Pota Focal Intergaelic
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beag
ADJECTIVE
OPPOSITE: mór
small
litte
i mo chónaí i dteach beag
I live in a small house
baile beag faoin tuath é
it is a small town in the country
an bhfeiceann an cailín beag?
do you see the small girl?
fadhb bheag againn
we have a small problem
Foirmeacha gramadaí
Grammatical forms
beag
ADJECTIVE
GRADED FORM
PLURAL
beaga
Iontrálacha gaolmhara
Related entries
beag an baol
INTERJECTION
not likely
slim chance
beag an baol go n-aimseoidh rud ar bith ansin
slim chance she will find anything there
rud beag
a little
bhí rud beag deacair
it was a little difficult
rud beag tuirseach
I am a little tired
is beag
is beag [rud a...]
there are very few [things which...]
is beag duine a thuigeann an teanga sin
very few people understand that language
is beag baile i Meiriceá atá níos sine cúpla céad bliain
there are very few towns in America that are older than a few hundred years
STAITISTICÍ · STATISTICS
Is é beag an 65ú focal is minice úsáid sa Ghaeilge. Tagann sé chun cinn uair amháin i ngach 775 focal.
Beag is the 65th most frequently used word in Irish. It occurs once in every 775 words.
Samplaí gaolmhara
Related examples
is beag aischothú a fuair scríbhneoirí áirithe ar a gcuid blaganna
some writers got very little feedback on their blogs
is beag iriseoir gairmiúil atá ábalta a bheatha a bhaint i dtír leis an bhlagadóireacht
hardly any professional journalist is able to make a career out of blogging
dhéanainn jabanna beaga fánacha thall is abhus
I used to do little odd jobs hefe and there
beag an baol go n-aimseoidh rud ar bith ansin
slim chance she will find anything there
foirgnimh de chuid Gaudí rud beag ait
Gaudí's buildings are a little strange
bhail, sin an seachtú haithne agat, is déan a mhór a bheag di
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
well, that's the seventh commandment for you, whatever you think of it
buachaill beag
a small boy
níl ionat ach cailín beag
you're only a small girl
scéal faoi chailín beag a théann isteach sa choill
a story about a little girl who goes to the wood
bhí a chuid cainte rud beag doiléir
his talk was a little obscure
rugadh ar fheirm bheag
I was born on a small farm
moill bheag orm
I’m running late a little
is beag a cheap go n-íocfaí
I almost thought I wouldn’t be paid
Níl ionat ach buachaill beag.
You're only a small boy.
Is beag a cheap go n-íocfaí .
I almost thought I wouldn't be paid.
lucht éisteachta an-bheag ag an stásiún raidió seo.
This radio station has a very small audience.
i do chónaí sa mBreatain Bheag.
Colloquial Irish: The Complete Course for Beginners, Routledge, 2008
You live in Wales.
róbheag.
Colloquial Irish: The Complete Course for Beginners, Routledge, 2008
It's too small.
an sciorta seo róbheag.
Colloquial Irish: The Complete Course for Beginners, Routledge, 2008
This skirt is too small.
Bhí sibh chomh cosúil lena chéile nuair a bhí sibh beag!
Éamonn Ó Dónaill: Turas Teanga, RTÉ/Gill & Macmillan, 2004
You were so alike when you were little!
i mo chónaí i mbaile beag.
'Gaeilge gan Stró!', Beginners Level, ranganna.com
I live in a small town.
i mo chónaí i mbaile beag i gContae Chill Dara na laethanta seo.
'Gaeilge gan Stró!', Beginners Level, ranganna.com
I'm living in a small town in County Kildare these days.
i mo chónaí i dteach beag, gar do lár na cathrach i mBaile Átha Cliath.
'Gaeilge gan Stró!', Beginners Level, ranganna.com
I live in a small house, close to the city centre in Dublin.
an teach suite i gcearnóg bheag thart ar dhá chiliméadar ó lár na cathrach.
'Gaeilge gan Stró!', Beginners Level, ranganna.com
The house is located in a small square, about two kilometres from the city centre.
