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could be a grammatical form of: ligh »
EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
1, f. (gs. ~, pl. ~ocha).1. Colour, complexion; lustre, sheen. (a)~ gréine, sun’s brightness. ~ an óir, sheen of gold. ~ an smóil, ember hue. Ar ~ an ómra, amber-coloured. Bhí ~ seirce ina ghnúis, love shone in his countenance. Lit:Fear go ~, man of colour, of beauty. Bean ab áille ~, a woman loveliest to behold. D’iompaigh a ~ ann, he changed colour. Bhí ~ an bháis air, he was the colour of death. Ní maith liom do ~, I don’t like your colour, your appearance. (b)Fig:Ní raibh ~ na léithe agam, I had nothing at all. (c)~ bhuí, yellow, jaundiced, appearance; jaundice. Tiocfaidh an ~ bhuí air, he will have a fit. 2. Colouring-matter, pigment; pigmentation.
2, f. (gs. ~).1. vn. of ligh. 2. Licking; fawning.
3 = laí.
4 = luí.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Fear go lí, a handsome man.
D’~ a lí (ann), he changed colour.
~ lí, change of colour.
1. Pláta a lí, to lick a plate.
Duine, lámh duine, a lí, to fawn on s.o.
Foireann ó Thrá Lí, a team from Tralee.
Ar lí an ~, amber-coloured.
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