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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
iaigh, v.t. & i. (pres. iann, fut. iafaidh, vn. iamh, pp. iata). 1. Close, shut. Bosca, doras, a iamh, to close a box, a door. Poll a iamh, to stop a hole. Bhí na súile ag iamh air (le codladh), he could not keep his eyes open (with sleep). Iatar an bhearna orthu, let the gap be closed against them. D’~ sé a dhorn air, he closed his fist over it, kept a tight hold on it. Ná h~ do chroí orainn, don’t harden your heart against us. 2. Stop, dam. Sruthán a iamh, to dam a stream. 3. Enclose, encompass; gather about. Iafar i gcarcair iad, they will be shut up in a prison. D’~ siad um an dún, they closed in on, surrounded, the fort. Iaigí air, close in on, seize, him. Lit: Is umainn iafaid uile, they will all rally round us. 4. ~ le, join, unite, with. D’~ siad leis na gaill, they allied themselves with the foreigners. D’ ~ sé i gcealg leo, he joined in a conspiracy with them. (Var: iaidh)
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ iata, closed circuit.
~ dúnta, iata, unfeeling heart; heavy heart.
I g~ iata, phoiblí, in camera, in open court.
~ druidte, iata, closed back-door; door closed against wind.
Ní fhaigheann lámh iata ach ~ dúnta, (i) if you don’t give you won’t get, (ii) violence begets violence.
Faoi ~, enclosed, secured.
Faoi ~ an tí, na háite, within the four walls of the house, the confines of the place.
~ an tacair, closure of set.
~ is oscailt, make-and-break.
Ní dheachaigh, níor tháinig, ~ ná foras air, he neither stopped nor stayed.
Teach ~, closed-up house.
Lámh ~, closed hand; lack of generosity.
Spéir ~, lowering sky.
Coinníoll ~, closed condition.
I gcúirt ~, in camera.
An bhfuil ~ ar na caoirigh agat? Have you penned the sheep?
Tá a ghoile ~, his stomach can’t hold any more.
Bhí sé ~ le feoil, he was puffed up with flesh.
Tá a chorp ~, his bowels are constipated.
~ iata, sphincter.
~ iata, inlying picket.
~ iata, iomlán, closed, complete, set.
D’iaigh siad ~ an rí, they closed in about the king.
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