IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
tráthúil, a2. 1. Timely, opportune. Is ~ a tháinig tú, you came at the right moment. Ba thráthúil a bhain mé an teach amach, I got to the house just in time. Ar ócáid thráthúil, on a suitable occasion. ~ go leor, bhí sé ann romham, opportunely enough, he was there before me. Nach ~ a tharla sé! What a coincidence that it should happen just then! 2. (a)(Of speech) Apt, felicitous; witty. Focal ~, apt expression; witty remark. (b)(Of person) Ready-witted, quick at repartee. Is ~ an duine é, he has a ready wit; he is very witty.