IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
criathraigh1, v.t. Sieve, winnow; riddle, sift; honeycomb. Arbhar a chriathrú, to winnow corn. Cré a chriathrú, to sift soil. Gual a chriathrú, to screen coal. Ceist a chriathrú, to examine a question minutely. Chriathraigh siad le piléir é, they riddled him with bullets. Tá an áit criathraithe leo, the place is honeycombed with them. Bhí sé á chriathrú leis an stoirm, he was being pierced through by the storm; he was being buffeted by the storm.
criathraigh2. 1 :criathrach1. 2. gsm. of criathrach2.