IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Mo (chreach is mo) chrá! Alas!
An chreach a chosaint, a roinnt, to defend, share, the spoils.
An chreach a sheilg, to seek out the prey.
Dá mbeadh aon chreach ionam, if there were any pickings on me.
Is maith an chreach a roinneas, it is good to have enough to go round.
An rud a rinne a chreach, what ruined him.
Is mór an chreach é, it is a great loss.
Is beag an chreach é, he, it, is small loss.
Is mó an chreach ná an chabhair iad, they are more of a hindrance than a help.
Mo chreach nár fhan sa bhaile, I regret that I did not stay at home.
Mo chreach nach bhfaca tú é, it is a pity you did not see him.
Mo chreach! Mo chreach is mo chrá! Mo chreach mhaidine (bhrónach)! Woe is me!
Mo chreach dhóite (go), I bitterly regret (that).
Mo ~! Mo ~ dhóite! Mo chreach is mo ~! Alas! Woe is me!