IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cluich, v.t. & i. 1. Harry, chase. 2. Turn, round up. Giorria a chluicheadh, to turn a hare. Ba, caoirigh, a chluicheadh, to round up cows, sheep. Iad a chluicheadh isteach, le chéile, to gather them in, drive them together. Tá sé ~te, he is cornered. Tá mé ~te istigh i gcónaí, I am always stuck in the house. 3. Harrass; scold. 4. Gather in shoals, in flocks, in packs. Iasc ag ~eadh, fish shoaling. Madraí ag ~eadh, dogs gathering, hunting, in packs.
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Bíodh cluiche againn, let’s have a game.
An mbeidh cluiche maith ann Dé Domhnaigh? Beidh agus é. Will the match on Sunday be good? It definitely will.
Tá an cluiche ~, the game is over, won.
Cluiche, cogadh, a bhaint, to win a game, a war.
Chuir mé cluiche agus bhí mé dhá phingin sa bháin, I got a game and was owed twopence from the kitty.
Duine, cuideachta, cluiche, a bheochan, to enliven a person, a company, a game.
Cluiche ~í, game of bowls.
Cluiche a bhreathnú, to watch a game.
~ catha, cluiche, troda, victory in battle, in game, in fight.
Cath, cluiche, duais, a bhuachan, to win a battle, a game, a prize.
Cá n-imreoimid an cluiche? Where will we play the game?
Cluiche, troid, a chailleadh, to lose a game, a fight.
Cluiche, paca, ~í, game, pack, of cards.
An cluiche ~ a imirt ar dhuine, to deceive s.o.
~ iomána, peile, leadóige, fichille, cártaí, game of hurling, football, tennis, chess, cards.
~ comórtais, sraithe, competitive, league, game.
~ cothrom, evenly-played, drawn, game.
~ ceannais, craoibhe, final, championship (game).
~ leathcheannais, semi-final (game).
~ ceannais na hÉireann, All-Ireland final.
~ a imirt, a bhaint, a chailleadh, to play, win, lose, a game.
Chuir sé an ~ orm, he took the game from me.
~ a chur as cúl doirn, to jink, to win every trick in game.
Bhí an ~ ina dhorn aige, he had the winning of the game in his hand.
Bhí breith ~ aige, he had the winning of the game, held the winning card.
Bhí an ~ air, the game was up with him; it was his lot.
~ caointe, funeral rites, games.
I leith ~ is ábhachta, by way of playing a joke.
~ faoileán, gainéad, flock of seagulls, of gannets (over shoal).
~ a bhaint as giorria, to turn a hare.
2. Cluiche na coigile, stick-play, cudgelling.
An cluiche, an imirt, a choimhéad, to watch the game, the play.
Cluiche, scrúdú, comórtais, competitive game, examination.
Cluiche a chur, to win a game.
Cluiche ~ is liathróide, cup-and-ball game.
Cluiche ~, blindman’s-buff.
A cúig, an cluiche, a dhéanamh, to make a (trick of) five, the game.
Cluiche ~, single game, singles.
Cluiche dornála, boxing-match.
Cluiche ~, one-sided game.
Cluiche ~e, game of volleyball.
Cluiche fichille, game of chess.
Bhí an cluiche i mbéal fuadaigh orainn, victory was being snatched from us in the game.
Cluiche na fola, battle, final test of strength.
Bhí an cluiche ag ~áil inár gcoinne, the game was going against us.
Cluiche a ghabháil ó dhuine, to take a game from s.o.
Cluiche a chur as cúl glaice, to win a straight game.