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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
scoith1, v.t. & i. (pp. -ite). 1. Cut off, lop, sever. Géag a ~eadh (de chrann), to lop off a branch (from a tree). ~ siad an ceann de, they struck off his head. 2. Break apart, disconnect. Greim a ~eadh, to break a hold. ~ thú féin as a chrúba, tear yourself out of his clutches. Tá na cnaipí scoite de mo bhríste, the buttons have come off my trousers. Rail:Carráiste a ~eadh, to slip a carriage. 3. Pull up, tear from ground. Líon a ~eadh, to pull flax. Ancaire a ~eadh, to drag an anchor. 4. Shed, cause to shed. ~ an capall crú, the horse shed a shoe. Tá an ghaoth ag ~eadh an choirce, the wind is causing the oats to shed the grain. 5. Wean. Leanbh a ~eadh (den chíoch), to wean a child. ~ an láir an searrach, the mare weaned the foal. 6. Leave behind, outdistance. Duine a ~eadh i rás, to outdistance s.o. in a race. ~ siad ceann tíre, they passed the headland. Nuair a ~eamar an cnoc, when we got beyond the hill. 7. Isolate, sequester. Tú féin a ~eadh ón saol, to cut oneself off from the world.
scoith2 :scoth1.
scoith-3. For words not found under scoith- see scoth-.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Baill scoite, discrete members.
~ a scoitheadh, to cast a shoe.
An crann ~ scoitheadh iad, the tree from which they were lopped.
Bheith i d’~ aonair, dearg, scoite, to be companionless.
Scoith an bád a ~, the boat broke her moorings.
~ scoite, discrete point.
~ le rómhar, le scoitheadh, hard to dig, to sever.
Craobhacha ~, lopped branches.
Baill ~, discrete members.
Leibhéil ~, discrete levels.
Tá na tithe ~ go maith ó chéile, the houses are rather far apart.
~ thall is abhus, scattered singly here and there.
Ceathanna ~, scattered showers.
Áit, oileán, ~, isolated place, island.
Éan ~, lone bird; companionless person.
Ar scoite lasrach, all in flames.
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