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TORTHAÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
éifeacht, f. (gs. ~a).1. (a) Force, significance; efficacy, effect; value, importance. ~ a bhaint as rud, to find the significance of sth.; to use sth. to good effect. ~ argóinte, the force of an argument. ~ sacraiminte, the efficacy of a sacrament. Caint a bhfuil ~ léi, meaningful, powerful, speech. Fear a bhfuil ~ ann, an able, a capable, man. Is é an duine gan ~ é, he is such an ineffectual person. Rud a dhéanamh le h~, to do sth. competently, effectively. Labhair sé le h~, he spoke strongly, to good effect. Cad é an ~ é? What does it signify? Is beag an ~ cúpla punt, a few pounds won’t do much good. Ní thig liom ~ a bhaint as na cúrsaí seo, I can’t say what these affairs will lead to. An dtig leat ~ a bhaint as an aimsir? Can you read the weather signs? (b) Sense, substance. Gáire gan ~, vacant laugh. Bíodh ~ leat, have some sense. 2. Achievement, success. Teacht in ~, to grow up, mature; to succeed in life. An rud a thug in ~ é, what enabled him to achieve success. Gur tháinig a chlann in ~, until his children were able to prove themselves. Rinne sé ~ leis an léann, he was a success at learning. Rinne tú ~ leis an alt sin, you made a great job of that article. Níl na barra ag déanamh mórán ~a, the crops are not making any notable progress. Níorbh ~ duit an gasúr sin a bhualadh, it was no great achievement for you to beat that boy.
TORTHAÍ GAOLMHARA IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
ABAIRTÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Caint ~ éifeacht, ineffectual talk.
Rinne sé éifeacht nuair a tháinig air, he did a great job when he was put to the test.
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