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26 terms

20/5/12 Gaeilge

turn, turning movement
cor i mbealach
a turn in a road
cor cainte
turn of phrase, idiom
cor a chur ar dhuine
to give someone the slip
gan chor
Is trua liom do chor.
I am sorry for your plight.
Tá cor sá bhainne.
The milk is on the turn.
Den chor seo
at this turn of events, this time.
As cor
out of order
Ar aon chor
anyway, at any rate
snaidhm (br)
knot, bind, tie; unite, join
Shnaidhm siad iad féin ina chéile.
They embraced each other.
Snaidhmeadh le duine.
To unite (in marriage) with someone.
Cairdeas a shnaidhmeadh idir dhaoine.
To bind people together in friendship.
snaidhm (ainm)
snaidhm a chur
to tie a knot
Cuir snaidhm nó caillfidh tú dhá ghreim.
A stitch in time saves nine.
Is fusa snaidhm a chur ná a bhaint.
It is easier to enter into an obligation than to get out of it.
Bhí snaidhm ar mo chroí.
My heart was aching.
Tá snaidhmeanna ar a taobh ag gáire.
She is in stitches from laughing.
Bhí snaidhm ar mo theanga.
I was tongue-tied; My lips were sealed.
na cealla
the churchyards
na maidineacha
the mornings
na sochraidí
the funerals
cré na gceall
the clay of the churchyards
na fiacla
the teeth