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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cloch1, f. (gs. -oiche, npl. ~a, gpl. ~). 1. Stone. (a) Geol: ~ adhmainte, lodestone. ~ aoil, limestone. ~ chumaisc, pudding-stone. ~ eibhir, granite (stone). ~ chormaic, (type of) granite. ~ ghainimh, sandstone. ~ ghallúnaí, shópa, soap-stone. ~ ghlas, (i) greenstone, (ii) whinstone. Bhainfeadh sé deoir as ~ ghlas, it would move a heart of stone. ~ ghréine, scáil, quartz. ~ shalainn, rock salt. ~ thine, flint. ~ a dhéanamh de rud, to petrify sth. Croí cloiche, heart of stone. S.a. gráinne1 2(a). (b) (Of gem) ~ bhua, lómhar, luachmhar, uasal, precious stone. (c) ~ chairéil, quarry-stone. ~ chora, stepping-stone. ~ dhuirlinge, rounded shore-pebble, cobble-stone. ~ fhorbháis, perched stone. ~ reatha, rolling stone. Prov: Ní thagann caonach ar chloch reatha, a rolling stone gathers no moss. ~ thalún, stone embedded in ground. Ná cluineadh ~a an talaimh é, don’t breathe a word of it. (d) ~ ancaire, róid, théide, anchor stone. ~ ghabhála, fulcrum (stone). ~ ghualainne, nirt, heavy casting-stone. Is é mo chloch nirt é, it is as much as I can do. ~ tharraingthe, light casting-stone. (e) ~ altóra, altar-stone. ~ bhró, mhuilinn, millstone. S.a. rádal 2. ~ chinn, headstone. ~ mhíle, milestone. ~ theampaill, (i) churchyard stone, (ii) taciturn person. ~ theorann, boundary stone. (f) Const:~ bhoinn, foundation stone. An chloch bhoinn a chur, a leagan, to lay the foundation stone. ~ cheangail, ghreama, bond-stone. ~ choirnéil, chúinne, corner-stone. ~ dhín, mhullaigh, phréacháin, spideoige, cope-stone. ~ sceimhil, shileáin, drip-stone. ~a saoirseachta, building-stones. ~a cóirithe, dressed stone, ashlars. Balla cloiche, stone wall. Obair chloiche, stone-work. S.a. saor1. (g) ~a briste, broken stone, (road-)metal. (h) ~ fhaobhair, líofa, whetstone, hone. ~ speile, scythe-stone. (i) ~ shneachta, hailstone. Ag cur ~ sneachta, raining hail. (j) Ch: ~ ghorm, blue-stone. (k) Stone in fruit. ~ phluma, shilín, plum-, cherry-, stone. (l) Med: ~ dhomlais, gall-stone. ~ dhuáin, kidney-stone. ~a fuail, gravel. (m) Bead. ~ phaidrín, bead of rosary. Is é an chloch is mó, is lú, ar a phaidrín é, it is his greatest, his least, concern. (n) Hard lump. ~ ghuail, lump of coal. (o) Physiol: Testicle. (p) (In phrases) Ag caitheamh cloiche in aghaidh cuain, (of useless endeavour) casting a stone against the tide. Cibé atá saor caitheadh sé ~, let him who is blameless cast the first stone. Chaith sé a chloch is a ord leis, he gave it up as a bad job. Tá an chloch sa mhuinchille aige duit, he has it in for you. Caithimis an chloch as ár muinchille, let us bury the hatchet. ~ in áit na huibhe, a stone for bread. Dá mbeadh sé faoi chloch gheofá é, there is no use in hiding it from you. Cuirfidh sí ~ i do charn, she will bury you yet. S.a. snas1 3. 2. ~ (mheáchain), stone (weight). Rud a thomhas ina chlocha, to measure sth. by the stone. Mála ocht g~, eight-stone bag. 3. Rocky shore. Cois cloiche, by the shore. Fanacht in aice na cloiche, to stay close to shore. Bád ag imeacht le ~, a boat hugging the shore. 4. Rocky island. 5. (Stone) castle.
cloch2, v.t. (vn. ~adh m, gs. ~ta). Stone.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Dá mbeadh caint ag na clocha, if stones could speak.
Ní fhéadfainn, ~ mo dhícheall a dhéanamh, an chloch sin a thógáil, I could not lift that stone, even if I did my best.
~ chloiche, large stone.
3. ~ (cloiche), large stone.
Scilling an chloch, a shilling per stone.
Ar cheap cloiche, on a stone base.
Cipíní, clocha, a bhailiú, to gather sticks, stones.
Clocha, gairbhéal, a bhaint, to quarry stones, gravel.
Aithinne, splanc, a bhaint as cloch, to knock a spark out of a stone.
~ cloiche, brící, adóibe, fód, stone, brick, adobe, earthen, wall.
Bheith bliain d’aois, troigh ar airde, slat ar fad, tonna meáchain, punt an chloch, to be a year old, a foot high, a yard long, a ton weight, a pound a stone.
Ag biathú na gcloch orainn, showering stones at us.
~ cloiche, ledge, shelf, of rock.
Chomh ~ le cloch, le slis, le bodhrán, stone-deaf.
Cloch a bhogadh, to move, dislodge, a stone.
2. ~ cloiche, casting-stone.
~ cloch, stone-breaker.
Cloch bhró; ~ mhuilinn, millstone.
Clocha, salann, a bhrú, to pound stones, salt.
Cloch bhua, precious stone.
Bhuaigh aige, leis, an chloch a thógáil, he succeeded in lifting the stone.
Bhuail sé an balla le clocha duirlinge, he dashed the wall with shore pebbles.
~ cloiche, stone-bruise.
2. ~ chloiche, lump of stone.
~ cloiche, rock cavity.
~ chloiche, small ashlar; lump of stone.
~ cloiche, flat circular stone (as substitute for quoit).
~ cloch, stonechat.
~ cloch, stone-thrower.
Cloch a chaitheamh, to throw a stone.
Chaith sé cloch, urchar, liom, he threw a stone, fired a shot at me.
~ cloiche, meáchain, oird, stone-, weight-, hammer-, throwing.
~ cloiche, rock cavity.
Théadh sé i g~ chúng chloiche do thabhairt péine dá chorp, he used to confine himself in a narrow stone cell in order to mortify his body.
~ chloiche, protruding rock.
~ cloch, heap of stones.
~ cloch, créafóige, bruscair, heap of stones, of clay, of rubbish.
Clocha, gairbhéal, sneachta, a chartadh, to clear away stones, gravel, snow.
Clocha a cheangal, to bind stones.
~ cloiche, block of stone; stone post.
Tá ~ cloiche meáchain ann, it weighs a quarter of a stone.
~ (cloiche) siúcra, quarter (stone) of sugar.
~ chloiche, stone step.
Níl cloch ná ~ ar áit an tí sin anois, where that house stood there is neither stick nor stone left now.
1. ~ fearthainne, sneachta, cloch sneachta, shower of rain, of snow, of hailstones.
2. ~ cloch, drithlí, shower of stones, of sparks.
Ag ~ cloch, heaping stones.
Ag ~ (báistí, cloch sneachta), (pelting rain, hailstones).
Ag ~ báistí, cloch sneachta, pelting rain, hailstones.
~ cloch, fód, stone, sod, (fencing-)wall.
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