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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
achar1, m. (gs. -air). 1. (a) Distance, journey. Cén t-~ é go Corcaigh? How far is it to Cork? Níl sé ach ~ gearr as seo, it is only a short distance from here. Tá réidhe an achair anois leis, he is making good progress now. (b) Extent. Cad é ~ na páirce sin? How far does that park extend? ~ tí, base of house. (c) Area. 2. (a) Period of time. Bhí sé ~ fada anseo, he was here a long time. Níl aon ~ sa lá, the day is very short. Gan mórán achair, shortly. An t-~, while. Bhí sí ag caoineadh an t-~ a bhí sí ag caint liom, she was weeping while she was talking to me. Bhí mé anseo ar feadh an achair, I was here all the while. (b) ~ an Dá Lá Dhéag, (i) the Twelve Days of Christmas, (ii) Epiphany.
achar2, m. 1 = achairt. 2. (In phrase) In ~ an anama, critically ill.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Achar ~, long distance.
In ~ achair, after a while.
Taobh ~ d’achar áirithe, within a certain time.
Le ~ achair, for a while back.
Ní thugann sé an t-achar go Teamhair, it doesn’t give the distance to Tara.
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