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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
ádh, m. (gs. áidh). Luck. An t-~ a chur ar dhuine, to bring s.o. luck. Tá an t-~ ort, you are lucky. Tá an t-~ ag siúl leis, he is always in luck. Bhí sé d’~ orm éalú uathu, I had the good fortune to escape from them. Go gcuire Dia an t-~ ort, (i) may God prosper you, (ii) God love you! Tá ~ na gcártaí air, he is lucky at cards. ~ éisc ort! Good luck with the fishing! Bhí an t-~ dearg air; bhí an t-~ ina rith air, ina chaipín, he was extremely lucky. Bhí eireaball, sciorta, den ~ air, he was a bit lucky. Prov: An té a mbíonn an t-~ ar maidin air bíonn sé air maidin agus tráthnóna, he who begins well ends well. S.a. barr1 8.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Cibé duine a mbeidh an t-ádh air, whoever is going to be lucky.
Gan ádh gan ~, luckless, unfortunate.
Bhí an t-ádh orm, I was lucky.
Mar bharr ar an ádh, ar an mí-ádh, as luck, ill-luck, would have it.
~ den ádh, stroke of luck.
Chuimil an mí-ádh liom, I met with misfortune.
An t-ádh a chur ar dhuine, to wish, to bring, s.o. luck.
An té ~ dual an mí-ádh, he who is unfortunate by nature.
Bhí an t-ádh ~ air, he was in real luck.
Go n-éirí an t-ádh leat, good luck attend you.
~ den ádh, a bit of luck.
Guím an t-ádh leat, may good luck go with you.
Bhí an t-ádh leis, he was lucky.
Go ~a Dia an t-ádh ort, God grant that you may be lucky.
Is ~ an mí-ádh nuair a thiocfaidh sé, let us not go out of our way to meet misfortune.
~ an mhí-áidh, unfortunate fellow.
~ nach raibh an t-ádh linn, because we were not in luck.
Tá an ~ air, he is unfortunate.
Bhí an ~ ag siúl, ag rith, leo, they were dogged by misfortune.
Dá mbeadh sé de mhí-ádh ort é a chailleadh, if you should have the bad luck to lose it.
Mar bharr ar an ~, as ill luck would have it.
~b air atá an mí-ádh, he is so unlucky.
Mar ~ raibh an t-ádh orainn, because we were not in luck.
Tá an t-ádh ina ~ ort, you are extremely lucky.
~ an t-ádh liom, I had a run of luck, was very lucky.
Bhí ~ den ádh ort, you had a slice of luck.
Bhí ~ den ádh ort, you had a stroke of luck.
Tá an mí-ádh ag siúl leis, he is dogged by ill luck.
~ den mhí-ádh, cloud of misfortune.
Tá an t-ádh ó thalamh ort, you are extremely lucky.
Thiontaigh Dia an t-ádh linn, God gave us better luck.
~ an t-ádh agus tiocfaidh sé, every man is the architect of his own fortune.
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