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Similar words: babe · bay · cabby · tabby · ably · abs · back · bad · bag · bags
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baby

noun
verb
adjective
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noun
1 noun young childbabaí masc4  c m uleanbh masc1  c m upáiste masc4  c m ushe had a baby bhí leanbh aici, rugadh páiste dibaby boy leanbh mic, buachaill beag, gasúr beagbaby girl leanbh iníne, cailín beag, girseach bheag 2 noun informal youngestan babaí  c m uan páistean duine is óigeshe's the baby of the family is í an babaí í, is í an duine is óige sa teaghlach í, is í deireadh an áil íthe baby brother an deartháir is óige
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3 noun informal sb behaving like childdon't be such a baby! ná bí chomh leanbaí sin!, ná bí chomh páistiúil sin! 4 noun ZOOL, BOT young animal or plantthe baby elephant an eilifint óg, an babaí eilifinte 5 noun informal pet projectthis plan is Seán's baby is peata Sheáin é an plean seo, plean de chuid Sheáin féin is ea é seo 6 noun informal (especially US) exciting car or equipmentseoidín  c m uthis little baby goes like the wind imíonn an tseoidín seo ar nós na gaoitheeveryone wants to buy this baby tá gach duine ag iarraidh an tseoidín seo a cheannach 7 noun informal sb you're in romantic relationship withI'll be back in a bit, baby beidh mé ar ais ar ball, a ghrá; beidh mé ar ais ar ball, a stór; beidh mé ar ais ar ball, a thaisce; beidh mé ar ais ar ball, a rún 8 noun informal young womanI'll have another drink, baby beidh deoch eile agam, a chroí; beidh deoch eile agam, a stóirín; beidh deoch eile agam, a thaisce
verb
9 verb treat as child TRANSITIVEthe kids are babied by their mother déanann an mháthair peataireacht ar na páistíhe's babying the car to start tá sé ag gríosú an chairr chun tosú
adjective
10 adjective smallmion- prefbaby carrots mionchairéid, cairéidíní beagababy potatoes mionphrátaí
phrases

baby with the bathwater

there's a danger of throwing out the baby with the bathwater tá an chontúirt ann go gcaillfear na suáilcí chomh maith leis na duáilcí, is baolach go ndíolfar an t-asal leis an adhastar

to be left holding the baby

I've been left holding the baby again tá sé tite ormsa é a dhéanamh arís, is ar mo chrannsa a thit sé arís, tá an t-ualach leagtha ormsa arís, fágadh an clár agus an fhoireann agamsa arís

like a baby

ar nós linbhmar a bheadh leanbh annI slept like a baby chodail mé go sámh, chodail mé mar a bheadh rón ann, bhí codladh an traonaigh agam

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