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arm

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun ANAT part of bodylámh fem2  c m ugéag fem2  c m usciathán masc1  c m ulift your arms up cuir do lámha in airde, croch suas do lámhashe injured her left arm ghortaigh sí a ciotóg, ghortaigh sí a lámh chléupper arm uachtar na láimheI stood there with outstretched arms sheas mé ansin agus mo dhá lámh sínte amach agamher son was in her arms bhí a mac ina baclainn aicihe had the box under his arm bhí an bosca faoina ascaill aige I took her arm rug mé ar lámh uirthi, chuir mé mo lámh ina hascaill 2 noun FURN of chairtaca sciatháin  c m u
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3 noun CLOTH of clothing muinchille fem4  c m u 4 noun CONSTR, ENG, IND of machine géag fem2  c m urobot arm géag róbait 5 noun ASTRON, BIOL scientific usesgéag fem2  c m u 6 noun of organisation, company etcbrainse masc4  c m urannóg fem2  c m ueite fem4  c m uan arm of the state brainse den státthe political arm of the movement eite pholaitiúil na gluaiseachtathe publishing arm of the company rannóg foilsitheoireachta an chomhlachta 7 noun GEOG of water, landarm of the sea cuisle farraige, góilínarm of land cuing thalún, gob 8 noun of crossgéag fem2  c m u
verb
9 verb with weapons TRANSITIVEarmáil verb  c m uairm a thabhairt do VPthe rebels are arming themselves tá na reibiliúnaithe á n-armáil féin, tá na reibiliúnaithe ag dul faoi airmI armed myself with a hurling stick thug mé liom camán mar arm catha 10 verb equip TRANSITIVEto arm sb with sth rud a thabhairt do dhuineI armed myself with a map and compass fuair mé léarscáil agus compás dom féin 11 verb MIL explosion TRANSITIVEarmáil verb  c m u
phrases

an arm and a leg

informalan t-uafás airgidna múrtha airgidit won't cost you an arm and a leg ní chosnóidh sé an t-uafás airgid ortI'd give an arm and a leg for it thabharfainn mo dhá shúil air, thabharfainn mo lámh dheas air

to be arm in arm

bheith in uillinn a chéile

arm's reach

fad láimhefad do láimhewhen it's within arm's reach nuair a bhíonn sé i ngiorracht fad láimhe díom, nuair a bhíonn sé faoi fhad mo láimhe díom

as long as your arm

informalchomh fada le do lámhchomh fada le do sciathán

to give your right arm for sth

informalI'd give my right arm for another chance thabharfainn mo dhá shúil ar sheans eile, thabharfainn a bhfuil agam ar sheans eile

to give your right arm to ...

informalI'd give my right arm to find out thabharfainn mo dhá shúil ar a fháil amach, rachainn go bolg i bhfarraige chun a fháil amach

in arms

a child in arms leanbh in ucht a mháthar, leanbh i mbaclainn a mháthar

to lay down arms

do chuid arm a leagan uaitdo chuid arm a chur uait

on sb's arm

to have sb on your arm duine a bheith uillinn ar uillinn leat

to put the arm on sb

(US), informalbrú a chur ar dhuinean lámh láidir a imirt ar dhuine

to take up arms

dul chun trodadul i mbun comhraicéirí amach

the long arm of sth

géag fhada ruda

the long arm of the law

géag fhada an dlí

under arms

san armfaoi arm agus éide

up in arms

ag tabhairt amach go tréanag gearán go láidirag tógáil clampairthey were up in arms over the decision bhí siad ag tabhairt amach go tréan faoin gcinneadh, bhí siad ag cur díobh go tréan faoin gcinneadh

to twist sb's arm

brú a chur ar dhuine

with one arm as long as the other

informalagus do dhá lámh chomh fada lena chéile agatle pócaí folmha

with open arms

go croíúilto welcome sb with open arms fáilte chroíúil a chur roimh dhuine, fearadh na fáilte a chur roimh dhuine, fáilte Uí Cheallaigh a chur roimh dhuine, na múrtha fáilte a chur roimh dhuine

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