IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
iongabháil, f. (gs. -ála). 1. Careful handling; care, attention; prudence, restraint. Aire agus ~, care and attention. Dá mbeadh an ~ aige, if he were properly catered for. ~ linbh, handling, management, of a child. ~ feirge, restraining of anger. 2. (As vn.)Leanbh a ~, to tend a child. Duine a ~ go maith, to take good care of, to cater well for, s.o. Tú féin a ~ ar an olc, to guard oneself prudently against evil. Bhí sé á ~ féin ar na gáirí, he was restraining himself from laughing.