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a(n) lug ar a(n) lag a thitim (ag)
Fíornath
Ceannfhocail: lag, lug, tit
Cur síos:
Lagmhisneach; éadóchas.
Samplaí corpais
Do thuit a lug ar a lag ag clainn Israéil go léir nuair a fuaradar go raibh Airc an Chonnartha imthighthe uatha.
Foinse
Sgéalaidheachta as an mBíobla Naomhtha 1,3,4,5,6,7
Leathanach
334
Ansan, nuair a ghabhann aon rud beag i n-ár gcoinnibh, tuiteann an lug ar an lag againn láithreach, agus siúd ag lorg sóláis saoghalta sinn.
Foinse
Aithris ar Chríost
Leathanach
17
Ní dhéanfaidh sé féin ná a chrann-tabhail a thuille bárthain dúinn. Gan Cú Chulainn sa mhórchath ní bheidh rí ná rath ar shluagh Chonchobhair. Tuitfidh a lug ar a lag acu. Tiomáinfimíd romhainn iad 'na ndíosgar.
Foinse
Táin Bó Cuailnge 'na Dhráma
Leathanach
202
Samplaí breise
Do thuit an lug ar an lag aige, Lit., the small fell upon the weak with him, i.e., littleness in him had no support but weakness, therefore the whole fell, i.e., he collasped. (Lug is old Irish for small. It lives still in this phrase, and in the comparative lugha = smaller; less.)
Foinse
Pamphlets: Léighean Éirean series (Borthwick 1902)
Leathanach
80
Thit an lug ar an lag aige, he was flabbergasted, he lost courage.
Foinse
Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla (Ó Dónaill 1977)
Ceannfhocal
lug
Do thuit an lug ar an lag aige, he collasped through dismay, etc.
Foinse
Foclóir Gaedhilge agus Béarla (Dinneen 1927)
Ceannfhocal
lug
He gave way to despair, thit an lug ar an lag aige.
Foinse
English-Irish Dictionary (de Bhaldraithe 1959)
Ceannfhocal
despair
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