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blind

adjective
verb
adverb
noun
phrases
adjective
1 adjective unable to seedall adj1  c m ucaoch adj1  c m u to go blind radharc na súl a chailleadh, d'amharc a chailleadh, éirí dall, éirí caoch she was born blind bhí sí dall ó bhroinn, rugadh dall íto make sb blind duine a fhágáil dall, duine a chaochadhthe accident left him blind d'fhág an taisme caoch é, chaill sé a radharc sa taismeto be blind in one eye bheith dall i leathshúilpartially blind leathdhalllegally blind aitheanta mar dhallblind with tears dall ag na deorablind with pain dall leis an bpian 2 adjective unable to recognise truthdall adj1  c m ulove is blind folaíonn grá gráinto be blind to sb's flaws bheith dall ar lochtanna duinehe's blind to his own interests ní léir dó a leas féin
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3 adjective (of belief, emotion) unthinkingblind loyalty dílseacht gan cheistshe flew into a blind rage chuaigh sí le báiní, chaill sí an ceann ar fad, spréach sí 4 adjective of experiment, testdall adj1  c m ucaoch adj1  c m ua blind experiment turgnamh dall 5 adjective (of bend, spot) without visibilitycaoch adj1  c m udall adj1  c m ublind corner cúinne caochto get on sb's blind side teacht taobh na súile caoiche ar dhuine
verb
6 verb make (sb) unable to see TRANSITIVEdall verb  c m ucaoch verb  c m uan t-amharc a bhaint dethe accident blinded her bhain an timpiste an t-amharc di, chaill sí a hamharc sa timpiste 7 verb make (sb) temporarily unable to see TRANSITIVEdall verb  c m ucaoch verb  c m uI was momentarily blinded by the black smoke dhall an deatach dubh mé ar feadh nóiméid, bhí an toit dhubh ag baint na súl asam, níor fhág an deatach dubh spré agamshe was blinded by the sun bhain an ghrian an t-amharc di, bhain an ghrian na súile aisti, chuaigh an ghrian ina súile 8 verb prevent (sb) from realising truth TRANSITIVEhe was blinded by his own greed a chuid sainte féin a chuir amú é, a chuid sainte féin a chuir ar strae éshe was blinded by his flattery chuir a bhriathra milse cluain uirthi, chuir sé dallamullóg uirthi lena chuid plámáisit blinded him to the truth cheil sé an fhírinne air, dhall sé ar an bhfírinne é 9 verb baffle TRANSITIVEdall verb  c m ucaoch verb  c m uto blind sb with science duine a dhalladh leis an eolaíocht, beithé a dhéanamh de dhuine leis an eolaíocht
adverb
10 adverb without visibilitycaoch  c m udall  c m uto fly blind eitilt dall, eitilt agus tú i muinín an trealaimhI was driving blind in the fog níor léir dom an bóthar sa cheo, ní raibh mé in ann dada a fheiceáil sa cheo 11 adverb in test, experimentdall  c m ucaoch  c m uwe tasted the wines blind bhlaiseamar na fíonta dall 12 adverb COOK (of baking) without filling caoch  c m u
noun
13 noun window coverdallóg fem2 14 noun (US) hide for watching birds/animalscró folaigh  c m upúirín folaigh
phrases

a blind bit of

it won't make a blind bit of difference ní dhéanfaidh sé pioc difir, ní dhéanfaidh sé difríocht dá laghadhe didn't take a blind bit of notice of her níor thug sé aird dá laghad uirthi, níor thug sé a dhath airde uirthi

the blind leading the blind

an dall ag déanamh bóthair don bhacachgiollacht an daill don dallna daill ag déanamh an eolais dá chéile

as blind as a bat

chomh caoch le gandalchomh caoch le smutánchomh dall le bonn do bhróigechomh dall le cearc san oíche

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