achrannach : Pugnacious. Troublesome. Awkward. 20: Tá mo chroí briste : Heartbroken.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Ardnósach : Classy. Snobby. Highbrow. Grand. 2: Póg : Kiss 3: An nuacht : The news. 4: Bagrach: Brooding. Menacing. Dark. 5: Ceann cipín : “Twig head” Pea brained. Blockhead. Air head. 6: Sásta : Satisfied. Content. 7: Thug sé an chluas bhodhar dom. “He gave me the deaf ear.” He blanked me. 8: Baol : Danger. Risk. Threat. 9: Aistear : Journey. Voyage. 10: Cuas : Creek. 11: Duine gnó : Business person. 12: Go moch ar maidin : Early in the morning. 13: Mánla : Graceful. Gentle. Demure. 14: Anois díreach : Right now. 15: In easnamh : Missing. 16: Buartha : Anxious. Despondent. Afraid. 17: Misneach : Courage. 18: An-áthasach : Very happy. Delighted. 19: Éasca : Easy. 20: Marfach : Deadly.

 

 

Word Meanings 1: Aiséirí : Resurrection. 2: An iomarca : Too much. Glut. Overkill. 3: Lofa : Rotten. Putrid. 4: Ba bhreá liom é. I was delighted with it. 5: Neamhchinnte : Indecisive. Unsure. 6: Balbh: Dumb. Mute. 7: Colgach : Bad tempered. Crabby. 8: Suairc : Cheerful. Good humoured. 9: Comhluadar : Company. Entourage. 10: Ríoga : Regal. Royal. 11: Comhroinnt : Sharing. 12: Cuir amú : Baffle. Confuse. 13: Leath : Half. 14: Dícheallach : Diligent. Hardworking. 15: Díolta amach : Sold out. 16: Fealltach : Traitorous. Treacherous. Perfidious. 17: Othar : Patient. 18: Dul thar fóir : Over the top. Extreme. 19: Mífhoighneach : Impatient. Frustrated. 20: Faoi bhrú : Under pressure. Harried.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: Faoi rún : Hush-hush. Secretly. Clandestine. 2: Fogha : Charge. Aggression. Drive. 3: Gan deireadh : Endless. Never ending. 4: Garda cosanta : Bodyguard. 5: Giuirléidí : Odds and ends. Bric a breac. Stuff. 6: Go haoibhinn: Pleasantly. Delightfully. 7: Drisíneach : Grouchy. Grumpy. 8: Go mealltach : Coaxingly. Enticingly. 9: In ord agus in eagar : Orderly. 10: Haiceálaí : Hacker. 11:  Meáite ar : Hell bent. Dead set. Determined. 12: Mórga : Gracious. Majestic. 13: Bearránach : Annoying. Vexatious. Nagging. 14: Ní raibh cuma ná caoi ar an tosach. The start was a mess. 15: Rathúil : Successful. Prosperous. Happy. 16: Duine aigeanta : Happy go lucky person. 17: Sáinnithe : Boxed in. Cornered. Trapped. 18: Grágán : Stump. Snag. 19: Tinneas cinn :Headache. 20: Tromluí : Nightmare.

 

 

Word Meanings: 1: Ar chúl an tí: The back of the house. In the backyard. 2: Scanrúil : Scary. 3: Fionn : Blonde. 4: Carn : Heap. Mound. Pile. 5: Lár na cathrach : City centre. Innner city. 6: Lorgaireacht : Tracking. 7: Buíoch : Thankful. Grateful. 8: Cliste : Clever. 9: Iomarca oibre : Overwork. 10: Millteanach: Awful. Appaling. Earth shattering. 11: Bhí cuma shásta air: He looked satisfied. 12: Riasc : Marsh. 13: Slua : Crowd. 14: Solas na gealaí : Moonlight. 15: Go feargach : Angrily. Indignantly. 16: Muineál : Neck. 17: Draíochtúil : Magical. Dreamlike. 18: Meatachán : Wimp. 19: Taisce : Treasure. Stash. Hoard. 20: Leim ard : High jump.

 

 

 

Word Meanings: 1: Áisiúil : Handy. Useful. Convenient. 2: Aon scéal nua? Any new story? Any news? 3: Namhaid : Enemy. Foe. 4: Samhlaíocht ;Imagination. Fantasy. 5: Ar fud na háite : All over the place. 6: Breithiúnas : Judgement. 7: Caith in airde : Toss. 8: Bleachtaire : Detective. 9: Chas sé aonréad : He played a solo. 10: Curadh : Champion. 11: Buachaill báire : Rascal. A lad. 12: Cúthail : Bashful. Shy. 13: Dainséarach : Dangerous. 14: Fiosrúchán : Investigation. Inquiry. 15: Deabhadh : Hurry. Haste. 16: Cáca bainise : Wedding cake. 17: Tulca : Flash flood. 18: Caillte. Lost. Forsaken. 19: Foirfe : Perfect. Flawless. 20: Garsún : Boy.

 

 

Word Meanings : 1: An domhan thiar : The western world. 2: Balcaire : Tough guy. 3: Biashlabhra : Foodchain. 4: Ar aire! : Attention! 5: Faoiseamh : Relief. Respite. 6: Ag obair go cruógach : Busily at work. 7: An sprioc : Target. 8: Bronntanais : Gifts. 9: Cáca lá breithe : Birthday cake. 10: Macalla : Echo. 11: Tiarnúil : Bossy. Masterful. 12: Peata : Pet. 13: Ó ghlúin go glúin : From generation to generation. Intergenerational. 14: Fáin : Stray. 15: Sona : Happy. 16: Praiseach : Mess. Shambles. 17: Síocháin agus síth : Peace and harmony. 18: Rógaire ceart : Rogue. Charmer. 19: Tábhachtach : Important. Significant. 20: Ar do sháimhín só : Relaxed. Leisurely.

 

 

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