New English-Irish Dictionary
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alight

1. adjective burning2. adjective with happiness etc3. adverb on fire4. verb from vehicle5. verb come to rest6. verb think of, find 1 adjective burningar lasadhtrí thinetrí lasadhlasta adj3  c m uthe candles were still alight bhí na coinnle fós ar lasadh, bhí na coinnle lasta go fóill 2 adjective literary with happiness etcag lonrúhis face was alight bhí a aghaidh ag lonrú, bhí luisne ina aghaidh
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3 adverb on firetrí thinele thineag dótwo of the houses were set alight cuireadh dhá cheann de na tithe trí thine 4 verb from vehicle INTRANSITIVEthey alighted from the car d'éirigh siad amach as an ngluaisteánhe alighted from the train tháinig sé den traein 5 verb come to rest INTRANSITIVEtuirling verb  c m uthe plane alighted on the runway thuirling an t-eitleán ar an rúidbhealachhis eye alighted on Áine luigh a shúil ar Áine 6 verb literary think of, find INTRANSITIVEsmaoinigh verb  c m uit was she who alighted on the plan ise a smaoinigh ar an bplean