New English-Irish Dictionary
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basic

1 adjective general sensesbunúsach adj1  c m ubun- pref
► (fundamental)
the basic skills are very important tá na bunscileanna thar a bheith tábhachtachhe has a basic knowledge of Irish tá buneolas aige ar an nGaeilge, tá beagán eolais aige ar an nGaeilgeit's a pretty basic thing is rud bunúsach go maith éit's basic to democracy tá sé de dhlúth agus d'inneach an daonlathais, is de chroí an daonlathais é
► (with no extras)
it's a basic computer ríomhaire bunúsach atá ann, bunríomhaire atá annbasic salary bunpháthe menu's pretty basic tá an biachlár bunúsach go leor, tá an biachlár teoranta go maith
► (common to everyone)
basic rights cearta bunúsacha, bunchearta
2 adjective CHEM, MINbunata adj3  c m ubasic rock carraig bhunata

basics

1 noun essential facts or principlesbunrudaí  c m uhe managed to learn the basics d'éirigh leis na bunrudaí a fhoghlaimyou have to start with the basics caithfidh tú na bunchlocha a leagan ar dtúsI know the basics of sailing tá buneolas agam ar an tseoltóireachthe only knows the very basics níl ach na rudaí fíorbhunúsacha ar eolas aige 2 noun essential food or itemsbunriachtanais  c m ubunrudaí  c m ubunearraí  c m uI spend my money on the basics caithim mo chuid airgid ar na bunriachtanais, caithim mo chuid airgid ar na bunrudaí, caithim mo chuid airgid ar na bunearraí
phrases

to go back to basics

(also

get back to basics

) dul ar ais chuig na bunrudaífilleadh ar na bunphrionsabail

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