IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cathair1, f. (gs. -thrach, pl. -thracha).1. City. Lucht cathrach, city people. Bainisteoir, comhairle, halla, líomatáiste, cathrach, city manager, council, hall, limits. Údarás cathrach, city authority. ~ na ngrást, na glóire; an chathair neamhaí, the heavenly city, Paradise. (Of city, thing) Ní ~ mar a tuairisc í, it does not come up to expectations. 2. Hist: Enclosed church establishment; monastic city. 3. Archaeol: Circular stone fort. 4. (a) Dwelling(-place); bed, lair. (b)~ seileán, swarming-place of bees. S.a. gríobhán.
cathair2 = caithir.
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Aithreacha na Cathrach, the City Fathers.
~ cathrach, ospidéil, city, hospital, ward.
Ar bhord na cathrach, on the outskirts of the city.
~ cathrach, fringe of city.
~ baile, cathrach, comhlachta, town, city, company, charter.
I g~ na cathrach, in the heart of the city.
Dul ~ an aonaigh, na cathrach, na gcruinnithe, to go to the fair, to the city, to the meetings.
Dún, cathair, príosúnaigh, a choimeád, to guard a fort, a city, prisoners.
Bhí an chathair ~ acu, they were unfamiliar with the (ways of the) city.
De chóir baile, na cathrach, near home, the city.
Ar cholbha na cathrach, on the outer fringe of the city.
~ don chathair, close to the city.
Cathair agus ~, enclosure and church; (monastic) city and settlement.
Cathair chorr, round fort.
Thugamar ~ na cathrach, na tíre, we toured the city, the country.
Faoi mhíle den chathair, within a mile of the city.
~ cathrach, sléibhe, farraige, city, mountainy, seafaring, man.
Ar ghaobhair na cathrach, on the outskirts of the city.
Cathair na ngrást, the courts of heaven.
Cathair ghríobháin, maze, labyrinth.
I gcathair ghríobháin, in a maze, in a quandary.
~ baile, cathrach, town, city, hall.
Ag obair sa chathair, working in the city.
Ar ~, in ~, na cathrach, on the outskirts of the city.
Bhí mé ~ sa chathair, I was in the city (centre).
~ amach cathrach, oifige, leabhair, the lay-out of a city, of an office, of a book.
~ cathrach, tuaithe, city, country, people.
~ na cathrach, na tuaithe, the city, country, people.
Ó lár na cathrach, from the centre of the city.
romhainn go cathair na ngrást, open the way to heaven for us.
~ na cathrach, the freedom of the city.
~ na cathrach, na tuaithe, city, country, life.
Ar shlata na cathrach, on the outskirts of the city.
Shocraigh siad síos sa chathair ina dhiaidh sin, they settled down in the city after that.
Cén ~ a bhfuil an chathair? In which direction is the city?
Thángamar díreach as lár na cathrach, we came straight from the centre of the city.
Dul chun an tsiopa, chun an mhargaidh, chun na cathrach, to go to the shop, to the market, to the city.
Dul don chathair, don Daingean, to go to the city, to Dingle.
De thógáil na cathrach é, he is city-bred.
~ cathrach, tuaithe, urban, rural, constituency.
~ bóthair, sráide, cathrach, road, street, city, traffic.
~ cathrach, impireachta, fall of city, of empire.
Le h~ na cathrach, in front of the city.