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cumhdaigh could be a grammatical form of: cumhdach »
EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cumhdaigh2, v.t. (vn. -ach). 1. Cover, protect. (a)Teach a chumhdach, to cover, roof, a house. Tú féin a chumhdach go maith, to cover, clothe, oneself well, warmly. Troscán a chumhdach, to cover, upholster, furniture. (b)Chumhdaigh sé a uillinn le ceann an bhata, he covered, guarded, his elbow with one end of the stick. (c)Bhí sé ag cumhdach a mhic, he was protecting, trying to keep the blame from, his son. 2. Keep, preserve. (a)Dia ár gcumhdach, God protect us. Go gcumhdaí Dia sibh, may God keep you. (b)Maoin a chumhdach, to store up wealth. Fear nár chumhdaigh a stór, a man who was not miserly with his wealth. 3. Uphold. An dlí a chumhdach, to uphold the law. 4. Provide for, endow. Tá a iníonacha le cumhdach aige, he has to provide for, settle, his daughters. 5. Cost: Bind. 6. Lit: Found; build. Chumhdaigh sé cealla agus mainistreacha, he founded, built, churches and monasteries. 7. Lit:(a) Enshrine. (b) Ornament, adorn.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Cuir ~ ort féin, put on some protective clothing.
~ cinn, (protective) covering for head.
Chuir sé ~ ar an teach, ar na cruacha, he roofed the house, thatched the (corn-)stacks.
~ cathaoireach, covering, upholstering, of chair.
~ cábla, sheathing of cable.
~ coire, boiler-jacket.
~ innill, machine-shield.
~ leabhair, binding of book.
Tá ~ mór céille aige, he has a great fund of common sense.
~ sciathán, wing-case.
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