IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
gnaoi1, f. (gs. ~).1. Beauty, comeliness. ~ na hóige, youthful beauty. An bhean is fearr ~, the best-looking woman. Níor chaill sí a ~ fós, she hasn’t lost her good looks yet. ~ a chur ar rud, to enhance the appearance of sth. Cuir ~ bheag ort féin, tidy yourself up a bit. Is mór an ghnaoi ort é, it adds greatly to your appearance. Nochtann grá ~, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. 2. Liking, affection. ~ a bheith agat ar dhuine, to have a liking for s.o. Gean agus ~, love and affection. Tá ~ na ndaoine air, (i) he is well liked by the people, (ii) he has the good looks of his people.
gnaoi2, f = gné.