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brath could be a grammatical form of: braith »
EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
brath, m. (gs. as s. -aith, as vn. -aite). 1. vn. of braith1. 2. Perception, feeling. Ar an gcéad bhrath dom, on my first awareness, awakening. 3. Spying, betrayal. Lucht braith, spies. Céadaoin an Bhraith, Spy Wednesday. Bhí fear a bhraite ina chuibhreann, his betrayer was at table with him, in his company. Tá fear do bhraite istigh leat, you have a wily opponent. 3. (Usually followed by ar)(a) Expectation, intention. Tá ~ aige (ar) imeacht, he intends to go away. Bhí ~ agam (air) go dtiocfá, I hoped you would come. Tá ~ ann agus ~ as aige, he can’t make up his mind whether to go or not. (b) Dependence. Do bhrath a bheith ar dhuine, to depend, rely, on s.o.; to expect help from s.o.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ braite, (surgical) probe.
Pian a bhrath, to feel pain.
Ag brath na slí roimhe, feeling his way along.
Chuir sé an cheist sin orm do mo bhrath, he put that question to me in order to try me out.
Cuisle a bhrath, to feel a pulse.
Duine a bhrath ar ais, to waken s.o.
Ag brath na tíre, spying out the land.
Bhí siad do mo bhrath fad a bhí mé ag caint, they observed me closely while I was speaking.
Duine a bhrath, to betray, inform on, s.o.
~ im air nach mian leis teacht, I get the impression from him that he doesn’t want to come.
Bheith ag brath ar rud a dhéanamh, to have the intention of doing sth.
Tá mé ag brath (ar) imeacht, I intend to go away.
Bhí mé ag brath (ar) labhairt leat, I intended to speak to you.
Tá sé ag brath ar phósadh, he is thinking of getting married.
Bheith ag brath ar rud a fháil, to expect, hope, to get sth.
Bhí mé ag brath ar litir uait, I was expecting a letter from you.
Ag brath air go dtiocfá, hoping you would come.
Ag brath ar chabhair; ag brath cabhrach, expecting help.
Tá sé ag brath ar chailín as an áit seo, he has his eye on a girl from this place.
Tá sí ag brath ar na fir go fóill, she still has expectations of a husband.
Bheith ag brath ar an déirc, to depend on charity.
Níl pingin aige ach ag brath ormsa, he hasn’t a penny but what I give him.
Is trua an té atá ag brath oraibh, anyone who depends on you is to be pitied.
Níl mé ag brath ar aon duine, I am not dependent on anyone.
Níor lig an náire dom a bheith ag brath orthu, á mbrath, I was ashamed to be dependent on them, asking favours of them.
Bhí mé ag brath leis, I was waiting for him.
~ duine a fhéachaint, a bhrath, to feel s.o.’s pulse.
Ag brath ar a, ag feitheamh lena, mhithidí, awaiting his convenience.
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