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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
saoi, m. (gs. ~, pl. ~the).1. Hist: Head of monastic or poetic school. 2. Wise man; learned man. Na seacht ~the, the seven wise men (of old). Prov:Is minic ~ ó dhaoi, many a foolish father had a wise son. Prov:Ní bhíonn ~ gan locht, Homer sometimes nods. 3. Master, expert. ~ saoirse, master mason. ~ leighis, master physician. ~ scríbhinne, master scribe. ~ cruitireachta, master harpist. ~ le gach ceird, master of all trades. ~ ar eagna, i léann, person pre-eminent in wisdom, in learning. I lámha ~the, in the hands of experts. Ach nach ~ mé, but that I am no judge (of that). 4. Eminent, distinguished, person. ~ easpaig, eminent bishop. ~ file, distinguished poet. ~ gabha, master smith. ~ duine uasail, a scholar and a gentleman. ~the an pharóiste, the worthies of the parish. (Var:f)
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PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ na saoithe, the co-operation, companionship, of learned men.
~ na saoithe, the darling of the learned.
~ na saoithe, the doyen of the learned men.
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