IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Gabhfad de chleite an bheadaí ort, ‘I will take the goose-quill to you’, summons you.
Rugadh air idir chorp chleite is sciathán, he was seized bodily.
Níor chuir sé scríob chleite chugam, he never wrote me a line.
Do chleite a chur i rud, to interfere in sth.
Idir chorp (is) cheirt; idir chorp is chleití; idir chorp chleite is sciathán, bodily, entirely.
Idir ghob, chleite is sciathán, lock, stock and barrel.
~ Philib an Chleite, ~ Thaidhg na dTadhgann, ~ Sheoin Dic, Tibb’s Eve.
Níor chuir sé ~ de pheann, ~ chleite, chugam, he didn’t even drop me a line.