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mire could be a grammatical form of: mear »
EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
mire. 1. f. (gs. ~).(a) Quickness, rapidity; spiritedness, ardour. (b) Madness, frenzy. Bheith ar ~, to be mad; to be in a frenzy. Bhí sé ar ~ linn, he was furious with us. Dul ar ~, to go mad; to go into a rage. Tháinig ~ air, he became frantic. Duine a chur ar ~, to drive s.o. mad; to infuriate s.o. Fear ~, madman. Madra ~, mad dog. 2. gsf. & comp. of mear1. (Var. of 1 (a):~acht f)
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Bhí sé ina chaor bhuile, mhire, he was raging mad.
~ chráite, mhire, mhallaithe, mharfach, torturous, raging, unholy, consuming, desire.
~ buile, mire, madman.
Tá sé ina ghealt bhuile (mhire, nimhe), he is stark mad.
~ na hainnise, na déirce, na mire, miserly, beggarly, mad, fellow.
Níl ~ ná mire air, he is under no illusion as to what he is doing.
~ moinge mire, hemlock-seed.
Ar steallaí (dearga) meisce, mire, raging drunk, mad.
Chuaigh sé ar mire, he went mad.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ draoibe a dhéanamh de dhuine, to drag s.o. in the mire.
Dul sa phuiteach, to sink in the mire, to bog down.
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