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Cuardaigh focal Gaeilge nó Béarla.
Focail chosúla: deilín · dreoil · deilgín · deirín · direoil
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TORTHAÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
dreoilín, m. (gs. ~, pl. ).1. (a) Wren. Níl oiread ~ ann, he is as diminutive as a wren. Níl díol ~ caite aige, he has eaten nothing. Cé gur beag díol ~ caithfidh sé a sholáthar, ‘little as a wren needs it must gather it’, even the smallest necessities of life have to be provided for. Is leor don ~ a nead, for a little bird a little nest. Mún ~ san fharraige; cúnamh an ~ don fharraige, a mere drop in the ocean. (b)~ ceannbhuí, easpaig, goldcrest. S.a. bráthair 6. 2. Diminutive creature. An ~ bocht, the poor little thing; the little wretch. ~ spóirt, plaything, object of ridicule, silly person. 3. Wren-hunt. Dul sa ~, to join in the wren-hunt. Lucht an ~, wren-boys. Lá an D~, St. Stephen’s Day. 4. Ent:~ teaspaigh, grasshopper.
ABAIRTÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ an dreoilín, hedge-sparrow.
Chomh ~ le huan óg, le meannán míosa, le dreoilín teaspaigh, as playful as a young lamb, as a month-old kid, as a grasshopper.
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