IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
ainriocht, m. (gs. -reachta, pl. ~aí). 1. Evil state; wretched condition. In ~, in bad shape; in evil plight; (of thing, place) dilapidated. Tá an tine ag dul in ~, the fire is going out. In ~aí an bháis, in the throes of death. 2. Mistaken appearance. Rud a thógáil in ~ ruda eile, to take sth. in mistake for sth. else.