IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
diach1, s. Lit: Fate, desert; ill-treatment, punishment. An ~ a tugadh air, the fate that was meted out to him. Níorbh olc an ~ dó é, he got no more than he deserved.
diach2, s. Deuce. Nach é an ~ é? Isn’t it the deuce? An ~ go bhfuil eagla ort? The deuce, are you afraid? Don ~ é! Deuce take it! An ~ duine! Devil a one! A dhiach! Damn it! Alas!