IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
suí, m. (gs. as s. ~, as vn. suite; pl. ~onna). 1. vn. of suigh. 2. Sitting position. Bhíomar inár ~ timpeall, ar na binsí, ar aghaidh a chéile, we were sitting around, on the benches, facing one another. Tá siad ina ~ ansin go suaimhneach, they are sitting there peacefully. Bí i do shuí, be seated. Dá mbeadh áit ~ agam, if I had a place to sit. Bhí ~ táilliúra air, he was sitting cross-legged (like a tailor). Ná bíodh an ~ scartha sin ort, don’t sit with your legs apart like that. S.a. seomra. 3. (a) State of being arisen. Duine a chur ina shuí ar maidin, to get s.o. out of bed in the morning. Tá siad ina ~ go luath, they are up early. Bhíomar inár ~ ar feadh na hoíche aige, we sat up all night with him. Tá an ghrian ina ~, the sun has risen. S.a. éirigh 1. (b) State of being roused. Tá an urchóid ina ~, there is mischief afoot. Chuir sé an iaróg ina ~, he started a row. 4. Session. Bhí an Dáil ina ~, the Dáil was in session. Níl an chúirt ina ~ inniu, the court is not sitting today. ~ speisialta, special sitting. ~onna na Féile Bríde, Hilary sittings. 5. (a) Seat, location. Tá an teach ina shuí ar bharr aird, the house is situated on top of a height. An baile a bhfuil tú i do shuí ann faoi láthair, the town in which you are located at present. ~ faire, watching-place. ~ seilge, hunting-station. ~ rí, royal seat. (b) Situation, position. Tá siad ina ~ go te, they are comfortably placed, well off. Tá ~ socair oraibh anseo, you are in a quiet situation here. Níl ~ suaimhnis agam leo, they won’t let me sit in peace. ~ an athar i dteach an mhic, a father’s (uncomfortable) position in his son’s house. S.a. foras13(a).6. Squatting; encampment. Tá siad ina ~ ar mo chuid talaimh le mí, they have been squatting on my land for the past month. ~ forbhaise, siege encampment. 7. (Of hatching) Cearc ina ~ ar uibheacha, a hen sitting on eggs. 8. Set, determined. Tá siad ina ~ ar oíche a dhéanamh de, they are set on making a night of it. 9. Setting, letting. ~ talún, tithe, letting of land, of houses. 10. Lit: Seat, buttocks.
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Déan do chomhrá ó b’~ leat suí, have a chat since you seldom sit down.
Suí ar bhinse, to sit on a bench.
Is fearr suí ar an scáth ná suí ar an m~ folamh, a bad bush is better than the open field.
Suí chun boird, to sit down to table.
Ní raibh an dara suí sa bhuaile ann, there was no alternative.
Suí i m~ duine, to take advantage of s.o.
~ a shuí, a scaoileadh, to pitch, strike, camp.
Bhí sé de cheart acu suí, they were entitled to sit; they should have sat down.
Suí ~ boird, to sit down to table.
Chlis sé suas, as a chodladh, as a shuí, he started up, out of his sleep, out of his seat.
Suí sa chlúid, to sit in the chimney-corner, beside the fire.
Suí i g~, to sit in a corner.
Suí ag ~a an bhoird, to sit at the foot of the table.
Ina suí ag a g~, sitting down to their meal.
~ ina suí, court in session.
Suite go ~, firmly based, established.
Tine, leaba, áit suí, campa, a dhéanamh, to make a fire, a bed, a place to sit, a camp.
Áit suí a dhéanamh do dhuine, to make room for s.o. to sit.
Atá ina shuí ar dheaslámh Dé, who sits at the right hand of God.
Éirí i do shuí, to sit up, to rise.
Éirí i do shuí, to sit up, to rise from recumbent position.
Níl ~ suí agam, I haven’t time to sit.
~acht i do shuí, i do sheasamh, to remain sitting, standing.
Suí ~ charraig, to sit under a rock.
Tá sé i bh~; tá suí forais air, it is firmly fixed, steady.
Níor tháinig suí ná ~ air, he neither stopped nor stayed, never rested.
Ina shuí ar a ghaireanáta, sitting on his hunkers.
Bhí sé ina shuí ansin agus ~ focal as, he sat there without saying a word.
Bhí sé ina shuí ansin ag déanamh a ghearáin leis féin, he sat there feeling sorry for himself.
~ a chur ina shuí, to start a hare; to bring up a matter for discussion, to start an argument.
~ suí, seating accommodation.
Ná déan ~ suite de, don’t take it for an accomplished fact.
Suí go maidin, to sit up till morning.
Suí ar do ghúngaí (beaga), to sit on one’s hunkers.
Bheith i do luí, i do shuí, i do sheasamh, to be lying, sitting, standing.
~ a thógáil, a chothú, a chur ina suí, to cause, promote, stir up, a quarrel.
Tá sé ~ chomh maith againn suí, we may just as well sit.
Tá sé chomh maith agat suí le seasamh, you may as well sit as stand.
Ná bí i do shuí i ~ uainn, don’t sit apart from us.
Níor ~ leo suí, they didn’t choose to sit down.
Suí go ~, to sit till morning, all night.
Tá tú ~ i do shuí ansin, you must be weary sitting there.
agus) Agus mé i mo shuí anseo liom féin, as I sit here all alone.
Ná bí i do shuí ansin ag meabhrú, don’t sit there in a brown study.
Más ~ leat suí, if you like to sit.
Ó ba mhian leis suí, since he wished to sit.
~adh i do shuí, i do sheasamh, to sit, stand, up suddenly.
A ~ duit suí nó seasamh, (i) you may sit or stand as you please, (ii) whether you sit or stand.
Bheadh ~ chomh maith againn suí, we might as well sit.