IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
gaobhar, m. (gs. & npl. -air, gpl. ~). Nearness, proximity; (usually pl.) vicinity. Bheith, teacht, i n~ áite, duine, to be, to come, near a place, a person. Ar na gaobhair, in the vicinity. Ar ghaobhair na cathrach, on the outskirts of the city. Tá sé ar na gaobhair in áit éigin, he is somewhere around. Ná lig ar do ghaobhar é, don’t let him come near you. Ná gabh ina ngaire nó ina n~, don’t go next or near them. Níl sé in aon ghaobhar dó, he is nowhere near it. Níl sé chomh láidir leat ná ina ghaobhar, ná ar na gaobhair aige, he is not as strong as you, nor anything approaching it. Níl aon ghaobhar agam air, I can’t get near it, get a chance of doing it.