Pota Focal Intergaelic
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lucht luchtaigh lúfar luí luibh luibheolaíocht lúibín luigh luíochán luisniúil lumbágó Lúnasa lus lúthchleas lúthchleasaí mac macalla macánta macasamhail máchail
luigh
VERB
lie
down
Foirmeacha gramadaí
Grammatical forms
luigh
VERB
PAST TENSE
luigh
PRESENT TENSE
luíonn
FUTURE TENSE
luífidh
VERBAL NOUN
luí
VERBAL ADJECTIVE
luite
Iontrálacha gaolmhara
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luí
MASCULINE NOUN
lying
state of being laid down
[duine] ina luí
[somebody] is lying
fuair é agus é ina luí ar an urlár
I found him lying on the floor
STAITISTICÍ · STATISTICS
Is é luigh an 521ú focal is minice úsáid sa Ghaeilge. Tagann sé chun cinn uair amháin i ngach 5,850 focal.
Luigh is the 521th most frequently used word in Irish. It occurs once in every 5,850 words.
Samplaí gaolmhara
Related examples
is breá liom luí faoin ngrian nuair a bhíonn an aimsir go maith
I love to lie under the sun when the weather is good
chuaigh a luí déanach san oíche
I went to bed late at night
d'fhan i mo luí ar an trá ar feadh laethuaire
I stayed lying on the beach for half an hour
Bhí ina luí ar an talamh.
She was lying on the ground.
D'fhan muid inár luí ar an trá ar feadh píosa.
We stayed lying on the beach for a while.
Is breá liom dul ansin agus luí faoin ngrian nuair a bhíonn an aimsir go maith.
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I love to go there and lie under the sun when the weather is good.
Bhí dreach dorcha uaigneach ar na cnoic agus scamall ceo ina luí ar bharr an tsléibhe.
The hills looked dark and lonely with a cloud of fog lying on the top of the mountain.
Luigh Máire tamall fada ar a leaba sular thit néal ar bith codlata uirthi.
Máire was lying on her bed for a long time before any sleep came.
Chuaigh na páistí a luí ach raibh fonn codlata orthu.
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
The children went to bed but were not sleepy.
Greadaigí libh a luí!
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
Off to bed with the lot of you!
B'éigean luí ar phutóga folmha go maidin.
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
He would have to go to sleep on an empty stomach.
d'fhan muid inár luí ar an trá ar feadh píosa
we stayed laying on the beach for a while
luigh ar an urlár
don't lie on the floor