IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cruinn, a1. 1. Round. Domhan ~, round world. Bord ~, round table. Baill chruinne, rounded limbs. Chomh ~ le liathróid, as round as a ball. Bhí sé chomh ~ le gráinneog, he was curled up like a hedgehog. 2. Gathered. ~ i gceann a chéile, gathered together, compact. ~ i mo lámh, gathered in my hand. ~ cuachta, gathered in a bundle, gathered up and stowed away. Tá dornán airgid ~ aige, he has put some money together. Tá na caoirigh ~ acu, they have rounded up the sheep. Bhíomar ~ sa halla, we were gathered in the hall. 3. Exact, accurate. Eolas ~, exact knowledge. Téarma ~, exact term. Aimsiú ~, accurate aim. Sa chiall is ~e den fhocal, in the strictest sense of the word. Tá sé ansin go ~ agat, you have the exact amount there. Chaith sé ~ díreach san aghaidh orm é, he cast it right in my face. 4. (a) Clear, coherent. Bheith ~ ar, faoi, rud, to be clear about sth. Níl sé róchruinn ann féin, he is not very coherent, intelligent. (b) Steady. ~ ar a chosa, steady on his feet. 5. Concentrated. Éist go ~ leis, listen attentively to him. 6. Frugal, sparing; miserly. ~ faoi bhia, sparing with food. Tá sé ~ faoi na pinginí, he counts every penny.
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
As ceithre hairde an domhain, na cruinne, from the four quarters of the earth.
Fuair mé ~ cruinn air an iarraidh sin, I got a good shot at it that time.
Ar ór na cruinne, (not) for all the gold in the world.
Tá sé ansin agat go cruinn ~, you have it all there exactly.
~ cruinn, globe artichoke.
~ na cruinne, the origin of the universe.
An chruinne ché, this universe.
Níor cheadaithe liom ar ór na cruinne é, I would not wish it for all the gold in the world.
An chruinne cheathartha, the elemental world, the universe.
~ta na cruinne, all the music of the universe.
~í na cruinne, the margins of the world.
~ (meáin) na cruinne, equator.
~ na cruinne, the core of the earth.
~ cloch duirlinge, the roundness of shore pebbles.
Rí na ~, Lord of the universe.
Iontais na ~, the wonders of the universe.
Timpeall na ~, round the globe.
Ar ór na ~, for all the gold in the world.
~ na cruinne, na hÉireann, a thabhairt, to make a circuit of, travel round, the globe, Ireland.
An chruinne dhomhanda, the terrestrial globe.
Is ~ punt, an t-airgead, ór na cruinne, é, it is worth a pound, the money, all the gold in the world.
~ na cruinne, the earth’s mantle.
Iontais na cruinne, the wonders of the universe.
Mheas tú go cruinn é, you judged it correctly.
Ar ~ na cruinne, (not) for all the gold in the world.
~ cruinn, whole, unmashed, potato.
Réigiúin an domhain, na cruinne, the regions of the earth, of the universe.
~ na cruinne, the crust of the earth.
~í na cruinne, the lords of creation.