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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
breis1, f. (gs. ~e, pl. ~eanna). 1. (a) Increase, addition. ~ agus bliain, more than a year. Duine sa bhreis, extra person. Sa bhreis, mar bhreis, ar a thuarastal, in addition to his salary. Agus punt mar bhreis, and a pound to boot. Costas ~e, additional cost. Oifigeach ~e, supernumerary officer. Jur:Laethanta ~e, days of grace. ~ díolaíochta ar leabhair, greater sale for books. Le ~ áthais a chur air, to add to his joy. Tá ~ aoise agam ort, I am older than you. Tá ~ misnigh air inniu, (of sick person) he is in better spirits, shows improvement, today. Tháinig ~ siúil, coisíochta, dó, he increased his speed, quickened his pace. Tá mé ar bhreis eolais anois faoi, I know more about it now. De bhreis ar, over and above. Fuair tú punt de bhreis orm, you got a pound more than I got. Chodail sé néal de bhreis aréir, he slept a bit better, longer, last night. Airgead a chur ar ~, to set money at interest. Dul i m~, to grow, prosper. Níl ~ ná fás ag teacht air, he is not growing, progressing, one bit. Tá, tháinig, ~ orainn, there is an increase in our family. ~ ar fheabhas chugat, more luck to you. (b) Increment (in salary). 2. (a) Overmuch, excess. Ar an m~, on the make. ~ suime a dhéanamh de dhuine, to pay a lot of attention to, make much of, s.o. Tá ~ le rá agat, you talk too much. Le ~ ualaigh, with too big a load. Tá ~ (agus a dhóthain) de mhaoin an tsaoil aige, he is very well off, has a surplus of worldly goods. (b) Somewhat. Staon an ghaoth ~, the wind abated somewhat.
breis2 = bris1.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Breis ~ bliain, more than a year.
~ breise, attachment.
Ní mór an bhreis ar an m~ é, it will not improve things, circumstances, very much.
Níl breis ná ~ ag teacht air, he is not progressing in the least.
~ breise, spare wheel.
~ shingil, fillte, bhreise, single, return, excess, fare.
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