IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
sneachta, m. (gs. ~, pl. ~í). Snow. Ag cur ~, snowing. Tá ~ trom caite aige, there has been a heavy fall of snow. ~ síobtha, ~ séidte, driven snow. ~ na haon oíche, ‘one-night snow’, first fall of snow undimmed in its brightness. ~ na bliana anuraidh, the snows of yester-year. Níorbh iontaí liom an ~ dearg ná é, nothing would surprise me more. S.a. cloch11(i), fear11(g).
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Bhéarfadh ~ sneachta ann é, he needs no persuasion to go there.
Tá fearthainn, sneachta, sioc, air, it is going to rain, snow, freeze.
Tá sé ag biathú báistí, sneachta, drops of rain, snow-flakes, are falling.
2. Tá ~ sneachta caite aige, there has been a light fall of snow.
~ sneachta, snow-field, expanse of snow.
~ sneachta, covering of snow.
~ sneachta, mantle of snow.
Sneachta ~, dry, crunchy, snow.
~ sneachta, sudden heavy fall of snow.
3. Ag caidhleadh sneachta, báistí, driving snow, rain.
~ sneachta, whirling snow-flakes, fall of snow.
Ag ~adh sneachta, driving snow, forming snow-drifts.
Clocha, gairbhéal, sneachta, a chartadh, to clear away stones, gravel, snow.
~ geal le sneachta, as white as snow.
1. ~ fearthainne, sneachta, cloch sneachta, shower of rain, of snow, of hailstones.
Ag ~ báistí, cloch sneachta, pelting rain, hailstones.
Ag cur ~ sneachta, raining hail.
Bhí an ghaoth aniar aneas ag ~t an tsneachta, the south-west wind was thawing the snow.
Fearthainn, sneachta, a chur, to rain, to snow.
~ sneachta, (cast of) snowball.
Ag ~ báistí, sneachta, raining, snowing, heavily.
~ an tsneachta, the glare of the snow.
Fearthainn, sioc, sneachta, toirneach, a dhéanamh, to rain, freeze, snow, thunder.
Tá ~ eile sneachta air, it is turning to snow again.
Gaoth ag teacht de dhroim sneachta, wind blowing from an upper region of snow.
~ sneachta, heavy fall of snow.
~ bhrat sneachta, mantled in snow.
~faidh sé sneachta a dhéanamh, it may snow.
D’fhear sé sneachta trom, there was a heavy fall of snow.
2. ~ shneachta, snow-flake.
~ fearthainne, sneachta, shower of rain, of snow.
~ sneachta, cold presaging snow.
~ shneachta, large hailstone.
~ sneachta, patch of snow.
Chomh ~ leis an aol, leis an eala, le cúr sceite, le sneachta na haon oíche, as white as lime, as a swan, as falling foam, as overnight snow.
~ shneachta, snow bunting.
Ar ghile an tsneachta, na lile, as white as snow, as a lily.
Sneachta a ghlanadh (den talamh), to clear snow (from the ground).
Sneachta ~, pure-white snow.
Níorbh iontaí liom an sneachta dearg ná é, nothing would surprise me more.
Sneachta ag leá, snow melting.