Níor labhair aon duine, fiú na páistí beaga bhí dreach sollúnta orthu.
Nobody spoke, even the children had solemn expressions.
Ba bheag nár thit as a sheasamh leis an radharc a bhí os a chomhair.
He almost collapsed from the view he was getting.
thiteann sin amach chomh minic anois agus a thitfeadh blianta beaga ó shin.
That doesn't happen as often now as it used to a few years ago.
Rinne duine amháin drannadh liom agus bhraith chomh beag le mo lúidín.
Alan Titley: Gluaiseacht, An Gúm, 2009
One of the people snarled at me and I felt as small as my little finger.
D'fhéach go grinn ag iarraidh cor a fheiceáil, cor beag ar bith. An mise an t-aon neach beo anseo?
Alan Titley: Gluaiseacht, An Gúm, 2009
I looked closely to see if anything was moving, anything at all. Am I the only living creature here?
Tháinig na focail amach as a béal ina néalta beaga gaile.
Alex Hijmans: Aiséirí, Cois Life 2011
The words came out of her mouth as small clouds of steam.
D'fhan muintir Mandelbrot ann le linn an chogaidh, agus cónaí orthu i Tulle, baile beag i lár na tíre.
'Beo!', beo.ie
The Mandelbrot family stayed there during the war, living in Tulle, a small town in the middle of the country.
bhí seomra beag in uachtar an
there was a small room at the top of the house
Níl ionat ach girseach bheag.
You're only a little girl.
moill bheag orm.
I'm running late a little.
Is baile beag é.
Éamonn Ó Dónaill: Turas Teanga, RTÉ/Gill & Macmillan, 2004
It's a small town.
dhá cheann acu an-mhór ach an ceann eile an-bheag.
'Gaeilge gan Stró!', Beginners Level, ranganna.com
Two of them are very big but the other one is very small.
Is beag duine ar domhan gur cuimhin leis an dhúnmharaithe sin.
'Beo!', beo.ie
Very few people in the world remmeber the day of that assassination.
Beagnach deich mbliana ó shin d'éirigh as an leaba in árasán beag.
'Beo!', beo.ie
Some ten years ago I got up from bed in a small apartment.
Níor ceadaíodh ach correitilt sa tír go ceann seachtaine eile agus, ar ndóigh, ba bheag duine a bhí ag iarraidh eitilt ach oiread.
'Beo!', beo.ie
For a whole week, flights were grounded in the country with only occasional exceptions and, of course, hardly anybody even wanted to fly.
Anseo i Nua-Eabhrac bhí crith beag talún againn an tseachtain seo caite.
'Beo!', beo.ie
Here in New York we had a small earthquake last week.
Díomaite de chorrbhlag fánach, is beag nuashonrú a dhéantar ar fhormhór na suíomhanna.
'Beo!', beo.ie
Apart from the odd blog here and there, most of the sites are only rarely updated.
Is beag sásamh a bhaintear as athchúrsáil a dhéanamh ar ábhar atá ar fáil in áiteanna eile cheana féin.
'Beo!', beo.ie
People get little satisfaction from recycling stuff that is already available elsewhere.
Órú, chomh beag léi!
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
Wow, she's so small!
Ach eisean ag cur bádaí beaga ar snámh, san aois a bhfuil ann!
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
But him playing with little boats, at his age!
Baile beag suarach ocrach beadaí a bhí amach rompu.
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
Before them lay a tiny, shabby, hungry town.
beag duit a bhfuil déanta agat?
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
How little is what you have done worth to you?
Thiocfadh leat a chur díot rud beag ba síodúla mar a rinne .
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
You could have gotten rid of him a little more kindly than you did.
orm an diabhal é.
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
I hate him more than the devil.
Nuair a bheas dornán beag airgid agam cuirfidh do choinne.
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
When I have a little money I'll send for you.
Ba róbheag a shamhail go n-imeoinn mar a d'imigh .
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
I hardly imagined I'd leave the way I did.
Tamall beag i ndiaidh a ghabháil ó sholas ...
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
A little while after it got dark...