Nathanna macallacha

beag beagadánlittle one
bog bogadánsoft person
brilla bralla,
bhrille breaille
childish nonsense
clic cleaicclick-clack
cogar mogarhugger mugger, cugger mugger
dúr dúramándense person
faoiste fáistenonsense ("faoiste"=fudge); "faoiste fáiste a dhéanamh de rud" - to make light of a thing
fionna feannajot, nothing; "Níor fágadh fionna feanna ann" - Nothing was left there; "Ní fiú fionna feanna é" - It is worth nothing
frois fraismess; "frois frais a dhèanamh de rud" - to make a mess of something
fudar fadarmess; "fudar a dhéanamh de rud" - to make a mess of something
fuile faileconfusion, commotion, fuss
furtla fartlafuss, confusion
fut fat,
futa fata
confused talk, babble of excitement
giob geab,
giub geab
chit-chat
gliog gleaigclick clack, chatter
holam halam,
hulm halm,
hulam halam
confusion, uproar
hum ham"Ní raibh húm nó hám as" - There was not a sound or a move out of him
lug ar an lag"Thit an lug ar an lag agam" - I was flabbergasted
lumpar lamparcollection of odds and ends (fosta: "cruifleog")
mioth meath"eadar mhioth agus mhaith" - between good and bad of all sorts
mugadh magadhhumbug, farce
neúdar neádartrifling, indecisive, insipid, namby pamby talk
plob plab,
plub plab
blubbering, incoherent speech
ríráhubbub, uproar
rúille búille,
ruaille buaille
commotion, tumult, confusion
rúp rápconfusion, din
sciot sceat,
sciot scot
"sciot scot a dhèanamh de rud" - to mess up something
slupar slaparsound of splashing water
spior spear"spior spear a dhèanamh de rud" - to make light of a thing
triopall treapallmess; "Ná fág gach uile rud ina thriopall treapall" - Don't leave everything a mess
tuf taf"Tá an sneachta alright ach is fearr liom tuf-taf é ná ina phlub-phlab"
trup trapnoise; "Bhí trup trap acu ar fud an tí" - They were tramping loudly all through the house
uirc airc,
oirc airc
"Gheall sé na hoirc is na hairc dom" - He promised me the moon and the stars

Tá eolas breise le fáil i mBéaldoideas, 1988, lch 141-152


2005-06-16 CPD
Tháing cuid den fhaisnéis seo ó Phól Carr, Jerry Smith, agus daoine eile ón liosta Seanchas-L