IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Ná bain an ~ díom, don’t flay me with your tongue.
1. Beithíoch a fheannadh, to flay an animal.
D’fheannfadh sé dreancaid ar a craiceann, ‘he would flay a flea for its skin’, he is extremely mean.
Duine a fheannadh le do theanga, to flay s.o. with one’s tongue.
~ beithígh, the flaying of an animal.
Duine a ~adh, to knife s.o.; to flay s.o. with the tongue.
Duine a ~adh, to snap at, flay, scold, s.o.
Bhí siad ag ~adh a chéile, they were flaying one another.