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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
figh, v.t. & i. (pres. fíonn, fut. fífidh, vn. fí, pp. fite). Weave. 1. Éadach, gréasán, a fhí, to weave cloth, a web. Slata, folt, a fhí, to weave, plait, rods, hair. Cliabh, cathaoir, mata, a fhí, to weave a basket, a chair, a mat. Rudaí a fhí ina, ar a, lena, chéile, to interweave, intertwine, things. Fite go dlúth, closely woven. Tá siad fite fuaite ina chéile, they are firmly interwoven, inextricably mixed up. Tá sé fite fuaite ann, it is in the fibre of his being. 2. (Of story, etc.) Put together, contrive, compose. Amhrán, dán, a fhí, to compose a song, a poem. Is maith fite an scéal é, it is a good well-knit story. Dá mbeadh sé fite mar is ceart, if it were properly contrived.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Fí chorráin, twilled weave.
Fite go ~, closely woven.
~ chíorach, honeycomb weave.
~ chorráin, dhúbailte, twilled weave, twill.
~ na coise circe, three-tressed plaiting.
~ cheathairdhualach, four-tressed plaiting.
Fíge ~, trifling thing, nothing.
Níl spide ~ air, he is nothing but skin and bone.
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