IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
D’fhan an méid sin agam, that amount remained in my possession.
Níor fhan duine ar ~, everybody cleared off.
D’fhan sé i m~ a mháthar, he stayed to take care of his mother.
Níor fhan focal agam le ~, I was so nervous that I couldn’t think of a word to say.
D’fhan sé ar chomhairle a athar, he let his father direct him.
Mo chreach nár fhan sa bhaile, I regret that I did not stay at home.
D’fhan sí ag an leanbh, she remained with the child.
D’fhan sé i mbun a ghnó, he carried on with his business.
D’fhan sé gan déanamh, it remained undone.
Níor fhan maith ar bith iontu, they ceased to be any good.
Níor fhan splanc chéille agat, you have lost any spark of sense you had.
Níor fhan sé air, he didn’t stop at that.
Chosain sé céad punt má d’fhan sé air, it cost a hundred pounds if not more.
Ach ~ gur fhan sé, note that he stayed nevertheless.
Níor fhan ~ aige, ann, he hadn’t a word to say.
Níor fhan ~ chlainne beo acu, not one of their children survived.
D’fhan sé ~ díobh, orthu, he kept away from them.
D’fhan sé as ~, he absented himself.
Is ~ nár fhan sa bhaile, I wish I had stayed at home.
D’fhan siad ann ní ba mhó, they remained there from that on.
Níor fhan siad ina mhuinín sin, they didn’t leave it at that.
Níor fhan ~ aige, he was beside himself (with anger, etc.).
D’fhan sé gur ~ an ghrian ar an aer, he waited until the sun appeared in the sky.
Níor fhan ~ i mo chroí, my heart stopped beating.
Níor fhan ~ ná seoladh ionam, I was in a state of collapse.
Níor fhan ~ ionam, I couldn’t breathe.
Níor fhan ~ ionam, I was completely out of breath.
Níor fhan siad ~ leis sin, they didn’t confine themselves to that.
D’fhan sé ina thost, he remained silent.
D’fhan mé tamall ina d~, I was along with them for a while.
Is ~ nár fhan (mé) sa bhaile, I’m sorry I didn’t stay at home.