IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Más peaca a bheith ~ tá na mílte damanta, ‘if it’s a sin to be sallow thousands are damned’, beauty is only skin deep.
~ troithe, mílte, de, measure it in feet, miles.
Na mílte troigh ar airde, thousands of feet high.
Tá na mílte aige, he has thousands (of pounds), is well off.
Na mílte ~ acu, thousands upon thousands of them.