IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
uafás, m. (gs. & npl. -áis, gpl. ~).1. Horror, terror. ~ a chur ar dhuine, to horrify s.o. Bhuail ~ iad, they became terror-stricken. ~ an éaga, horror of death. Na huafáis a tharla, the terrible things that happened. Ré an Uafáis, the Reign of Terror. 2. (Cause of) astonishment. Is mór an t-~ é, it is most astounding. Chuir sé ~ agus iontas orainn, it filled us with awe and wonder. 3. Vast, astonishing, number or amount. Bhí an t-~ daoine ann, there was a huge crowd of people there. Tá an t-~ airgid aige, he has a vast amount of money. Bhí orm an t-~ den truflais sin a léamh, I had to read a terrible amount of that rubbish.