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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cumas, m. (gs. -ais).Capability, power. 1. ~ a bheith ionat, to be capable, competent. ~ oibre, cainte, siúil, capacity for work, talk, walking. Bheith i g~ rud a dhéanamh, to be able, have the capacity, to do sth. Rud a chur ar chumas duine, ar a chumas do dhuine, i g~ do dhuine, to enable s.o. to do sth. Dá mbeadh sé ar, i, mo chumas, if it were in my power. Duine a chur ó chumas ruda, to incapacitate s.o. for sth.; to deprive s.o. of the means to do sth. Dul thar do chumas (le rud), to take too much on oneself (with sth.). De réir a chumais, as far as he is able; according to his means. Tá sé os cionn a chumais, he is living within his means. Tá sé i g~ a chnámh, a chéille, he is in full possession of his strength, of his mental faculties. Níl sé i g~ fir go fóill, he hasn’t reached man’s estate yet. Béim chumais, strong, effective, blow. 2. Gram:Modh cumais, potential mood. 3. Mec:~ imtharraingthe, méadaithe, scaipthe, spréite, taifigh, attractive, magnifying, scattering, dispersive, resolving, power. ~ malartaithe buin, base exchange capacity.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
A ~ seo de chumas, ability such as this.
~ maith agus a bhí ar a chumas, to the best of his ability.
Fear i gcumas a chnámh, a man in all his strength, a full-grown man.
I gcumas éirí, capable of rising.
Cumas imtharraingthe, attractive, gravitational, power.
Cumas, fórsa, luamháin, levering force, leverage.
Cumas méadaithe, magnifying power.
Cumas ~, natural ability.
Pé ~ a bhí ar a chumas a dhéanamh, whatever he was able to scrape together.
Cumas taifigh, resolving power.
Tá sé taobh ~ de mo chumas, it is beyond my capacity.
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