IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ na bró, first handful of ground grain (discarded).
Lán boise, palmful, handful.
~ mhine, airgid, handful of meal, money.
2. ~ mhóna, éisc, handful of turf, of fish.
Is fearr lán doirn de cheird ná lán mála d’ór, a handful of skill is better than a bagful of gold.
~, lán cráige, de rud, handful of sth.
~ mhine, airgid, handful of meal, of money.
Lán do chroibh de rud, a handful of sth.
~ airgid, handful of money.
~ choirce, handful of oats.
~ chorráin, handful (of grass, etc.) cut with sickle.
~, lán doirn, de rud, fistful, handful, of sth.
Cuir ~ mine air, add a handful of meal to it.
~ úll, milseán, bláth, féir, handful of apples, of sweets, of flowers, of grass.
Cuir ~ cruithneachta sa bhró, put a handful of wheat into the quern.
~ de rud, a pick, a scrap, of sth.; a plucked handful of sth.
~ féir, lín, plucked handful of hay, of flax.
Lán glaice de rud, handful of sth.
~ arbhair, mhine, handful of corn, of meal. (Of small quantity)
~ leabhar, tuí, scéalta, handful of books, of straw, of stories.
~ mhine, handful of meal.
~ boise, doirn, glaice, palmful, fistful, handful.
~ mhine, mhilseán, handful of meal, of sweets.
Scaipeann sé ina mhámanna é, he throws it away in handfuls.
~ coirce, handful of oats.
Ag ~ féir, plucking handfuls of grass.