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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
giota, m. (gs. ~, pl. ). Bit, piece. ~ aráin, bit of bread. ~ páipéir, de pháipéar, piece of paper. ~ de scéal, bit, portion, of a story. ~ curaíochta, patch of tillage. ~ grinn, bit, spell, of fun. ~ den tír a fheiceáil, to see a bit of the country. Tá ~ maith den obair déanta againn, we have done a good bit of the work. Ó ghiota go ~, bit by bit. Rud a ghearradh ina ghiotaí, to cut sth. to bits. ~í a dhéanamh de rud, to break sth. in bits. (Of distance, extent) Míle agus ~, a mile and a bit. Tá ~ fada le siúl acu, they have a long distance to walk. Faoi ghiota den teach, within a short distance of the house. Is fearr é faoi ghiota mór (ná), it is better by a long chalk (than). S.a. fogha25.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Giota a bhaint de thuras, den bhealach, to shorten, set out on first stage of, a journey.
Rinne sé mé a chomóradh giota den bhealach, he accompanied me part of the way.
~ giota eile leis, add another bit to it.
Giotaí, bruscar, púdar, a dhéanamh de rud, to make bits, crumbs, powder, of sth.
5. Ciota, giota, ~ a dhéanamh de rud, to make smithereens of sth.
Thóg na boinn giotaí de ghloine bhriste, the tyres picked up bits of broken glass.
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