IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cuimse1, f. (gs. ~). 1. Lit: Due proportion, moderation. 2. Good amount, goodly number. Tá ~ airgid aige, he has plenty of money. Bhí ~ daoine ann, there were quite a lot of people there. 3. (a) Limit. Dul thar ~ le rud, to go beyond the limits with sth. Níl aon chuimse leis, there is no limit to it; he is the limit! (b)Mth: Bound. ~ íochtair, uachtair, lower, upper, bound. 4. (With certain prepositions) As, thar, ~, exceeding, extreme. Tá fuacht as ~ ann, it is extremely cold. Bhí lúcháir as ~ air, he was exceedingly glad. Gan chuimse, limitless. 5. Phil: Comprehension, connotation.