IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Bhí aois mhór aige, he was very old.
Níor mhór duit ~ láidir a bheith agat chun féachaint air, one would need a strong stomach to look at it.
~ mhór, gaoithe móire, stormy weather.
Ba mhór an ~ dom é, it would be very handy for me.
Bhí ~ mhór air, a large sum was taken up in offerings at his funeral.
Tá sé an-mhór, it is very big.
Tá ~ mhór aige, he is a great age.
Tá cúram páistí, muirín mhór, orthu, they have children to care for, a large family to support.
Bhain sé aois mhór amach, he lived to a great age.
~ (mhór) de theach, large unadorned house; barn, barrack.
A bheag nó a mhór de rud, some amount of sth.
Bhí a bheag nó a mhór de thrioblóid leis, it was troublesome to some extent.
Déan do bheag is do mhór de, make what you like of it.
Ba mhór an ~ an t-airgead, an deoch, air, the money, the drink, softened, sweetened, him a lot.
Ná déan ~ mhór Éireann de, don’t make a tissue of lies out of it.
An bhreoiteacht mhór, epilepsy.
Tá an tuairim sin ag an m~ mhór, most people are of that opinion.
Ba mhór, ba bheag, an chabhair dom é, it was of great, little, use to me.
7. Rachadh cuid mhór acu ~ tonna, it would take a lot of them to make a ton.
Bhí ~ mhór leo an lá a pósadh iad, they had a great retinue of guests on their wedding day.
Tháinig siad ~ mhór acu, a large crowd of them came.
Tháinig ~ mhór ar an lá as sin amach, the day improved greatly from that on.
Ba mhór an ~ daoine é, it was a great concourse of people.
Ba mhór an ~ di é, it was a great comfort, consolation, to her.
~ mhór, bheag, greater, lesser, plantain.
~ de bhean mhór, a big broad-built woman.
~ mhór páipéir, scríbhinní, a lot of paper, of writings.
Tá ~ mhór le rá aige, he has a lot to say, he talks a lot.
Ba mhór an ~ dó é, it was very bold of him.
~ bhrátha, an ~ mhór, the last judgment.
Rinne siad a mhór de, they made much of him; they made the most of it.
Rinneamar lá, oíche mhór, de, we made a day, had a great night, of it.
A Dhia (mhór) na glóire! (Great) God of glory!
Ba mhór an tslí chun Dé é, it would be a great act of mercy.
Níor tháinig riamh an mheidhir mhór nach dtiocfadh ina diaidh an ~, all our joys are overcast with sorrow; no joy without alloy.
Tá ~ mhór air, he is in great affliction, very ill.
Sa, ar an, ~ mhór, in, on, the ocean deep.
Tá mo dhóthain mhór agam, I have more than enough.
Ba mhór an ~ a chaith sé leis, he took a lot of trouble with it.
Tá ~ mhór ag na daoine ann, the people are very fond of him.
Rud a insint d’~ bheag agus d’~ mhór, to tell sth. to the world.
Is trom cearc i bh~; caora mhór an t-uan i bh~, light burdens long borne grow heavy.
An fhalcóg mhór, the great auk.
1. An fharraige mhór, the open sea, the ocean.
~ mhór, great undertaking, effort.
Rinne sé ~ mhór leo, he was extremely patient with them.