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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
coigil, v.t. (pres. -glíonn, vn. ~t).1. Spare. (a) Stint, save. Airgead, bia, a choigilt, to spare money, food. Do neart a choigilt, to conserve one’s strength. Níor choigil siad ól ná aoibhneas, they drank and made merry. Níor choigil sé a dhícheall, he was unsparing in his efforts. Nár choiglí Dia thú! Go ahead, and good luck to you! (b) Refrain from harming. Do namhaid a choigilt, to spare one’s enemy. Ná ~ mise, don’t spare me; don’t refrain (from doing something) on my account. 2. (Of fire) Rake, bank, up. An tine a choigilt, to bank up the fire with ashes. 3. Gather closely. Rudaí a choigilt (le chéile), to gather things closely together. Choigil sí an leanbh chuici, she gathered the child to her. 4. Cover up, conceal. Peacaí ~te, secret sins. Nach ~te an duine é? What a secretive person he is?
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PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ maoine, nirt, conservation of wealth, of strength.
Níl ~ ar bith inti, she is in no way thrifty.
3. ~ (tine), raked embers, banked-up fire.
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