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gnó, m. (gs. ~, pl. ~thaí). Business. 1. (Of ordinary activity) (Often pl.)Do ghnó(thaí) a dhéanamh, to attend to one’s business, to one’s affairs. Aire a thabhairt do do ghnó(thaí), to look after one’s (own) affairs. Déan do ghnó(thaí) duit féin, mind your own business. Chuaigh sé i gceann a ghnó, he set about his business. 2. (Of task, function) ~ do dhochtúir é, it is a matter for a doctor. Ní de mo ghnó é, it is none of my business. Ba é do ghnó labhairt leis, it was your business to speak to him. Ní raibh ~ ar bith duit é a bhualadh, you had no business striking him. F:Tá a ghnó déanta, he is finished, done for. ~ súl, ostensible business. 3. (Of transaction, dealing, commercial activity) ~ a dhéanamh le duine, to do business with s.o. ~ a chur ar bun, to start a business. Fear ~, businessman. Áit ~, place of business. 4. (Of requirement) ~ a bheith agat de dhuine, le duine, to require s.o. to do sth. for you. Dá mbeadh ~ le do chuidiú agam, if I required your help. Níl ~ agam leis, I don’t need it. Tá ~ agam díot, I want to talk to you. Bhí ~ agam de mo dhícheall, I had to do my best. 5. (Of sufficiency) Déanamh do ghnó de rud a bheith agat, to have what suffices of sth. ~ a dhéanamh le rud, to make do with sth. Rinne sé ~ dom, it served my purpose. Déanfaidh an scian seo (an) ~, this knife will do. Déanfaidh sin ~ duit, that will do you; that is enough from you. 6. (Of successful endeavour) ~thaí maithe a dhéanamh, to do well, to give a good account of oneself. Rinne tú ~thaí maithe leis, you made a good job of it. 7. (Of competency) Fios do ghnó a bheith agat, to know one’s business, how to behave. Tá déanamh ~ ann, he is fit for his business, resourceful. Is maith do ghnó ag an obair sin, you are well able for that work. B’olc mo ghnó ina cheann, there is little I could accomplish at it. B’olc mo ghnó ar ardán! What would I be doing on a stage? 8. (Of serious effort) Tá sé ar son ~, he means business. 9. (Of accomplished business) Ag lochtú ghnóthaí Dé, finding fault with God’s handiwork; slighting one of God’s creatures. Sin do ghnósa, that is your doing. 10. F:Do ghnó a dhéanamh, to do one’s needs, to relieve nature. 11. Matter, concern. ~thaí oibre, tithe, oideachais, working, housing, educational, matters. ~thaí léinn, learned matters. ~thaí eachtracha, foreign affairs. ~thaí an tsaoil seo, mundane matters. Sin mar atá na ~thaí, that is how matters stand. ~thaí gan iarraidh, (i) unwanted matters, (ii) busybodies. 12. D’aon ghnó, (i) on purpose, (ii) for a joke. Rinne sé d’aon ghnó é, he did it on purpose. D’aon ghnó a bhí mé, I was only joking. 13. (As vn.)Ag obair is ag ~, working hard.
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Tá gnó agam leis, I have business with him.
Tabhair ~ do do ghnóthaí, mind your business.
~ ar a ghnóthaí, attentive to his business.
D’~ ghnó, d’~ turas, d’~ toisc, d’~ oghaim, of set purpose, deliberately.
Tá sé ag bisiú sa saol, ina ghnóthaí, he is getting on well in the world, in his business.
~eadh as a ghnó é, he was put out of business.
~ as gnó, out of business.
I m~ a ghnó, making a start with his work.
Gnó, scoil, a chur ar ~, to establish a business, a school.
Cuir i m~ a ghnó é, set him about his business.
Tá mé ~ ar do ghnóthaí, I will have nothing to do with your affairs.
~ gnó, tionscail, establishment of business, of industry.
2. ~ Aifrinn, bainise, beannachta, cuimhneacháin, fógraíochta, gnó, Nollag, poist, scóir, Mass-, wedding-, greeting-, in memoriam, show-, business-, Christmas, post-, score-, card.
Ná ~ ar do ghnó, don’t sleep over your business, neglect your affairs.
Bheith i do chodladh ar do ghnó, to be unaware of what concerns you.
Do ghnó a choimhéad, to mind one’s business.
~ chun a ghnóthaí, attentive to, persevering in, his affairs.
Is ~ta an gnó é, it is a ruinous business.
Cuir do ghnóthaí i gcrích, put your affairs in order.
~ oibre, gnó, completion of work, of business.
Is ~ an té a dhéanann a ghnóthaí dó féin, a wise man minds his own business.
Tá sé ~ i mbun gnóthaí, he is a shrewd business man.
Ba cheart duit do ghnó a chur chun cinn níos fearr ná sin, you should do better than that to promote your business.
Ní ~ ngnó é, it is none of our business.
Do ghnó, do dhualgas, a dhéanamh, to do, attend to, one’s business, duty.
Gnó a dhéanamh le duine, to do business with s.o.
Tá ~ gnó ann, he is well able to transact business, to manage.
Tá ~ mo ghnó agam de, I have enough of it to do me.
Ba dheas mo ghnó ar aonach! What business would I have at a fair?
Ba cheart duit dul i n~ do ghnóthaí, you should go and attend to your business.
Go ~ i mbun a ghnó, diligently attending to his business.
Tá sé ~ dá ghnó, he sticks to his business.
Is ~ do ghnó, do thuras, your work, your journey, is in vain.
Gnó ~, dark, mysterious, affair.
Nach tú atá ~ ar na gnóthaí? Aren’t you deeply interested in such matters?
An Roinn Gnóthaí Eachtracha, the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Tá sé in ~ a ghnóthaí, he is attending to his business.
Níl mé i m’~ ar na gnóthaí seo, I am not well versed in these matters.
D’fhan sé i mbun a ghnó, he carried on with his business.
Ní fhéachaim do na gnóthaí sin, I pay no attention to those matters.
Chuir mé i bh~ a ghnóthaí é, I sent him about his business.
Teach, do ghnó, a fheighil, to mind a house, one’s business.
~ do ghnóthaí a bheith agat, to know one’s business.
~ gnó, attention to business.
~ a dhéanamh ar obair, ar ghnó, to attend to work, to a business.
Gnó a ligean i bh~, to let an affair lose interest, be neglected.
Ná bí ~ i do ghnóthaí, don’t be remiss about your affairs.
Gnó ~ a dhéanamh de rud, to make a clean job of sth.
D’aon ghnó ~, entirely on purpose.
Cúramach ina ghnóthaí, careful of his affairs.