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carve

1. verb work at carving2. verb create (an object) by carving3. verb name, date, etc4. verb COOK piece of meat5. verb crater, valley, etc
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1 verb work at carving
INTRANSITIVEsnoigh verb  c m uhe carves in wood is snoíodóir adhmaid é, snoíonn sé adhmad
TRANSITIVEsnoigh verb  c m uthe boy was carving a piece of wood bhí píosa adhmaid á shnoí ag an mbuachaill
2 verb create (an object) by carving TRANSITIVEsnoigh verb  c m udealbhaigh verb  c m uhe carved a wood figurine of the woman shnoigh sé deilbhín den bhean as adhmad, rinne sé deilbhín adhmaid den bheanit was carved into the shape of a cross bhí sé snoite i gcruth croise
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3 verb name, date, etc TRANSITIVEgrean verb  c m ushe carved her name on the tree ghrean sí a hainm ar an gcrannthe names of those who died are carved on the memorial tá ainmneacha na ndaoine a bhásaigh greanta ar an leacht 4 verb COOK piece of meat
TRANSITIVEgearr verb  c m ucould you carve the chicken, please? an bhféadfá an sicín a ghearradh ina spólaí, le do thoil?; an spólfá an sicín, le do thoil?she carved the ham into slices ghearr sí an liamhás ina shlisní
INTRANSITIVEgearr verb  c m uI'll carve gearrfaidh mise, déanfaidh mise an spóladh
5 verb crater, valley, etc TRANSITIVEdéan verb  c m ugearr verb  c m uthe meteor carved a crater in the earth ghearr an dreige cráitéar sa talamhthe valleys were carved by ice an t-oighear a chruthaigh na gleannta, an t-oighear a rinne na gleannta
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carved in stone

greanta i gclochnothing is carved in stone yet níl rud ar bith greanta i gcloch fós, níl rud ar bith socraithe go cinnte go fóill

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