IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
reic1, m. (gs. reaca, pl. ~eanna). 1. vn. of reic2. 2. Sale; proclamation of wares for sale. S.a. sop1 1. 3. Public narration. ~ dáin, public recital of poem. 4. Gossip. 5. Waste, lavish spending.
reic2, v.t. & i. (pp. ~the). 1. Sell, cry for sale; vend, trade, peddle. Earraí a ~, to cry wares; to sell goods. Do chlú a ~, to barter one’s reputation. 2. Recite, narrate; proclaim, broadcast. Dán a ~, to recite a poem in public; to disseminate a poem. Scéala a ~, to spread a report. Tá ráfla á ~, there is a rumour going about. 3. Inform, betray. ~ sé orm é, he told it to everyone about me. An tIúdás a ~ iad, the Judas who betrayed them. Tá mé ~the aige, he has maligned me. 4. Spend, waste, squander. Do neart a ~, to use up one’s strength. Ag ~ a maoine, squandering their property.