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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
léir1, f. (In phrases) Mo ~! Mo ~ dhóite! Mo chreach is mo ~! Alas! Woe is me! Léan is ~ ort! Bad scran to you!
léir2, a1. 1. Clear, lucid; distinct, explicit; clear-headed, clever. Labhairt go ~, to speak clearly, distinctly. Go líofa ~, fluently and succinctly. Luath ~, quick and accurate. 2. (With copula) Is ~ go, it is clear that. Is ~ dom go bhfuil an ceart agat, I see that you are right. Is ~ dom na litreacha, an chiall atá leis, I can see the letters, what it means. Rud nach ~ don tsúil, what the eye cannot perceive. Ní ~ dó a locht féin, he can’t see his own fault. Is ~ dó cad tá lena leas, he knows what is good for him. Ní ~ dó an bealach a shiúl, he can’t see well enough to walk the road, he is practically blind. Ar feadh gur ~ dom é, as far as I perceive, understand, it. Ní ~ liom é, I can’t perceive it. Ní ~ liom go bhfaca mé a leithéid, I have no clear recollection of seeing anything of the sort. Ba ~ go raibh eagla orthu roimhe, they were evidently afraid of him. Is ~ do dhaoine dalla an domhain é, it is clear to anybody who wants to see it. Is ~ don saol (go), everybody knows (that). 3. (Adv.)Go ~, wholly, entirely. Iad go ~, all of them. An lá go ~, the whole day. Uile go ~, altogether. Tá siad (uile) go ~ ann, they are all there. An-mhaith go ~! Very good, indeed!
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Is léir as sin go bhfuil fearg air, it is clear from that that he is angry.
Iad go léir ~, almost all of them.
Ní gá an ~ go léir, there is no need for all this carry on.
Thug sé leis an t-~ léir, he took the whole lot.
Ba léir dóibh go raibh ~ Dé san obair, they discerned the hand of God in the matter.
~ intinne, lucidity of mind.
Rud a chur i ~ do dhuine, to elucidate sth. for s.o.
Rud a thabhairt chun ~, to bring sth. into relief.
Ní thig luas le ~, speed is not conducive to accuracy.
Gliceas agus ~, cunning and subtlety.
Ní léir do dhuine a ~ féin, we find it hard to see our own faults.
~eann luath léir, speed is not conducive to accuracy.
An-mhaith go léir! Very good, indeed!
Tá ~ go léir anseo, we are all here.
Fuaireamar go léir stáitsí dúinn féin, we all secured vantage-points for ourselves.
Iad go léir i d~ a chéile, the whole lot of them together.
Ní hionann mar a chuaigh an aeráid linn go léir, the climate didn’t agree with us all to the same extent.
Tá sibh go léir ar an ~ sin, you are all harping on that string.
Tá na seomraí go léir ~tha, all the rooms are taken up.
~ na cainte go léir, on account of all the talk.
Bhí siad go léir ag baint ~ dá chéile, they were all striving to be first.
Ba léir dúinn ~ na fuinneoga iad, we could see them through the windows.
go léir) An bia ~ go léir, all, every bit of, the food.
Tá sé ~ go léir millte acu, they have destroyed it altogether.
Tabhair leat iad ~ go léir, take the whole lot of them.
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