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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
snoigh, v.t. & i. (pres. -oíonn, fut. -oífidh, vn. -oí, pp. -ite). 1. Cut, hew, carve, sculpture. Dair a shnoí, to hew an oak. Bata a shnoí, to whittle a stick. Cloch a shnoí, to cut a stone. Dealbh a shnoí, to carve a statue. Lit: Ag snoí clogad agus ceann, cleaving helmets and heads. 2. Shape, fashion; smooth, refine. Ag snoí dáin, putting a poem into shape. Stíl shnoite, chaste style. Clocha snoite duirlinge, smoothed pebble-stones. 3. Thin, emaciate; wear down, waste away. Aghaidh shnoite, delicate face; emaciated face. Snoite ag an eitinn, wasted by consumption. Snoite go cnámh, worn down to the bone. Tá sé á shnoí is á chaitheamh, he is getting thin and worn. Ag snoí as, wasting away. An lá a shnoí, to put in the day. (Var: snoidh, pres. snoidheann, pp. snoidhte)
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Ceannaithe snoite, clear-cut features.
~ leatháin, mheilte, shioctha, shnoite, shreangaithe, sheet, ground, frozen, cut-, wired, glass.
~ adhmaid, chipping of wood; wood-carving.
~ deilbhe, carving of statue.
~ colainne, emaciation of body.
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