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cloud

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun MET in skyscamall masc1  c m unéal masc1clabhta masc4  c m ua dark cloud obscured the sky tháinig scamall dorcha sa spéir, tháinig néal dorcha ar an spéirwispy clouds began to gather thosaigh néalta ribíneacha ag teacht le chéilethe clouds parted ghlan na néalta, scaip na clabhtaírain cloud scamall báistí, scamall fearthainne 2 noun of dust, smoke etcscamall masc1  c m unéal masc1a cloud of dust néal deannaigh, scamall smúitea cloud of smoke scamall toite, púir dheataigh
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3 noun of flying insectspúir fem2  c m ucith masc3  c m umúr masc1  c m uwe were attacked by a cloud of midges d'ionsaigh cith míoltóg muid, d'ionsaigh púir míoltóg muid 4 noun unpleasant feeling etcscamall masc1  c m usmúit fem2  c m unéal masc1 the news cast a cloud over the community chuir an scéala scamall bróin ar an bpobal, chuir an scéala smúit ar an bpobalto be under a cloud of sorrow bheith faoi scamall bróinthe company was under a cloud of suspicion bhí an comhlacht faoi bhrat amhrais 5 noun ASTRON, PHYS of matter in spacescamall masc1  c m ugas cloud scamall gáis
verb
6 verb make less clear TRANSITIVEdorchaigh verb  c m udoiléirigh verb  c m uit clouded her judgement chuir sé isteach ar a breithiúnas to cloud the issue castacht a chur sa scéal, an scéal a dhéanamh doiléir 7 verb especially FIN make less favourable TRANSITIVEthe slowdown is clouding the outlook for growth is beag fás atáthar a thuar de bharr na lagtrá 8 verb especially literary make or become less clear
TRANSITIVEdorchaigh verb  c m usalaigh verb  c m upollution clouded the water bhí truailliú ag salú an uisce, rinne an truailliú an t-uisce murtallachhis eyes were clouded in sadness bhí scamall bróin ar a shúile
INTRANSITIVEdorchaigh verb  c m uhis face clouded dhorchaigh a aghaidh
9 verb literary cover or be covered with clouds
TRANSITIVEsmoke from the chimneys clouded the sky bhí toit ó na simléir ina scamall ar an spéir, bhí an spéir dubh ag deatach ó na simléir
INTRANSITIVEéirigh scamallach PhrVthe sky clouded d'éirigh an spéir scamallach, tháinig néal ar an spéir
phrases

under a cloud

faoi scamall amhraisthe minister resigned under a cloud d'éirigh an t-aire as faoi scamall amhrais

to be on cloud nine

informalbheith thar a bheith sástacluaisíní croí a bheith ortbheith i Márta a tríwe're on cloud nine táimid thar a bheith sásta, tá cluaisíní croí orainn

every cloud has a silver lining

an áit a mbíonn an dólás bíonn an sólás ina aicení bhíonn scamall gan gealán

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