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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
nead, f. (gs. neide, pl. ~acha).Nest. 1. (a)~ éin, spideoige, bird’s, robin’s, nest. ~ iolair, eagle’s nest, eyrie. Éan neide, bird on nest, nesting-bird. ~ a dhéanamh, to make a nest, to nest. Dhéanfadh sé ~ i do chluas, he would nest in your ear, fool you completely. Prov:Is olc an t-éan a shalaíonn a ~ féin, it’s an ill bird that fouls its own nest. (b)~ codlamáin airde, ~ gogaille gó, mare’s nest. 2. (a) Bed, lair. ~ seangán, ant-hill. ~ damháin alla, spider’s web. An rón ag fágáil a neide, the seal leaving its habitat. Lámh i ~ nathrach drannadh leis, to interfere with him is like putting one’s hand in a serpent’s nest. Fan sa ~ go fóill, stay in bed for a while yet. (b) Snug abode, home. Tá ~ bheag sheascair acu, they have a snug little place to live in. D’fhág sé an ~, he left home. Is cluthar an ~ a rinne tú duit féin, you have made a cosy nest for yourself. Fuair sé a ~ scriosta, he found his home destroyed. 3. Close group, gang. Tá ~ acu sa chúinne, they are clustered together in the corner. ~ bithiúnach, a bunch of scoundrels. 4. Bot:~ choille, wood anemone. (Var:pl. ~racha; npl. ~a, gpl. ~; m, gs. nid).
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ na neadacha, nesting-time.
Ag bailiú neide, gathering material for a nest.
Dhéanfadh sé nead i do chluas, he would gull you, make you believe anything.
Nead a choilleadh, to rob a nest.
Nead ~ aille, mare’s nest.
Is leor don ~ a nead, for a little bird a little nest.
Ní bhfaighidh tú an t-éan ar an nead, you will not find the bird on the nest.
Thug an t-éan ~ dá nead, the bird forsook its nest.
~ bhéal neide, pet (nestling).
~ neide, weakest nestling; least, last, of brood.
~ neide, old empty nest.
Ba ~ i nead nathrach drannadh leis, it was perilous to fall foul of him.
Is é seoladh, tionlacan, an philibín óna nead aige é, he is deliberately evading the issue.
Neadacha a ~, to rob nests.
Nead sheascair, cosy nest.
~í neide, straws of nest.
Teacht ar nead, to find a nest.
Thréig an t-éan a nead, the bird forsook its nest.
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