IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
i gceann. 1. At the end of. I g~ an charráiste, at the end of the carriage. I g~ coicíse, in a fortnight’s time. Uair i g~ na ráithe, once in three months. 2. Attained to. Leanbh i g~ a bhliana, a year-old child. Bhí sé i g~ a dheich mbliana d’aois, he had reached ten years of age. 3. Engaged in, attending to. I g~ a ghnóthaí, attending to his business. I g~ na bpáistí, an eallaigh, minding the children, the cattle. 4. (Of implement) I g~ pinn, rámha, speile, wielding, working with, a pen, an oar, a scythe. Ba mhaith ina cheann é, he was good at it. 5. Dul i g~ oibre, to set to work. Dul i g~ an tsaoil, to make a start in life. Chuaigh mé ina cheann athuair, I had another go at it. 6. (Of attack) Chuaigh siad inár g~ le bataí, they set about us with sticks. Chuir siad ceithre cúigí Éireann ina cheann, they set the four provinces of Ireland against him. Chuaigh an dá arm i g~ a chéile, the two armies engaged each other. S.a. 8. Lig mise ina cheann. let me at him. 7. In addition to. Ina cheann sin, along with that. Ag cur i g~ na taisce, adding to the hoard. Cuir braon uisce ina cheann, add a drop of water to it. Is maith é le (bheith ag) cur ina cheann, it is something to be going on with. 8. I g~ a chéile, together. Rudaí a chur i g~ a chéile, to put things together. Daoine a thabhairt i g~ a chéile, to bring people together. Tháinig siad i g~ a chéile, they came together, assembled. Tá sé i g~ a chéile go maith, it is well put together; he is well built. Chuaigh an lánúin i g~ a chéile, the couple went to live together.
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
I gceann na haimsire, in due course.
I gceann na míosa, at the end of, after, a month.
I gceann ~, after a while.
Rudaí a bhailiú le chéile, i gceann a chéile, to gather things together.
~ i gceann oibre, i gcairdeas, persevering with work, in friendship.
Na catha ~ i g~, the successive battles.
I gceann na ~ míosa, an cheathrú mí, at the end of the fourth month.
I gceann a chéile, assembled, together.
Tá sé i gceann a chéile go maith, it is well put together. (Used with various prepositions)
Ná tabhair do chiall i gceann a chéille, don’t condescend to argue with him.
Chuir siad a gcomhairlí i gceann a chéile, they consulted, put their heads, together.
Ná bí ag cur na gcontúirtí sin i gceann na bpáistí, don’t talk of such dangerous matters before the children; don’t instil those dangers into the minds of the children.
Thit sé i gceann a chos, he fell feet foremost.
~tha i gceann a chéile, gathered together, into small compass.
~ i gceann a chéile, gathered together, compact.
~ do chosa i gceann a chéile, draw in your feet.
Rud a chuachadh suas, i gceann a chéile, to roll sth. up, together.
Rudaí a chur i gceann a chéile go ~, to put things together neatly.
I gceann gach aon ~, at regular intervals.
Bhí na deora i gceann a cuid súl, the tears were gathering in her eyes.
~ i gceann ruda, putting one’s best endeavour into sth.
~ i gceann a chéile, hard to put together.
Smaoineamh, rún, ag fabhrú i gceann, in intinn, duine, an idea, an intention, forming in s.o.’s head, mind.
Fear ~ i gceann oibre, a capable man at his work.
Chuaigh sé i gceann a ghnó, he set about his business.
Bheith ~ i gceann ruda, to be busy doing sth.
I gceann seachtaine, in a week’s time.
I gceann ~osa, in a month’s time.
Dul i gceann oibre, to set to work.
~te i gceann a chéile, packed together.
Dul i gceann an tsaoil, to make a start in life.
Dul chun siúil, i gceann siúil, to set off on a journey.
~ a chur i gceann duine, to put an idea into s.o.’s head.
I gceann tamaill d’imigh sé, after a while he went away.
An ~ a chur i gceann na héagóra, to add insult to injury.
~ i gceann cairdis, a return to friendship.
Má théim i gceann bata oraibh, if I take the stick to you.
~ i gceann an halla, down at the lower end of the hall.
I gceann an ~ lá, an ~ lae, at the end of the third day.
I gceann ~, after a time.
I gceann na huaine sin, at the end of that time.