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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
meán1, m. (gs. & npl. -áin, gpl. ~). 1. Middle. I ~ a shaoil, a aoise, in his middle age. I ~ an chruinnithe, in the midst of the gathering. An ~ lae, midday. Do mheán lae a chaitheamh, to take one’s midday meal. Ar an ~ oíche, at midnight. Tá ~ oíche an chearrbhaigh, na gcártaí, ann, it is very late in the night. Ar uair an mheán oíche, at the midnight hour. ~ Fómhair, mid-autumn, September. Mí Mheáin an tSamhraidh, June. An mhéar mheáin, the middle finger. 2. Mth: Mean. 3. Medium. ~ múinteoireachta, medium of instruction. ~ fógraíochta, advertising medium. Na meáin chumarsáide, the communications media. Is é an t-aer ~ iompartha na fuaime, air is the medium of sound. 4. Average. ~ a thógáil, to take an average. ~ ualaithe, weighted average. Ar ~, on average. Thar ~, os ~, beyond measure, exceeding. Dul thar ~, to go beyond the limits. 5. (a) Middle, waist. Cuir faoi do mheán é, put it round your waist. (b) Middle zone.
meán-2, pref. Middle, medial, medium, mean, average.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ maidine, meán lae, oíche, breakfast, luncheon, supper.
Tá an uair, an meán oíche, ~te linn, it is coming near the time, midnight.
8. ~ meáin, constipation.
~ (meáin) na cruinne, equator.
Dá mba ar uair an mheán oíche é, even at the hour of midnight.
Tá sé ag ~amh ar an meán oíche, it is approaching midnight.
Tá sé an meán lae go ~, it is exactly mid-day.
~ mheáin, middle voice.
~ an mheán oíche, midnight matins.
Meán iompair, transmission medium.
~ an mheán oíche, night-wanderer, one who keeps late hours.
~ mheán lae, meridian line. ~ thógála, construction line.
An mhéar fhada, láir, mheáin, the middle finger.
~ daoine, vast number of people.
~ airgid, huge amount of money.
~ na meán, ablative of means.
~ an mheán oíche, fly-by-night.
I ~í an mheán oíche, bordering on midnight.
Chomh ~ le grian an mheán lae, as clear as the noonday sun.
I d~ an mheán oíche, close to midnight.
Ag taitneamh mar a bheadh grian an mheán lae ann, shining like the midday sun.
Faoi ghrian thíoránta an mheán lae, under the oppressively hot mid-day sun.
Meán ~an, assumed mean.
I d~ an mheán oíche, towards midnight.
Ar ~ an mheán lae, at the hour of midday.
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