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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
láidir1, m. (gs. ~, pl. -dre).Strong person, strong creature.
láidir2, a. (gsm. ~, gsf., npl. & comp. -dre).Strong. 1. Strong in body. Fear ~, strong man. Tá sé ag éirí ~, he is growing strong. Chomh ~ le capall, le Goll mac Morna, as strong as a horse, as Goll Mac Morna. 2. Powerful. Tír ~ Meiriceá, America is a strong country. Le lámh ~, by the strong arm. Prov:Má tá tú ~ bí grástúil, strength should be tempered with mercy. Prov:An té nach bhfuil ~ ní foláir dó a bheith glic, he who is not strong must needs be clever. 3. Strong in numbers, etc. Arm ~, strong army. Bhí buíon ~ fear leis, he had a strong body of men with him. Bhí siad go ~ sa tóir air, they were strong in pursuit of him. 4. Strong in resources. Gnóthadóir, feirmeoir, ~, strong businessman, farmer. Ar staid ~, in a sound (financial) position. Tá siad go lán ~, they are healthy and prosperous. 5. Durable, tough, solid. Bróga láidre, strong boots. Éadach ~, strong cloth. Troscán maith ~, good solid furniture. Bata ~ draighin, strong blackthorn stick. 6. Hard to overcome. Creideamh ~, strong faith. Daingean ~, strong fortress. 7. Not easily affected. Coimpléasc, goile, ~, strong constitution, stomach. 8. Strongly affecting senses. Solas, grian, ~, strong light, sun. 9. Containing strong ingredients. Deoch, tae, ~, strong drink, tea. Fíon ~, heavy wine. 10. Loud, penetrating. Guth ~, strong voice. Mus:Go ~, forte. 11. Forcible. Caint ~, strong talk. Labhairt go ~, to speak strongly. Níl mé ~ air, I don’t feel strongly, am not positive, about it. 12. Gram:Briathar, réimniú, ~, strong verb, conjugation. 13. Blowing strongly. Gaoth ~, strong wind. Tá an oíche ag éirí ~, the night-wind is rising. Lá crua ~ Márta, a hard blustery March day. 14. (In phrases with copula) Is ~ nár leagadh mé, it is a wonder I was not knocked down. Is ~ a sheas a shláinte é, it is surprising that his health stood up to it. Is ~ nach mbriseann mo chroí, it is remarkable that my heart doesn’t break.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Láidir ~, strong and durable.
Láidir ~ mar atá sé, strong as he is.
Níor mhór duit ~ láidir a bheith agat chun féachaint air, one would need a strong stomach to look at it.
~ d’fhear láidir, strong stump of a man.
Cé gur láidir é, strong as he is.
Ba cheart dó a bheith láidir má lean sé a athair, he should be strong if he took after his father.
Níl sé ~ láidir sin, he is not so strong.
~ láidir, hard and strong; hale and hearty.
~ láidir, lag, strong, weak, heart.
~ láidir, sturdy thickset person.
~ láidir, tough and strong.
Tá sé ~ air a bheith chomh láidir leat, he is hardly as strong as you.
~ mór, láidir, cliste, extremely big, strong, clever.
Déanfaidh sé fear láidir, reathaí, he will make a strong man, a runner.
Tá D~ láidir (agus tá máthair mhaith aige), God is strong, a powerful ally in distress.
~ láidir, te, greannmhar, devilish, extremely, strong, hot, funny.
láidir, glic, greannmhar, strong, cute, humorous, fellow.
Éirí mór, láidir, aosta, to grow big, strong, old.
Is ~ uaidh a bheith chomh láidir leat, he is far from being as strong as you.
Láidir ~, strong and well.
Níl ~, aon ghair, aige (ar) a bheith chomh láidir leat, he is not nearly as strong as you.
Níl sé chomh láidir leat ná ina ghaobhar, ná ar na gaobhair aige, he is not as strong as you, nor anything approaching it.
Tá ~ láidir aige, he is strong-minded.
An ~ is an láidir, the weak and the strong.
An ~ láidir, the strong hand.
Gadaíocht le ~ láidir, robbery with violence.
Go ~ láidir, broad and strong.
Fear ~ láidir, strong stout man; hale and hearty man.
~ léidmheach láidir, bold and strong phalanx.
~ láidir, supple and strong.
Go ~ láidir, right forcefully.
Fear ~ láidir, strong and active man.
Fear ~ láidir, strong supple man.
~ láidir, active and strong.
Má chuireann sé leis beidh sé ina fhear láidir, if he keeps it up he will be a strong man.
Ógánach ~ láidir, good strong youth.
Tá sé ~ láidir fós, he is still active and strong.
Tá sé chomh láidir is ~ gcloífear é, he is so strong that he will not be subdued.
As ~ láidir, terribly strong.
~ láidir, fada, sona, strong, long, happy, enough.
Bhí mé láidir lá de mo shaol, ach féadaim sin a shéanadh anois, I was strong at one time of my life, but I can’t claim to be like that now.
1. ~ láidir, strong tea.
Tá tú i d~ le fear láidir, you are up against a strong man.
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