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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
thuas, adv. & a. (Of position) Up. 1. (a) In higher place. ~ ar an ard, sa spéir, ar neamh, up on the height, in the sky, in heaven. ~ an staighre, upstairs. ~ an abhainn, (farther) up the river. An bóthar ~, the upper road. S.a. fear11(a).(b) In place regarded as higher. ~ ag an altóir, up at the altar. An seomra ~, the upper room; the room at the back of the kitchen fire-place. 2. In the south. ~ i gCúige Mumhan, south in Munster. 3. (a) Put up, constructed. Tá an díon ~ acu, they have put on the roof. (b) Covering, worn on one’s person. Níl tointe éadaigh ~ air, he hasn’t a stitch of clothes to cover him. Bhí seamróg ~ aige, he was wearing a shamrock. Tá a bhfuil ~ orm stróicthe acu, they have torn all my clothing. (c)(Of tune) Struck up. Bhí port feadaíola ~ aige, he was whistling a tune. 4. On top, successful, profiting (le, by). Beidh tú ~ leis, you will gain by it. An té atá ~ óltar deoch air, he who succeeds has a toast drunk to him. S.a. thíos 6.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Thuas, in airde, san ~, up in the air.
Tá siad istigh, amuigh, thíos, thuas, trína chéile, they are within, without, below, above, mixed up.
Tá siad ag éirí thuas, in airde, orm, they are riding roughshod over me.
Ar eagla na ~ thuas, for fear of the wrath to come; to be morally on the safe side.
An F~ Thuas, the man above, God.
Níl siad le ~eáil thíos ná thuas, they are nowhere to be seen.
Thuas sa spéir, up in the sky.
San ~ thuas, in the above passage.
Ní ~ ná uasal ach thíos seal thuas seal, everyone has his ups and downs in life.
~ in íochtar agus ~ in uachtar; ~ thíos agus ~ thuas; ~ istigh agus ~ amuigh, underarm and overarm grip.
Thuas an ~, upstairs.
Níl siad le feiceáil ~ ná thuas, they are nowhere to be seen.
Dar a bhfuil ~ is thuas, by all that is holy (and unholy).
Níor fhág sí ~ ná thuas air é, she gave him a proper dressing-down.
Déanfaidh mé é, bíodh ~ thuas, I’ll do it no matter what happens.
Ní raibh mé ~ ná thuas leis, I neither lost nor gained by it.
Bheith ~ seal thuas seal, to have one’s ups and downs.
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