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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
aighneas, m. (gs. -nis).1. Argument, discussion. ~ a chur ar dhuine, to accost s.o.; to start an argument with s.o. (As vn.)Ag ~, arguing. 2. Submission (in argument, lawsuit). ~ a thabhairt, (i) to make a submission, (ii) to give back-chat (do dhuine, to s.o.). Cead aighnis, leave to speak (in course of argument). 3. Talkativeness; talk, chatter. Is diail an t-~ atá aige, he is the devil for talk. Is deacair ~ a bhaint as, it is hard to make him talk. 4. Address. Tá ~ deas aige, he has a good address.
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PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ aighnis, settlement of dispute.
Tá ~ chun aighnis uirthi, she is in a wicked mood.
De shíor ag ~adh aighnis ar a chéile, for ever nagging at each other.
Bhí ~ chun aighnis air, there was an argumentative look on his face.
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