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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cúig, num. s. & a. Five. 1. m. (gs. ~, pl. ~eanna).(a) (In counting; usually preceded by particle a. See a3)A ~ déag, fifteen. Fiche a ~, ~ is fiche, twenty-five. Céad is a ~, one hundred and five. A ~ is a ~, five and five. (A) ~ nó (a) sé de (bhlianta), five or six (years). A ~ a chlog, five o’clock. Uimhir, cuid, a ~, number, part, five. (b)Trí chúig, three fives. Faoi chúig, five times, fivefold. (c) (Of figure, series) Tá an ~ agam, I have the five. Fág an ~ ar lár, omit the five. (d) Score of five in certain card games, trick. ~ a fháil, to gain a trick, score a five (in game of twenty-five, etc.). Leatsa an ~ sin, that is your trick. Bheith trí chúig, to have scored three tricks, be fifteen up. (e) Trick, stratagem. Beidh ~ éigin aige i gcónaí, he is up to every trick. Tá gach aon chúig iompaithe aige, he has tried every stratagem. Níl aon chúig ann, there are no wiles in him. 2. (a) (Followed by sg. or pl. of noun & pl. of a.; lenites initial consonant of sg. noun, prefixes h to initial vowel of pl. noun) ~ troithe, ~ mhíle, five feet, five miles. ~ scadán ghoirte, five salt herrings. ~ seachtaine déag, ~ mhí dhéag, fifteen weeks, fifteen months. ~ huaire fichead, (i) twenty-five times, (ii) twenty-five hours. ~ fichid, five score, one hundred, ~ chéad, ~ mhíle, five hundred, five thousand. (b)~ fichead, (card-game of twenty-five. (Var. of 1:f)
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Fiche a cúig, twenty-five.
Cúig ~ Uisnigh, the five fields of Uisneach, the five fifths of Ireland.
As cúig hairde na hÉireann, from the five corners, from all parts, of Ireland.
Na cúig ~, the five loaves.
Cúig a bhailiú isteach, to pick up a five, a trick.
Cúig phunt agus a bheatha, five pounds and his meals.
Cúig ~, sharp trick.
Cúig faoin gcéad de bhiseach, five per cent interest.
~ céad, cúig chéad déag, a company of one hundred, of fifteen hundred.
Ceangal na gcúig g~ a chur ar dhuine, to bind s.o. hand and foot.
An chéad dá, chúig, leathanach, the first two, five, pages.
Na cúig ~í (corpartha), the five (bodily) senses.
cúig de bhlianta ó shin, four or five years ago.
Cúig cúigí na hÉireann, the five fifths, the whole, of Ireland.
Is sine de chúig bliana é ná mise, he is five years older than me.
Cúig ~ is fiche, thirty- five.
Cúig chapall ~ is daichead, fifty-five horses.
A cúig, an cluiche, a dhéanamh, to make a (trick of) five, the game.
Tá sé ag éirí chun a cúig, he is rising five.
Cúig a ghabháil, to take a trick (of five).
Tá deich ~ ar chúig, ten divides by five.
Cúig ~a déag (ar airde), fifteen hands (high).
Cúig do lámhdhéanta a fháil, to get a dealing trick.
Tá an clog cúig nóiméad ~, the clock is five minutes slow.
Na cúig ~a, starfish.
Cúig mhéar Mhuire, creeping cinquefoil.
Na (cúig) ~a, the five of trumps.
Buidéal ~, cúig ~, noggin, five-noggin, bottle.
Cúig slata uait, five yards from you.
Cúig bliana ~d, is ~, seventy-five years.
Céad ~ a cúig, one hundred and sixty-five.
Cúig shéú de rud, five sixths of sth.
Thóg mé an cúig sin leis an aon, I took that trick with the ace.
Cúig mhí nó faoin ~ sin, five months or thereabouts.
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