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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
muineál, m. (gs. & npl. -níl, gpl. ~). Neck. 1. ~ fada, long neck. ~ a bhriseadh, a chasadh, to break, twist, a neck. Tá ~ righin air, he is stiff-necked, obstinate. Dul sa mhuineál ag duine, to take s.o. by the neck, to attack s.o. Tá siad sa mhuineál ar a chéile, they are at each other’s throats. S.a. ceann11(a).2. Cu:~ caoireola, neck of mutton. 3. Cost:~ gúna, neck of dress. ~ ard, íseal, high, low, neck. 4. ~ tíre, neck of land, isthmus. (Var:gs. & npl. muineáil; muinéal)
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Is fada an muineál atá air, he has got such a long neck.
1. ~ an mhuiníl, the nape of the neck.
1. ~ allais, bealaidh, boilg, coime, coscáin, muinchille, muiníl, sweat-, grease-, belly-, waist-, brake-, wrist-, neck-, band.
~eadh a mhuineál, he sustained a broken neck.
Níl ansin ach ~ an ceann agus seachain an muineál, it is a mere quibble; it is six of one and half a dozen of the other.
~ an muineál aige, wring his neck.
Chomh cinnte is atá ~ ar do mhuineál, as sure as you are alive.
~ an mhuiníl, hollow at nape of neck.
D’fhág sé ~ mháis is mhuiníl air, he smote him hip and thigh.
Bain an choirt de do mhuineál, scrub the dirt off your neck.
I g~ a chinn is a mhuiníl, where his head and neck join.
Do mhuineál a chúbadh, to bend one’s neck.
~ an mhuiníl, nape of neck.
Rud a chur faoi do mhuineál, to put sth. round one’s neck.
~ cluaise, muiníl, back of ear, of neck.
Breith ar chúta an mhuiníl ar dhuine, to catch s.o. by the scruff of the neck.
Gheobhainn an muineál a chasadh aige, I could wring his neck.
D’fháiscfinn an muineál aige, I would wring his neck.
Rud a chur ~ do mhuineál, to put sth. round your neck.
Tá ~ mháis is mhuiníl orthu, they are beef to the heels.
~ a chur faoina mhuineál, to put a halter round his neck.
Craiceann, muineál, ~, white skin, neck.
Gheall sé mo mhuineál a bhriseadh, he vowed to break my neck.
An muineál lag in ~, the weakest goes to the wall.
Bhí ~ de mhuineál air, he had a powerful neck.
3. Muineál ~, thick neck.
Tá seithe, muineál, ~ air, he is thick-skinned, stiff-necked.
An ~ a chur faoi mhuineál duine, to put a noose around s.o.’s neck, to cause s.o. to be hanged.
I d~ a chinn is a mhuiníl, at the base of his skull.
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