IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
oibriú, m. (gs. & pl. -ithe).1. vn. of oibrigh. 2. Working; action, operation, activity, agency; agitation, fermentation. ~ talún, mianraí, the working of land, of minerals. ~ hanla, maide lústair, the working of a handle, of a treadle. ~ gréasa, patrúin, the working of a design, of a pattern. ~ scéime, the operation of a scheme. ~ cumhachta, the exercise of power. Le h~ an Spioraid Naoimh, by the operation of the Holy Spirit. ~ cloig, meaisín, the working of a clock, of a machine. ~ teasa ar mhiotal, the action of heat on metal. Ór gan ~, free gold. ~ aicíde ar scamhóga, the action of disease on lungs. ~ intinne, stirrings of the mind; mental unrest. ~ cos, restless movement of feet. Tá ~ ar an uisce, the water is seething. Med:~ (an choirp, na colainne), movement (of bowels). Fin:Rachmas oibrithe, working capital. Mth:Oibrithe le deachúlacha, le codáin, operations with decimals, with fractions.
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Oibriú, gluaiseacht, ~, violent impulse.
Rud a chur ag gabháil, ag oibriú, to set sth. going, working.
~ oibrithe, engaging of workmen.
~ ar oibrithe, lock-out of workmen.
Ag ~ (ar obair, ar oibrithe), overseeing (work, workmen).
Oibriú as ~ duine, to work in partnership, in collusion, with s.o.
Oibriú i ngort, ag feirmeoir, do chomhlacht, to work in a field, with a farmer, for a company.
Oibriú le céachta, go dícheallach, in aisce, to work with a plough, diligently, for nothing.
Sé lá na seachtaine a oibriú, to work a six-day week.
Do lá a oibriú, to do one’s day’s work.
Do bhealach, do phasáiste, a oibriú, to work one’s way, one’s passage.
Talamh a oibriú, to work land.
Talamh oibrithe, worked, arable, land.
Mianach, cairéal, a oibriú, to work a mine, a quarry.
Miotal a oibriú, to work metal.
Caidéal a oibriú, to work a pump.
Gréas a oibriú in éadach, to work a design on cloth.
Do neart a oibriú ar rud, to use one’s strength on sth.
Cumhacht a oibriú, to wield power.
Focal a oibriú, to apply a word.
Tá an t-inneall, an clog, ag oibriú, the machine, the clock, is working.
Ag oibriú le leictreachas, working by electricity.
Tá an scéim ag oibriú, the scheme is working.
Tá an phurgóid ag oibriú, the purgative is taking effect.
Níl na duáin ag oibriú aige, his kidneys are not functioning.
Duine a oibriú, to work up, excite, s.o.
Bhí sé oibrithe go mór, he was extremely agitated.
Bhí an míol mór á oibriú féin, the whale was thrashing about.
Tá a bhéal ag oibriú, his mouth is twitching.
Ná bí ag oibriú do mhéar mar sin, don’t twiddle your fingers like that.
Tá an giosta ag oibriú, the yeast is fermenting.
Tá rud éigin ag oibriú ina intinn, there is something stirring in his mind.
6. Rud a oibriú amach, to work out sth.
An ~ a shileadh, a oibriú, a leasú, to drain, work, fertilize, the land.