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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cúng1, m. (gs. & npl. cúing, gpl. ~).Narrow; narrow part.
cúng2, a. (gsm. ~, gsf. & comp. cúinge, npl. ~a). Narrow. (Of breadth) Bealach, doras, béal, ~, narrow way, door, opening. 2. (Of space) Áit chúng, narrow, confined, place. Tithe beaga ~a, narrow little houses. Más ~ leis fágadh, if he doesn’t like it let him go elsewhere. 3. (Of fit) Bríste, sciorta, ~, narrow, tight-fitting, trousers, skirt. Más ~ do bhróg, if your shoe pinches. 4. (Of circumstances) An bheatha chúng, narrow circumstances, poverty. Bhí an saol ag teacht ~ orainn, we were feeling the pinch. 5. (Of traits) Dearcadh ~, narrow outlook. Tuairimí ~a, hide-bound opinions. Guí chúng, restricted prayer. Tá croí ~ aige, he is mean at heart, miserly. 6. (In phrase ~ caol) D’áitigh sé ~ caol orm (go), he used the most subtle arguments to persuade me (that). Déanfaidh sé ~ caol é, he will use any means to do it.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Béal cúng ~, narrow and exposed channel.
Théadh sé i g~ chúng chloiche do thabhairt péine dá chorp, he used to confine himself in a narrow stone cell in order to mortify his body.
Bord na gC~ Cúng, the Congested Districts Board.
~ chúng, narrow passage.
Ba chúng ~ leis nó dul tríd, he was determined to push his way through.
~ clárach, cúng, leathan, fionnaitheach, flat, narrow, broad, hairy, chest.
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