IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
lagar, m. (gs. -air, pl. -gracha).1. Weakness, faintness; fainting fit. ~ ocrais, weakness from hunger, inanition. ~ spride, lowering of spirits, depression. ~ a theacht ort, to become faint, to take a fainting fit. Thit sí i ~, she fainted. Bhí siad i lagracha ag gáire, they were weak from laughing. 2. Weak person. Gach uile dhuine ag luí ar an ~, the weak goes to the wall. 3. (a) Weakening, slackening. ~ ionraidh, slackening of tide, slack-water. (b) Subsidence of storm, calm.