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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
anás, m. (gs. -áis). 1. Need, poverty. Ar an ~, destitute. In ~ ruda, in want of sth. Tháinig an t-~ orthu, they were stricken with poverty. Ná lig ~ ar do pháistí, don’t let your children go in want. Duine a thógáil as an ~, to relieve s.o. from want. 2. (a) Needy person. (b) Clumsy, awkward, person.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Ar an anás, in want.
Tá sé de bhua orm a bheith ar an anás, I am fated to be always in need.
Fuair siad a n~ den anás, they had their share of poverty.
ar phian, ar ocras, ar anás, relief from pain, from hunger, from want.
Bhí ~ fada aici ar an anás, she had long forbearance in distress.
~ sé é féin ar an anás, he let himself become destitute.
~ an t-anás iad, they were separated by want.
Duine a thabhairt as an ospidéal, as contúirt, as an anás, to take s.o. out of hospital, out of danger, out of want.
Chuamar trí anás agus anró, we endured want and hardship.
Cuirfidh sé ~ an anás iad, it will tide them over their need.
Is beag an méid a thógfadh as an anás iad, very little would relieve them from want.
Ag ~ leis an anás, contending with want.
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