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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
fiúntas, m. (gs. -ais). Worth, merit; decency, seemliness; generosity. ~ an duine, human decency. ~ cainte, decency of speech. ~ na hoibre, the merit of the work. ~ a dhéanamh, to do a decent thing. Rinne sé ~ linn, he was generous with us. Ag déanamh fiúntais a bhí sé, he was being [’decent’, observing the proprieties. D’fhiúntas a sheasamh, to stand one’s round (of drink). Dá mbeadh cuid an fhiúntais agam, if I had enough to meet my expenses in company. Bhí ~ duit ansin! How decent of you! (Var:fiúnas)
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