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TORTHAÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
caolaigh1, v.t. & i. 1. Become thin. Is mór a chaolaigh sé le tamall, he has become very thin lately. Ag caolú as a mbarr, tapering at their top. 2. Narrow. Mar a gcaolaíonn an cuan, where the harbour narrows. Ag caolú a radhairc, narrowing, straining, his eyes. 3. Reduce. Chaolaigh siad (ar) mo chuid, mo lón, they diminished my share. my provision. 4. Dilute. Péint a chaolú, to thin paint. Chaolaigh sé an meascán, he weakened the mixture. 5. Ling: Palatalize. 6. Edge, sidle. Caolú isteach in áit, to edge one’s way into a place. Chaolaigh sé aniar orm, he sidled up to me. Chaolaigh sé leis uainn, he edged, slipped, away from us.
caolaigh2:caolach.
TORTHAÍ GAOLMHARA IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
ABAIRTÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Ciseán, cliabh, caolaigh, wicker basket, pannier.
Cathaoir chaolaigh, wicker chair.
Cliath chaolaigh, wicker hurdle.
Cró caolaigh, wattle hut.
~ maoine, thinning of resources.
~ na ré, waning of the moon.
Le ~ na hoíche, at night-fall.
~ caolaigh, basket cot.
~ chaolaigh, wicker beehive, skep.
~ caolaigh, wattle construction.
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