IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
gné, f. (gs. ~, pl. ~ithe).1. Species, kind. Aicme agus ~, genus and species. A ghné nó a chineál, its species or kind. ~ plandaí, species of plants. ~ spóirt, form of sport. D’aon ghné, of the same species, of one kind. 2. Form, appearance. (a)~ agus ábhar, form and substance. Faoi ghné aráin agus fíona, under the species of bread and wine. Faoi ghné eala, in the guise of a swan. (b)~ na hóige, na sláinte, youthful, healthy, appearance. Tá ~ an ocrais, an bhróin, air, he has a look of hunger, of sorrow, about him. Ó chaill mé mo ghné, since I lost my looks. B’álainn a ~, she had a lovely appearance. Tá sé ag bisiú ina ghné, he is beginning to look better. (c)~ de rud, an aspect of sth. Gach ~ den scéal a chíoradh, to discuss every aspect of the matter.