IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
naomhaí, m. (gs. ~, pl. -aithe).~, ré ~, nine-day period; (of illness) period leading to crisis; (of injury) period of rest. Tá a ~ caite aige, he has reached the turning-point (in his illness). Tá mo ~ á chaitheamh agam le mo lámh, I have to rest my hand to let it heal.