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gabháil could be a grammatical form of: gabh »
EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
gabháil1, f. (gs. -ála, pl. -álacha).1. vn. of gabh. 2. (a) Catch, seizure, capture. ~ i ngreim, gripping. ~ dúin, capture of a fort. ~ éisc, catch of fish. Cluichí gabhála, catching games. ~ earraí, seizure of goods. ~ giall, taking of hostages. ~ duine, capture, arrest, of person. Faoi ghabháil, under arrest. (Of footballer, etc.) Tá an-ghabháil aige, he has a great catch. (b) Assumption (of authority); occupation (of territory). ~ ceannais, assumption of authority. ~ seilbhe, taking of possession. ~ gall ar Éirinn, foreign occupation of Ireland. (c) Acceptance. ~ onóra, acceptance of an honour. (d) Undertaking. ~ do láimh, taking in hand; undertaking. (e)~ (gine), conception. (f) Tolerance. ~ le fuacht a bheith agat, to be able to bear cold. (g)~féir, mhóna, armful of hay, of turf. Tá sé ina ghabháil aige, he is carrying it in his arms, in front of him. Beidh an áit ina ghabháil leis, he will carry everything in the place along with him. 3. (a) Fitting, adjustment. (b) Yoke, harness. ~ capaill, the harnessing of a horse. (c) Attire. A ghabháil éadaigh, his rig-out. (d) Control. ~ báid, control of boat. (e) Prop, support. S.a. cloch11(d).3. Mus:Poet: Rendering, ~ amhráin, the singing of a song. ~ véarsaí, recitation of verse. ~ cheoil, fhoinn, singing. 4. Barm, yeast, leaven. (Var:~t f)
gabháil2 = gabh I 1(a).
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Bhí sé sásta ~ an leithscéal sin a ghabháil leis, he was satisfied when that excuse was offered to him.
~ a ghabháil, to take a short-cut.
Ag gabháil ~ gach conaire, taking all the shorter paths.
~ a ghabháil, to sing a song.
~ báis, binse, cimithe, coirp, cuardaigh, gabhála, urghabhála, death, bench, committal, body, search, arrest, seizure, warrant.
~, áit ~, a ghabháil, to get a foothold.
Is ~ uaidh amhrán a ghabháil, he can sing a song very well.
Bhí sé le ~, ag gabháil le ~, he was going crackers.
~ a ghabháil, a ghlacadh, le duine, to express thanks to s.o.
Do chead a fhágáil, a ghabháil, ag duine, to take one’s leave of s.o.
Tá an saol ag gabháil i g~, all’s well with the world.
Ag gabháil cheoil, singing.
~ gabhála, templet.
~ ghabhála, fulcrum (stone).
~ a chasadh, a chur ag gabháil, to wind, start, a clock.
An ~ a ghabháil, to box the compass.
I g~ ag gabháil dom, forever at me.
Gabháil de chosa i nduine, to use the feet, trample, on s.o.
~ a ghabháil, a bhualadh, a dhéanamh, to make harbour, port.
Bhí siad ag déanamh, ag gabháil, ~ an mháilín dá chéile, they were pulling and tearing at each other.
~ chrábhaidh a ghabháil, to take religious vows, enter religion.
Rud a chur ag gabháil, ag oibriú, to set sth. going, working.
~ a ghabháil, a bheith agat, to assume, to have, power.
Ag gabháil ~ gcuid oibre, attending to our work.
Bheith ag gabháil don ~, ag foghlaim ~, to be in the law, to study law.
Ag gabháil dá chéile ~, attacking each other vigorously.
~ a ghabháil, to chant a requiem.
~ duine a ghabháil, to take s.o. by surprise, at a disadvantage.
~ a ghabháil i rud, to exact retribution for sth.
~ a ghabháil, to sing.
~ na tíre a ghabháil, a ghlacadh, to assume control of the country.
~ a ghabháil in áit éigin, to come to rest somewhere.
~ farc a ghabháil ar dhuine, to give s.o. a hiding.
Rud a ghabháil i do lámh, to take sth. in one’s hand.
An ghaoth a ghabháil, to catch the wind.
Tine a ghabháil, to catch fire.
Seilbh, údarás, ceannas, a ghabháil, to assume possession, authority, leadership.
Áit duine a ghabháil, to take s.o.’s place.
Baile, dún, a ghabháil, to take a town, a fort.
Éan, iasc, giorria, a ghabháil, to catch, trap, a bird, a fish, a hare.
Eallach, earraí, a ghabháil, to seize, confiscate, cattle, goods.
Duine a ghabháil ina phríosúnach, mar ghiall, to take s.o. prisoner, as a hostage.
Bua, an lá, a ghabháil, to win a victory, the day.
Neart a ghabháil, to gain in strength, increase in power.
Cúig a ghabháil, to take a trick (of five).
Colainn dhaonna a ghabháil, to assume human form.
Airm a ghabháil, to take arms.
Páirt a ghabháil (i rud), to take (a) part (in sth.).
Cúram, freagracht, a ghabháil (ort féin), to take on a care, a responsibility.
Rún a ghabháil, to take a resolve.
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