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TORTHAÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
tiomáin, v.t. & i. (vn. ~t). Drive. 1. (Of animals) Urge, guide, along. Eallach, caoirigh, a thiomáint, to drive cattle, sheep. ~ isteach sa pháirc iad, drive them into the field. 2. (Of vehicle)(a) Control movement of. Bus, carr, traein, a thiomáint, to drive a bus, a car, a train. Ag ~t san oíche, driving at night. (b) Convey in vehicle. Thiomáin sé (ina ghluaisteán) go Baile Átha Cliath sinn, he drove us (in his car) to Dublin. 3. Furnish motive power to. ~tear an fean le beilt, the fan is driven by a belt. 4. (a) Propel with force. Liathróid a thiomáint, to drive a ball. (b) Force into. Tairne a thiomáint sa bhalla, to drive a nail into the wall. (c) Push forward. Cuidigh linn an bád a thiomáint amach ar an uisce, help us to push the boat on to the water. 5. Force to leave, to retreat. An namhaid a thiomáint den mhachaire, to drive the enemy from the field. ~eadh ar gcúl sinn, we were driven back. ~ amach as an áit iad, drive them out of the place. 6. (a) Compel. Ní dhéanfaidh an diúlach sin dada gan a bheith á thiomáint, that fellow will do nothing unless you keep driving him on. ~ anall chugam é, send him over (quickly) to me. (b) Impel. Thiomáin siad chun a aimhleasa é, they drove him to his undoing. (c) Overwork. Ná bí ag ~t na bhfear nó rachaidh siad ar stailc, don’t drive the men or they will go on strike. 7. Press on, proceed. (a)Tá mé ag ~t liom chomh maith is is féidir liom, I am pressing on as best I can. ~ leat, carry on, proceed. (b)~ leat abhaile, take yourself off home.
TORTHAÍ GAOLMHARA IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
ABAIRTÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Tá ~ fada ar an tiomáint aige, he has long experience of driving.
Tiomáin go ~, drive carefully.
Tiomáin romhat iad, drive them before you.
~ eallaigh, cattle-driving.
~ gluaisteáin, car-driving.
Is fada an ~ é, it is a long drive.
Cur sa ~, to set off fast.
Tá ~ mhaith fúthu, they are making good speed.
Leis an ~ siúil a bhí fúinn, at the pace we were going.
Nach ort atá an ~? Aren’t you in a great hurry?
Bhí ~ agus liúireach acu, they were rushing and shouting.
Bhí ~ ar na muca, pigs were being sold fast.
Caithfidh tú ~adh nó tiomáint, you must either lead or drive.
Ag tiomáint ~ na sráideanna, driving through the streets.
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