IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
snas1, m. (gs. ~a, pl. ~anna).1. Finish, polish, gloss, good appearance. ~ a chur ar rud, to put a finish on sth.; to polish sth. Chuir tú ~ ar an obair sin, you finished that work well. Cuir ~ ar do bhróga, polish your shoes. Tá ~ an óir air, it has a golden sheen. ~ na sláinte, lustre of health. ~ na stíle, elegance of style. Ní chuireann sé ~ ar rud ar bith, he never does a good job on anything. 2. Accent, mannerism; lisp. Tá ~ an Bhéarla air, it smacks of English. Tá ~ ar a theanga, (i) he has a strange accent, (ii) he speaks with a lisp. 3. Slime, mould, scum, stain. ~ liath, blue mould. ~ gorm, green slime. ~ nathrach, serpent’s trail. ~ na gcloch, lichen. 4 = snoí.
snas2 = snasaigh.