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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
ealaín, f. (gs. ~e, npl. -íona, gpl. -íon). 1. Art; science, skill. (a) Lit: Poetic art; minstrelsy. Aos ealaíon, poets, minstrels. (b) ~ an dáin, na filíochta, the art of poetry. ~ an leighis, the art of healing; medical science. ~ na dornála, boxing skill. (c) Sch: Cúrsa san ~, arts course. Baitsiléir, Máistir, Ealaíne, Bachelor, Master, of Arts. (d) Na healaíona uaisle, the fine arts. (e) An ~ dhubh, black art. Tá (an) ~ dhubh aici, she has black magic. Chuir sí an ~ dhubh air, she bewitched him. 2. Applied skill, workmanship; craft. Idir ábhar agus ~, both material and workmanship. Tiocfaidh sé isteach ar an ~, he will acquire the necessary skill. Lit: ~ a dhéanamh, to practise a skilled trade. 3. Fitting occupation; proper proceeding. Gach uile dhuine agus a ~ féin aige, everyone to his trade. ~ bheatha, livelihood. Ní h~ duit é, it is no fit occupation for you, no way for you to carry on. Níorbh ~ dom gan a dhéanamh, it was the proper thing for me to do, I made sure to do it. 4. (Often pl.) Tricks, antics, capers, wiles. Tá sé lán ealaíon, he is full of tricks, wiles. Bhí an ~ riamh ann, he was always a tricky customer. Is fada an lá ar an ~ sin é, he has been at that game for a long time. Dá bhfeicfeá an ~, na healaíona, a bhí air, you should have seen his antics. Cad é an ~ atá anois air? What is he up to now? Bhí sé ar an ~ chéanna liom féin, he tried the same dodge on me. Stad den ~, de na healaíona, sin, stop that game. (As vn.) Ag ~, playing, capering. (Var: pl. ~eacha; ealaí f)
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Aistí agus ealaíona nua, new arts and crafts.
~ ealaíon, eolaíochta, talmhaíochta, college of art, of science, of agriculture.
~ sláinte, crábhaidh, ealaíon, promotion of health, of piety, of arts.
~ na diagachta, an dlí, an leighis, na n-ealaíon, the faculty of theology, of law, of medicine, of arts.
~ don ealaín, votary of the arts.
~ ealaíne, art critic.
M~ Ealaíon, Eolaíochta, Innealtóireachta, Master of Arts, of Science, of Engineering.
~ ealaíne, work of art.
~ ealaíne, art paper.
~ ealaíne, work of art.
Na healaíona a shaothrú, to cultivate the arts.
~ ealaíne, school of art.
Seoda ealaíne, art treasures.
Ealaín ~, stage-craft.
~ ar gach ealaín, skilled in every art.
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