IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Thréig an chaora a tréad, a huan, the sheep left its flock, its lamb.
~ fá ar thréig tú iad? Why did you desert them?
Thréig sé a thír agus a dhúchas, he forsook his home and country.
Níor thréig sé a dhúchas, he is very like his people.
Thréig an ~, the green faded.
Thréig siad a n-~, they forsook their heritage.
Thréig sé a bhean agus a chlann, he deserted his wife and children.
Thréig a leannán é, his sweetheart jilted him.
Thréig an t-éan a nead, the bird forsook its nest.
Thréig siad an áit, they quit the place.
Thréig sé a chreideamh, he gave up his faith.
Thréig an t-anam é, he gave up the ghost.
Níor thréig tú do ghaol le do mhuintir, you have taken after your people very much.
Gur thréig a bláth, until she lost her bloom.
Thréig ar an misneach aige, his courage failed him.
Thréig a chuid feola, his flesh fell away from him.
Thréig sí thusa ar fhear eile, she deserted you for another man.