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This is a collection of idioms compiled from the published work of an tAthair Peadar Ó Laoghaire/Canon Peter O'Leary. Please note that the source material and idiom descriptions are in Irish and English-language translations are not provided. More information »

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Initial letter: C

  1. cá luíonn an bhróg (ar)

    Pure idiom

  2. caoch ar meisce

    Semi-idiom

  3. caora i measc faolchon

    Figurative idiom

  4. carbhat caol a chur (ar)

    Pure idiom

  5. casadh ar a sháil

    Figurative idiom

  6. cead a chinn

    Semi-idiom

  7. cead a chos

    Semi-idiom

  8. cead a theanga

    Semi-idiom

  9. ceangal na gcúig gcaol

    Figurative idiom

  10. ceann a bhaint den scéal

    Semi-idiom

  11. ceann cipín

    Figurative idiom

  12. ceann faoi (ar)

    Figurative idiom

  13. ceithre hairde an domhain

    Pure idiom

  14. ceithre shaol duine a fháil

    Pure idiom

  15. ceo a thógáil dá chroí

    Figurative idiom

  16. ceo ar radharc a aigne

    Figurative idiom

  17. ceol a bhaint (as)

    Figurative idiom

  18. chomh beag dath (le)

    Figurative idiom

  19. ciall cheannaigh

    Semi-idiom

  20. cleití a bhaint

    Figurative idiom

  21. cloch a bhaint as a chliabh

    Figurative idiom

  22. clocha ceangailte agus madraí scaoilte

    Pure idiom

  23. cluas a bhaint (de)

    Figurative idiom

  24. cluas a thabhairt (do)

    Figurative idiom

  25. cluas bhodhar

    Figurative idiom

  26. cluasa ar na claíocha

    Figurative idiom

  27. cnoc (ar)

    Pure idiom

  28. codladh an tsicín sa charn

    Pure idiom

  29. codladh grifín

    Non-word idiom

  30. cogadh dearg

    Figurative idiom

  31. cogar mogar

    Non-word idiom

  32. coimeádaí ar a dheartháir

    Figurative idiom

  33. coinneal ina shúile

    Semi-idiom

  34. cóir cam díreach

    Pure idiom

  35. Conchubhar mór sa chúinne

    Pure idiom

  36. cor in aghaidh an chaim a thabhairt (do)

    Pure idiom

  37. corp na fírinne

    Semi-idiom

  38. corplár an oilc

    Semi-idiom

  39. cos a chur i dtalamh

    Figurative idiom

  40. cos ar bolg

    Pure idiom

  41. cosa a bhaint (ó)

    Figurative idiom

  42. cosaint an bhroic a dhéanamh (ar)

    Figurative idiom

  43. craiceann na caorach

    Figurative idiom

  44. Críostaí an Luain

    Pure idiom

  45. crith cos agus lámh

    Figurative idiom

  46. croí a chur (i)

    Figurative idiom

  47. croí briste

    Figurative idiom

  48. croí crua

    Semi-idiom

  49. croí ina spreas

    Figurative idiom

  50. croí leoin

    Figurative idiom

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