IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
leanbh, m. (gs. linbh, pl. -naí). Child. ~ fir, mná, male, female, child. ~ mic, iníne, young son, daughter. An ~, the child; the baby of the family. Ó (dhuine) liath go ~; idir liath agus ~, both old and young. Chomh soineanta leis an ~ a rugadh aréir, as innocent as a new-born babe. Nach é an ~ agat mé? Do you take me for a child? Lánúin gan ~, childless couple. ~ tabhartha, illegitimate child. A ~! My child! My darling! S.a. aois 1, aréir. (Var: npl. ~aí, gpl. ~)
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Cé atá ag an leanbh? Who is minding the baby?
Ná h~ a chuid ábhaillí ar an leanbh, don’t punish the child for playing pranks.
Ná h~ a chuid ábhaillí ar an leanbh, don’t blame the child for playing pranks.
Leanbh, seanduine, ~, a peevish child, old man.
Tugadh ~ mhaith don leanbh; fuair an leanbh ~ mhaith, the child was well cared for.
Leanbh a chur ar ~, to put a baby out to nurse.
Is beag an t-~ ó bhí sí ina leanbh, it is only a short time since she was a child.
Ní leanbh ó ~ mé, I am not as simple as all that.
Bhí an leanbh ina, ar a, ~ aici, she was carrying the child on her arm.
Is breá an leanbh é, ~ (ó Dhia) air, he is a fine child, God bless him.
~ an scian den leanbh, take the knife from the child.
Bhain sí an leanbh den chíoch, den diúl, she weaned the child.
Leanbh a bhaisteadh, to baptize a child.
~ do leanbh féin ar dtús, charity begins at home.
Dul chun baiste le leanbh, to stand sponsor to a child.
Leanbh gan bhaisteadh, unbaptized child, child who dies without baptism.
Mo chailín, mo leanbh, ~, my darling girl, child.
Tháinig an ~ ar an leanbh, the child became convulsed.
A athair ~, a mháthair bheag, a leanbh ~, dear father, mother, child.
Leanbh mná, female child.
Leanbh breá, Dia á bheannú, a fine child, God bless him.
do) Rugadh leanbh, duine clainne, di, she bore a child.
Chomh soineanta leis an leanbh a rugadh aréir, as innocent as a new-born babe.
Beannú ar an leanbh, is é atá ag bisiú, the child is thriving well, bless him.
Mo leanbh ~, my poor child.
Leanbh ~ óg, child of tender years.
An leanbh ar a ~ aici, carrying the child in her arms.
~ (linbh, searraigh), caul (on child, on foal).
~ ~ don leanbh, a nice toy for the baby.
Leanbh a bhréagadh, to coax, soothe, a child.
~ linbh, child’s plaything.
Leanbh i m~, a child in the womb.
Bhí an leanbh ar a ~ aici, she was breast-feeding the baby.
I m~ an tí, an linbh, attending to the house, the child.
Bhí sí ag ~eamh i ndiaidh an linbh, an bhaile, she was pining for the child, for home.
Tá ~ i ndiaidh an linbh aici, she is pining after the child.
Leanbh ag ~eadh, a child crying.
~ linbh, puny, wizened, child; changeling.
Leanbh a chealgadh, to lull a child.
~ linbh, whimpering child.
An rud a ~ an leanbh is é a ní an leanbh, a child imitates what it sees.
Ná déan ~ den leanbh, don’t get the child all mixed up.