IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
suigh, v.t. & i. (pres. suíonn, vn. suí, pp. -ite). 1. Sit. (a)Suí ar chathaoir, to sit on a chair. ~ síos, sit down. ~ siar, sit back, recline. ~ fút, sit where you are. ~ go socair, sit still. ~ suas, sit up. ~ aníos chun na tine, sit up to the fire. Shuigh sé aniar sa leaba, he sat up in bed. ~ anall linn, sit over close to us. ~ isteach chun an bhoird, sit up to the table. (b)Suí ar na rámhaí, to take up rowing position, to start rowing. Shuigh sé isteach ar an seol, he took his place at the loom. (c)Suí do phortráid, to sit for a portrait. Suí i mbreithiúnas ar dhuine, to sit in judgment on s.o. Suí ar choiste, to sit on a committee. Suífidh an chúirt go raibh an cás pléite, the court will sit until the case has been considered. (d)Suí in áit duine eile, to occupy s.o. else’s place. Suí ar thalamh duine eile, to squat on s.o. else’s land. Shuigh siad ar na tailte méithe, they settled on the fat lands. Shuigh an bád ar an scairbh, the boat grounded on the shingle. Shuigh an carr orm, the car packed up on me. S.a. bun113, dabhach 1. (e)Ní shuífeadh an chearc ar na huibheacha, the hen would not sit on the eggs. (f) Remain up. Suí le duine tinn, to sit up with a sick person. Suí go déanach, to sit up late. B’éigean dúinn suí go maidin aige, we had to sit up till morning on his account. 2. Set, let, rent. Talamh a shuí (le duine), to let land (to s.o.). Teach le suí, house to rent. 3. Seat; place, locate; settle, arrange; fix, establish. Shuigh sé cách, he seated everybody. An áit ar shuigh sé an teach, where he sited the house. Shuigh siad a gcampa ann, they pitched their camp there. Shuigh sé rí ar gach tuath, he set a king over every territory. Shuigh sé cíos orthu, he imposed a rent on them. Níor fhág siad fód den tír nár shuigh siad, they established themselves in every corner of the country. Cúis, ceart, a shuí, to establish a case, a right. Th:Radharc a shuí, to set a scene. 4. (With ar) Affirm against; persuade. Shuigh sé go daingean orm é, he tried hard to persuade me of it. 5. Mil:Suígí airm! Order arms!
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Suigh agus déan d’~, sit down and stay a while of the night.
Suigh ~ anseo, sit up here.
Déan do chomhrá ó b’~ leat suí, have a chat since you seldom sit down.
Seas, suigh, luigh, ar, stand, sit, lie, on.
Suí ar bhinse, to sit on a bench.
Is fearr suí ar an scáth ná suí ar an m~ folamh, a bad bush is better than the open field.
Suí chun boird, to sit down to table.
Ní raibh an dara suí sa bhuaile ann, there was no alternative.
Suí i m~ duine, to take advantage of s.o.
~ a shuí, a scaoileadh, to pitch, strike, camp.
Bhí sé de cheart acu suí, they were entitled to sit; they should have sat down.
Suí ~ boird, to sit down to table.
Cad chuige nach suíonn tú? Why don’t you sit down?
Chlis sé suas, as a chodladh, as a shuí, he started up, out of his sleep, out of his seat.
Suí sa chlúid, to sit in the chimney-corner, beside the fire.
Suí i g~, to sit in a corner.
Suí ag ~a an bhoird, to sit at the foot of the table.
Ina suí ag a g~, sitting down to their meal.
~ ina suí, court in session.
~ nach suíonn tú? Why don’t you sit down?
Suigh i n~ liom, sit close to, beside, me.
Suite go ~, firmly based, established.
Tine, leaba, áit suí, campa, a dhéanamh, to make a fire, a bed, a place to sit, a camp.
Áit suí a dhéanamh do dhuine, to make room for s.o. to sit.
Atá ina shuí ar dheaslámh Dé, who sits at the right hand of God.
Tar, suigh, chuig do dhinnéar, chun do dhinnéir, come, sit down, to your dinner.
Éirí i do shuí, to sit up, to rise.
Éirí i do shuí, to sit up, to rise from recumbent position.
Níl ~ suí agam, I haven’t time to sit.
~acht i do shuí, i do sheasamh, to remain sitting, standing.
Suí ~ charraig, to sit under a rock.
Tá sé i bh~; tá suí forais air, it is firmly fixed, steady.
Níor tháinig suí ná ~ air, he neither stopped nor stayed, never rested.
Ina shuí ar a ghaireanáta, sitting on his hunkers.
Bhí sé ina shuí ansin agus ~ focal as, he sat there without saying a word.
Bhí sé ina shuí ansin ag déanamh a ghearáin leis féin, he sat there feeling sorry for himself.
~ a chur ina shuí, to start a hare; to bring up a matter for discussion, to start an argument.
~ suí, seating accommodation.
Ná déan ~ suite de, don’t take it for an accomplished fact.
Suí go maidin, to sit up till morning.
Suí ar do ghúngaí (beaga), to sit on one’s hunkers.
Bheith i do luí, i do shuí, i do sheasamh, to be lying, sitting, standing.
~ a thógáil, a chothú, a chur ina suí, to cause, promote, stir up, a quarrel.
Suigh láimh liom, sit at my hand, beside me.
Tá sé ~ chomh maith againn suí, we may just as well sit.
Tá sé chomh maith agat suí le seasamh, you may as well sit as stand.
~ shuite, imposing stone.
Ná bí i do shuí i ~ uainn, don’t sit apart from us.
Níor ~ leo suí, they didn’t choose to sit down.