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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
rad1, f. (gs. raide).1 = radadh. 2. (In phrase) Cead raide, leave to do as one pleases. Tabhair cead raide do na páistí, let the children amuse themselves. Tá cead raide acu ar na milseáin, they may take all the sweets they like.
rad2, v.t. & i. 1. Lit: Give, bestow. (Usually preterite) ~ sé ór dóibh, he gave them gold. ~adh luach a deor di, she was rewarded for her tears. 2. Throw, cast, fling. Clocha a ~adh le rud, to cast stones at sth. Bhí sé ag ~adh ceisteanna chugam, he was plying me with questions. Ag ~adh dorn, throwing punches. Ag ~adh báistí, pouring rain. Ag ~adh cainte, talking rapidly, volubly. ~sé é féin isteach san uisce, he flung himself into the water. 3. (Of horse, etc.) Fling, kick. Ag ~adh lena chosa deiridh, flinging out his hind legs. ~fadh sé thú, he would throw you. B’fhéidir go ~fadh an t-asal leat, the donkey might lash out at you. 4. Caper, frolic, gambol. Ag ~adh is ag léimneach, frisking and jumping.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Thugamar ~ dóibh, we pelted them.
Chuir siad ~ cloch linn, they showered us with stones.
A leithéid de ~ fearthainne! Such a downpour!
Bhí gach léim agus gach ~ aige, he was jumping and cavorting for all he was worth.
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