Héilics Órbhuí

You could be right Onuvanja. However it seems most phrases where the “is beag/ba bheag” mean “almost” are followed by a negative particle. I can’t find clarifying examples in any dictionary. All forms of “is beag/ba bheag” in O Donaill’s and De Bhaldraithe or focloir.ie either have a negative particle (where they mean “almost”) or no particle at all (where they mean some variation of “it is/was little”.