IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cruinneas, m. (gs. -nnis). 1. Exactness, accuracy. ~ cainte, accuracy of speech. ~ áirimh, accuracy of computation. ~ aimsithe, sureness of aim. Rud a thabhairt i g~, chun cruinnis, to bring sth. into focus; to recollect sth. clearly. Scéal gan chruinneas, inexact, rambling, story. 2. Accumulation, collection. Ní mór an ~ punt, a pound is not a great deal of money. 3. Clearness, coherence; steadiness. Duine gan chruinneas, scatter-brained person. Níl aon chruinneas ag fanacht ann, he has no clear recollection of things; he is losing his memory. 4. Frugality, sparingness. ~ a dhéanamh ar rud, to be sparing with sth.