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TORTHAÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
leáigh1, v.t. & i. (pres. -ánn, fut. -faidh, vn. leá, pp. -ite).Melt. 1. Im a leá, to melt butter. Sneachta ag leá, snow melting. ~ sé leis an teas, it melted with the heat. Geir leáite, melted fat. Luaidhe leáite, molten lead. Ór leáite, refined gold. S.a. im11. 2. Leáfadh sé do chroí, it would melt your heart. Bhí siad ag leá na bhflaitheas, they were moving heaven to pity. Tá siad ag leá le grá dó, they simply adore him. Tá siad leáite anuas air, they are all over him, dote on him. 3. Ag leá den saol, fading away to nothing. Is mór atá sé ag leá le tamall, he is failing greatly of late. ~ a raibh den saol aige, everything he had disappeared. ~ mo mhisneach, my courage evaporated. ~ sé a chuid airgid, he dissipated his money. ~ an slua ó chéile, the crowd melted away. Tá siad leáite ó chéile, they have parted company. Leáfadh amharc a shúl thú, he had a withering look in his eye. ~ an féar faoina gcosa, the grass withered under their feet. ~ an cine, the race disappeared, perished. 4. Nach leáite an duine é! What a useless person he is! Tá sé leáite timpeall a ghnóthaí, he doesn’t know how to go about his work.
leáigh2, m = lia1.
TORTHAÍ GAOLMHARA IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
ABAIRTÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Leáite ag an teas, melted with the heat.
Tháinig leá choipeadh na habhann orthu, they melted away (like foam on the river).
Leá cúráin, rapid dissolution.
Leá ~ orthu! Bad scran to them!
Leá ~ de dhuine, feckless person.
~ ime, céarach, melting of butter, of wax.
~ corp, dissolution of bodies.
~ croí, heart-break.
~ seaniarainn, the melting down of old iron.
~ an tslua, the melting away of the crowd.
Tháinig ~ chúr na habhann orthu, they disappeared like the foam on the river.
Gach ~ nár leáigh, every line that did not become extinct.
An leá Dia agus an ~, the ne’er-do-well and the utterly destitute.
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