IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ an Athar, the only-begotten of the Father.
~ a athair, athar, with his father.
Chásaigh sé bás m’athar liom, he sympathized with me on my father’s death.
D’fhan sé ar chomhairle a athar, he let his father direct him.
Is tú ~ d’athar, you are the very image of your father.
~ athar, máthar, paternal, maternal, uncle.
~ athar, máthar, paternal, maternal, aunt.
Mac i n~ an athar, a son in succession to the father.
Is ~ athar dó é, he took after his father in that respect; like father like son.
Dúirt sé gur dhual don mhac a bheith in aghaidh an athar, he said that it was fated for son to oppose father.
~ a athar, roimh a athair, fear of his father.
Tugadh ~ a athar dó, he was recompensed for the loss of his father.
~aim ar lámh a athar é, I will let his father deal with him.
I bh~ a athar, along with his father.
I muinín a athar, dependent on his father.
Mharaigh sé iad i ndíol a athar, he killed them in revenge for his father.
In ~ a athar, in revenge for his father.
Do leith a athar, on his father’s side.
Lean sé ar ~ a athar, he followed in his father’s footsteps.
Is é ~ a athar é, like father like son.
~ m’athar, my father’s people.
Is é ~ a athar é, he is the image of his father.
Dá ndéanadh sé ~ a athar, had he obeyed his father’s wishes.
Shantaigh sé beannacht a athar, he wanted very much to get his father’s blessing.
~ an athar i dteach an mhic, a father’s (uncomfortable) position in his son’s house.
Lean sé ~ a athar, he took after his father’s side.
Tá sé chomh ~ i dteach a athar le duine ar bith, he has as strong a hold on his father’s house as anyone.