IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Aithneoidh tú agat an béile, an buille, sin, you will feel the benefit of that meal, the effect of that blow.
Bia a altú, altú le bia, to say grace at meals.
Deoch altaithe, drink at end of meal.
Ar tuarastal, ar a chuid, for a salary, for his meals.
Tá mála mine air, he is carrying a bag of meal.
~ mine cruithneachta, (flour) bread containing a mixture of wheaten meal.
~ buí, mine buí, bread containing a mixture of Indian meal.
Fiche punt agus luach béile de bhabhta leis, twenty pounds and the price of a meal to boot.
Níor bhain sin de a chuid a dhéanamh, that did not prevent him from taking his meals.
Cúig phunt agus a bheatha, five pounds and his meals.
~ na maidine, morning meal.
Níl ~ aige ar a chuid, he has no appetite for his meals.
~ beag, (i) sip, (ii) cup of tea between meals.
~ mhine, airgid, handful of meal, money.
~ (mine) buí, Indian-meal porridge.
Plúr ~, min chairde, flour, meal, obtained on credit.
Min chaiscín, whole meal.
Arán ~, whole-meal bread.
Chaith mé béile maith, féasta, I had a good meal, a feast.
~ plúir, mine, a hundredweight of flour, of meal.
Déan do chuid a chéaduair, take your meal first.
~ aráin, mine rois, mustaird, bread, linseed-meal, mustard, poultice.
Béile Chonáin, gargantuan meal.
~ mhine, airgid, handful of meal, of money.
Do chuid a dhéanamh, to take one’s meal(s), to eat.
A chuid a thabhairt do dhuine, to give s.o. his meal(s), to feed s.o.
Ina suí ag a g~, sitting down to their meal.
Ar aon chuid, subsisting on one meal (a day).
In aimsir a choda a rugadh é, he always comes at meal-time.
Do chuid a dhéanamh, to take one’s meal; to feed oneself.
Rinne an t-arán agus an bainne tráth dó, the bread and milk made a meal for him.
Ag ~ ar a chuid, refusing to take his meals.
Duine ~, (i) likely, promising, person, (ii) intruder (at meals), sponger.
Cuir ~ mine air, add a handful of meal to it.
Dóthain rí de bhéile, a meal fit for a king.
Má fhaigheann tú do chuid i dteach ósta, if you get your meals in a hotel.
Tagaigí chuig bhur gcuid go ~, come to your meals punctually.
~ ar do chuid, call out for your meal.
~ duine eile a ithe, to eat the remains of s.o. else’s meal.
Ag ligean mine amach ar ~, giving out meal on credit (with interest to be charged).
Tá a bholg ag ~e leis, he has enjoyed his meal.
~ mine, coarsely-ground meal.
~ an plúr, an mhin, an t-arán, without the flour, the meal, the bread.
~ arbhair, mhine, handful of corn, of meal. (Of small quantity)
Trí bhéile sa lá, three meals a day.