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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cnámh, f. (gs. -áimhe, npl. ~a, gpl. ~). 1. Bone. (a) ~ duine, ainmhí, éisc, human, animal, fish, bone. ~a na marbh, the bones of the dead. ~ brollaigh, uchta, breastbone. ~ corróige, cromáin, hip-bone. ~ droma, backbone. Má tá ~ droma ionat, if you have any gumption in you. ~ géill, jaw-bone. ~ grua, leicinn, cheek-bone. ~ (na) leise, thigh-bone, femur. ~ (na) lorga, shin-bone, tibia; (of horse) cannon-bone. ~ murnáin, an mhurnáin, ankle-bone. ~ radúil, radius. ~ smeara, marrowbone. Smior i do chnámh! Good for you! ~ (an) smiolgadáin, collar-bone. ~ uillinne, na huillinne, ulna. Má théann an chúis go ~ na huillinne, if it comes to the crucial test. ~ uisinne, na huisinne, temporal bone. Na ~a a bhaint as rud, to bone sth. Tá na ~a aige, he has plenty of bone. Cuirfidh an bia maith ~ ann, good food will strengthen his bones. Fear i gcumas a chnámh, a man in all his strength, a full-grown man. Níl air ach na ~a, (of bird, etc.) there is nothing on it but bones to pick. Níl ann ach na ~a agus an craiceann, he is only skin and bone. Tá na ~a ag teacht tríd an gcraiceann aige, his bones are protruding through his skin. Allas na g~ a chur, to sweat from work, to work slavishly. Bhain sé as a chnámha é, he worked himself to the bone for it. Níl sé aige gan fhios dá chnámha, he has had to work hard for it. Má tá sé i do cheithre ~a, if you can summon up the strength for it. Roinnfear do cheithre ~a ar a chéile, every bone in your body will be broken. Tá an fuacht ag dul sna ~a aige, he feels the cold in his bones. Tá na ~a ag cur air, he is stiff in the joints, suffers from rheumatism. Chuaigh an buille sin i ndeas don chnámh, that thrust went home. Prov: Téann focal le gaoth ach téann buille le ~, actions speak louder than words. S.a. aicíd1, cual, fear1 1 (a), fiabhras, lus, tine1 1(a). (b) Fig: ~ ghaoil a bheith agat le duine, to be related by blood to s.o. Gaol na g~ , close relationship, kinship. ~ spairne, bone of contention. ~ an scadáin, herring-bone (pattern). ~ dhearg na fírinne, the naked truth. An rud atá sa chnámh (is doiligh a bhaint as an bhfeoil), what is bred in the bone (is difficult to get rid of). Níor chuir sé ~ ann, he made no bones about it. Ná lig do chnámh leis an madra, don’t be imposed upon. S.a. creim1 1. (c) ~a scéil, the framework of a story. Sin ~a an scéil agat, those are the main facts of the story for you. ~a na ceimice, synopsis of chemistry. (d) Mus: ~a, bones. 2. Strip (in ploughing). 3. Submerged reef. (Var: m; gs. & pl. ~a)
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PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ na gcnámh, rheumatism.
Aithním i mo chnámha é, I feel it in my bones.
Chuir sé ~ na gcnámh, he sweated hard; he worked hard for a living.
~ sna cnámha, brittle-boned.
Níl cnámh le ~adh aige, he is unable to move.
Cnámh ~, brittle bone.
Tiocfaidh an chnámh ina chéile, the bone will knit.
~ cnámh, crunching of bones.
~ a chur ar do chnámha, to give one’s bones a rest.
Níor chuir sé ~ crua dá chnámha riamh, he never exerted his bones, never did a hard day’s work.
Ní raibh aon chnámh ina chorp nár briseadh, every bone in his body was broken.
~ chnámh, scamhóg, bone, pulmonary, tuberculosis.
Cnámh a chreimeadh, to pick a bone.
Thug mé cnámh le ~eadh dó, I gave him something to chew upon.
An ~ atá ina chnámha, the infirmity in his bones.
Alt, cnámh, an chromáin, hip-joint, -bone.
~ cnámh, heap of bones.
Tá sé ina chual cnámh, he is worn to a skeleton.
Nuair a chuaigh an chúis go cnámh na huillinne, when it came to the crucial test.
Tá sé i g~ a chnámh, a chéille, he is in full possession of his strength, of his mental faculties.
Cnámh a dheisiú, to reduce, set, a bone.
~ cnámh, bone-setting.
Cnámha ~a, well-knit bones.
(Go) ~ sa talamh, sa chnámh, deep in the ground, in the bone.
Cnámh (an) éadain, frontal bone.
Níor fhág an fuacht mo chnámha fós, I can still feel the chill in my bones.
~ cnámh, na gcnámh, bone-setter.
~ cnámh, rheumatic fever.
Cnámha ~, slender bones.
~ cnámha, bone necrosis.
Ní gan fhios dá chnámha a rinne sé é, he didn’t do it without exerting himself.
Tá mé gafa sna cnámha, my bones are stiff. (Of feelings)
D’ainneoin chnámh a ghaosáin, in sheer despite of him.
Cnámh géill, jaw-bone.
Níor fágadh ~ feola ar na cnámha, not a scrap of meat was left on the bones.
Ghlan an aicíd as a chnámha, the disease cleared out of his bones.
Ghlean cnámh ina bhráid, a bone stuck in his throat.
~ adhmaid, rothaí, bróg, cnámh, creaking of timber, of wheels, of shoes, of bones.
~ adhmaid, cnámh, adhairce, móna, wood-, bone-, horn-, peat-, charcoal.
An rud atá sa chnámh, what is bred in the bone.
Chuaigh sé ~ go cnámh, it penetrated to the bone.
Cnámh na ~e, thigh-bone, femur.
Is ann a ~adh a chnámha, it is there his bones were laid.
~adh sna cnámha, to become bare-boned.
Cnámh na ~, shin-bone, tibia;
~ do chnámha, bend yourself to your work.
~ na gcnámh, samphire.
Dá mbeadh ~ i mo chnámha, if I were able to move about.
Tá ~ ina chnámha, he is as hard as nails.
Mhothaigh sé ina chnámha é, he felt it in his bones.
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