IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
gradam1, m. (gs. -aim). Esteem; mark of honour, distinction; respect, regard. Bheith faoi ghradam (ag daoine), to be held in esteem (by people). ~ a thabhairt do dhuine, to confer a distinction on s.o. A ghradam easpaig, his dignity as a bishop. De réir a ngradaim, according to their standing. Tharraing sé ~ ar a thír, he won respect for his country. Fear é a bhfuil ~ air, he is a highly-respected man. Dul ó ghradam, to fall from high estate; to lose respect. Níl ~ ar bith acu dom, they have no kind regard for me. (Corp) ina luí faoi ghradam, (a body) lying in state.
gradam2, m. (gs. -aim). Rock-bed, hard subsoil.