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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
ruainne1, m. (gs. ~, pl. -nní).1. (Single) hair. ~ dá folt, a hair of her head. 2. Fibre, thread; shred, scrap, fragment. Tá sé ina ruainní liom síos, it is hanging in tatters about me. Ní raibh ~ éadaigh air, he hadn’t a stitch of clothing on him. Níl ~ ar a chnámha, there isn’t a pick on his bones. Níl ~ den fhírinne ann, there is not a jot of truth in it. ~ páipéir, fianaise, scrap of paper, of evidence. ~ tobac, little bit of tobacco.
ruainne2, m = ruaim2.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Aon ruainne de a bheidh as do dhiaidh, any bit of it you will have left over.
Ribe ruainní, strand of animal hair.
Téad ruainní, hair-rope.
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