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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
lúth, m. (gs. lúith). 1. (a) (Power of) movement, agility; activity, vigour. ~ na ngéag, power to move the limbs. Tá ~ na gcos leis, he can use his legs; he is fast on his feet. Le ~ na méar, with supple fingers. ~ na teanga, power of speech. Tá ~ na teanga léi, she is well able to talk. Dá mbeadh ~ i mo chnámha, if I were able to move about. Ar ~, bounding, at speed. Ó chaill mé mo ~ is mo neart, since I lost my vigour and strength. Tá sé ar a léim lúith arís, he is in bouncing health again. ~ meanman, high spirits. S.a. cleas12. tromán21. (b) Sinew, tendon. Shíl mé go gcuirfeadh sé a ~ amach, I thought he would strain himself. 2. Lit: Joy, rejoicing. Ghabh ~ é, he rejoiced. (Var:gs. ~a; ~áil f)
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PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Chlaochlaigh mo lúth, mo neart, my vigour, my strength, declined.
~a lúith, athletic exercises; athletics.
Béarfaidh sé ~ gach fir ar lúth, he will exceed all men in agility.
Nár lagaí do lúth, may you never lose your vigour; good yourself!
Lúth agus ~, agility and dexterity.
Lúth agus ~, agility and strength.
Chaill sé a lúth agus a ~, he lost all power over his limbs, became prostrated.
Bheith ar do ~ lúith, to be bounding with energy; to be fit and well.
D’imigh sé ar a ~ lúith, he went bounding along.
Peil, snámh, cleasa lúith, a mhúineadh, to teach football, swimming, athletics.
Tá rith is ~, a lúth is a ~, aige, he is in his full vigour.
~ lúith, want of agility.
Théarnaigh mo lúth is mo neart, my vigour and strength are gone.
Chuaigh ar mo lúth, I lost my vigour.
~ lúith, dumb-bell.
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