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laige could be a grammatical form of: lag »
EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
laige. 1. f. (gs. ~, pl. -gí).(a) Weakness. ~ an duine, human frailty. ~ na colainne, weakness of the body, of the flesh. ~ na ngéag, na gcéadfaí, feebleness of the limbs, of the senses. ~ intinne, weakness of mind. ~ cumaisc, weakness of mixture. ~ gutha, weakness of voice. ~ argóinte, weakness of argument. ~ solais, dimness of light. ~ gruaige, lankness of hair. An áit a bhfuil an ~, where the weakness lies. (b) Tender youth. Chothaigh sé iad ó ~ go neart, he provided for them from childhood to maturity. Bhí siad mar sin ó ~ go neart, they were like that both as children and adults, all their lives. (c) Faint, swoon. Dul, titim, i ~, to faint, to go off in a swoon. Tagann laigí uirthi, she is subject to fainting fits. Teacht as ~, to come out of a swoon. Bhí ~ chabhlach orm leis an ocras, I was faint from hunger. 2. gsf. & comp. of lag2. (Var. of 1:~acht f)
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Dá mbeadh tart, ocras, laige, ar dhuine, if one were thirsty, hungry, weak.
An bhige agus an laige, smallness and weakness.
Bhí laige chabhlach orm leis an ocras, I was faint from hunger.
Chuir sé an laige sin de, he recovered from that weakness.
Tá ~ ionam le laige, my bones are creaking from debility.
Bhí sí i ~ dul i laige, she looked as if she was about to faint.
Tá an bhean a bhí i laige ag teacht thart, the woman who swooned is coming round.
~im i laige, to faint.
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