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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cosúlacht, f. (gs. ~a, pl. ~aí). Likeness; appearance, resemblance. 1. (Of look, appearance) Tá ~ na fírinne air, it looks like the truth. Tá ~ na sláinte air, he has a healthy appearance. Bhí ~ na haoise ag teacht air, he was beginning to look old. Ní raibh ~ air go raibh an anáil ann, he did not appear to be breathing. Tá ~ bhreá fir air, he looks a fine man. Fear breá ina chosúlacht, a fine man in appearance. Áit fhiáin i g~, a wild-looking place. Cuir ~ na hoibre ort féin, give yourself a workmanlike appearance. Chuir sé ~ éigin air féin, he smartened himself up a bit. Cad é an chosúlacht iad? What do they look like? Dá mbeidís ag cur lena g~, if they were as good as they look. Tá siad féin is a g~ ag dul in aghaidh a chéile, they belie their appearance. Prov:Dhá dtrian den damhsa an chosúlacht, appearances count. De réir ~a, to all appearances. Tá a chosúlacht lena chois, it is self-evident. 2. (Of likelihood, promise) Tá ~ báistí air, it looks like rain. Tá ~ mhaith ar na barra, the crops look promising. Níl ~ imeachta air, there is no sign of his leaving. Dá mbeadh ~ ar bith orthu, if they showed any promise. Sin an chosúlacht atá air, it looks like it. 3. (Of likeness, similitude) Thug sí a chosúlacht dom, she gave me a picture, a description, of him. Tá a chosúlacht agat, you have described him. Tá a chosúlacht anseo agam, I have his picture here. Tú féin nó do chosúlacht a bhí ann, it was either you or your double. Bíonn an chosúlacht ann, there are strange similitudes; queer things happen. 4. (With le) Rudaí a chur i g~ le chéile, to liken things to each other. Ní do do chur i g~ leis é, not to compare you with him. 5. (Of something comparable with average) Bó a mbeadh ~ bainne aici, a cow that would give a fair amount of milk. D’ól siad ~, they drank a fair amount. (Var:cosúilt f)
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PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Tá aon chosúlacht ~ uile orthu, they all look the same, alike.
Fear ar d’ainm, ar do chosúlacht, a man of your name, appearance.
Fear ~ ina chosúlacht, ina dhóigheanna, fine man in appearance, in his ways.
~ cosúlachta, circle of similitude.
Tá sé ag cur le cosúlacht, leis an rud a dúirt mé, it bears out appearances, what I said.
Tá ~ air, he, it, looks good, promising.
~ cosúlachta, centre of similitude.
I gcosúlacht le, likened to.
Rud a mheas ar a chosúlacht, to judge sth. by its appearance.
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