dòchasach

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dòchas +‎ -ach

Adjective[edit]

dòchasach

  1. expectant, hopeful, prospective

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used about people - when referring to situations, gealltanach is used:
    tha sinn dòchasach mun t-suidheachdadh - we're hopeful about the situation
    tha an t-suidheachadh gealltanach - the situation is hopeful