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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
crónán, m. (gs. -áin).(Act of) humming; hum, murmur, drone, purr. ~ feithide, beiche, the hum of an insect, of a bee. ~ píbe, the drone of a pipe. ~ easa, the boom of a waterfall. ~ na sruthán, na dtonn, the murmuring of the streams, of the waves. ~ cait, the purr of a cat. Cad é an ~ atá ort? What are you murmuring, muttering, about? Ag ~ dó féin, humming, murmuring, to himself. Tá an citeal ag ~, the kettle is singing. S.a. cat 1. (Var:~acht f)
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Ar mhaithe leis féin a bhíonn an ~ ag crónán, ‘a cat purrs for its own benefit’.
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