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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
folamh, a. (gsm. -aimh, gsf. & comp. foilmhe, npl. -lmha).Empty. 1. Soitheach ~, empty vessel. Spás ~, vacant space. Leathanach ~, blank page. Paiste ~, bald patch. Goile ~, empty stomach. Bus ~, empty bus. Post ~, vacant post. Tá an áit ~ go fóill, the vacancy is still unfilled. 2. Teach ~, empty house; vacant house. Ballaí fuara folmha, bleak and bare walls. 3. Bheith ~ ó rud, to be destitute of sth. Níl sé ~ ó airgead, he is not without money. Níor tháinig tú ~, you did not come empty-handed. Bheith ar phócaí folmha, to have empty pockets. Fuair sí litir fholamh as Meiriceá, she got a letter without a remittance from America. S.a. blár 1, trá11. 4. Úllord ~, barren orchard. Aistear ~, fruitless journey. Gáire ~, vacant smile. Tá sé ~ ó chiall, he is devoid of sense. Tá a intinn ~, he has a vacant mind. Mórtas ~, vain boasting. 5. Buille ~, missed blow. Thug sé coiscéim fholamh, he missed his step. Chuaigh an t-urchar ~, the shot went wide. (Var:pl. ~a)
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Bheith ar an m~ (folamh), to be down and out.
Is fearr suí ar an scáth ná suí ar an m~ folamh, a bad bush is better than the open field.
Folamh ár n~ faoi dheireadh, we will be reduced to nothing in the end.
Ag troid, ag gleic, faoin ~ fholamh, fighting, quarrelling, to no purpose, over nothing.
~a folmha, empty pods.
Maíomh na bh~ folamh, vain boasting.
~ folamh, weak and destitute.
Teach ~ folamh, bleak empty house.
Is fearr ~ lag ná a bheith folamh ar fad, half a loaf is better than no bread.
Maíomh na ~ folamh; focail mhóra is mogaill fholmha, empty words, vain boasts.
~ raibh beirt nó triúr ann bhí an áit folamh, except perhaps for two or three people the place was empty.
Folamh, glan, lom, ó, empty, clear, bare, of.
Bheith ar phócaí folmha, to have empty pockets.
Ar phutóga folmha, on an empty stomach.
Ní sheasann ~ folamh, ‘an empty sack won’t stand’, it is hard to work on an empty stomach.
Beirse folamh ansin, you will be left with nothing then.
~ géar, folamh, intense, vacant, stare.
Fágadh ar an ~ fholamh iad, they were left destitute.
~ folamh, retching.
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