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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
neamh1, f. (gs. neimhe).Heaven. 1. Ar ~, in heaven. Dul ar ~, to go to heaven. Rí neimhe agus talún, the King of heaven and earth. Ar ~ nó ar talamh, in heaven or in earth, in all creation. Tíolacadh ó ~, heaven-sent gift. 2. Sky, firmament. Ó ~ go lár, all beneath the sky. Ó ~ go hÁrainn, anywhere, the world over. Níl a fhios agam ó ~ anuas, ó ~ na néal, I don’t know under heaven. Níl a chuid ag teacht ó ~ chuige, he has to earn his bread. S.a. rinn2. 3. (ds. form niomh used in phrase) A Dhia i niomh! God in heaven!
neamh-2, pref. 1. In-, un-, -less. 2. Non-.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ ó neamh, as na flaithis, an angel from heaven.
Ar neamh, ar talamh, ar tír, in heaven, on earth, on land.
A~ neimhe agus talún, the Supreme Ruler of heaven and earth.
Shílfeá go raibh a bheatha ag teacht ó neamh chuige, one would think by him that he had no need to earn his living.
Duine a mholadh go ~a neimhe, na gréine, na spéire, to praise s.o. to the high heavens.
An Té a rinne neamh agus talamh, He who made heaven and earth.
Mar a ionsaítear neamh, how heaven is attained.
~ta neimhe, na spéire, the clouds of heaven.
Is ~ air é, he doesn’t deserve it.
Níl aon ~ anois orainn, we have plenty to occupy us now.
Ba dhiail an ~ dó é, he must have had very little to do.
Le barr neamh-aistir a mhill siad é, they destroyed it out of sheer thoughtlessness, irresponsibility.
~ dualgais, non-fulfilment of obligation.
~ ordaithe, non-compliance with order.
~ dlí, non-observance of law.
~ daoine, vast number of people.
~ airgid, huge amount of money.
Féimheach ~, undischarged bankrupt.
Na reanna neimhe, the heavenly, celestial, bodies.
A ~ ar neamh, their place in heaven.
Neamh agus ~, heaven and earth.
Ní bhfaighidh tú neamh le ~, you won’t force your way into heaven.
~ ar an ard, sa spéir, ar neamh, up on the height, in the sky, in heaven.
D’~ neimhe, like a bolt from the blue.
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