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colour

(also US

color

)
noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun hue dath masc3  c m ured is my favourite colour dearg an dath is fearr liom, is maith liom dearg thar aon dath eilewhat colour is his shirt? cén dath atá ar a léine?she likes bright colours is maith léi dathanna gealashe uses autumn colours in her paintings úsáideann sí dathanna an fhómhair ina cuid pictiúr they're all different colours tá dathanna éagsúla orthu go léir, tá gach dath faoin spéir orthu it's the same colour as mine tá an dath céanna air agus atá ar mo cheannsa she had hair the colour of gold bhí dath an óir ar a cuid gruaige, bhí a folt ar dhath an óir the roof changed colour over time d'athraigh an dath a bhí ar an díon le himeacht ama, tháinig dath eile ar an díon le himeacht aimsireit's blue in colour dath gorm atá air, tá dath gorm air, tá sé gorm 2 noun quality of being red, blue etcdath masc3  c m uit adds colour to the room cuireann sé dath sa seomrait had lost all its colour bhí an dath go léir imithe as, bhí an dath ar fad a bhí air tréigtheit's illustrated in full colour tá léaráidí lándaite ann
modifierdaite adj3  c m ucolour brochure bróisiúr daitecolour television teilifís dhaitecolour printer printéir daite
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3 noun of clothes, make-up, jewellery etc she usually wears pale colours bíonn dathanna éadroma uirthi de ghnáth, is gnách léi dathanna éadroma a chaitheamh 4 noun paintdath masc3  c m uI mixed the colours mheasc mé na dathanna 5 noun racedath masc3  c m udath craicinn NP  c m uit'll appeal to all colours and religions beidh spéis ag daoine de gach dath agus de gach creideamh annthey're all welcome regardless of their colour tá fáilte rompu ar fad, is cuma cén dath craicinn atá orthu; tá fáilte rompu ar fad, is cuma cén cine lena mbaineann siad 6 noun black, brown skinhe was insulted because of his colour maslaíodh é mar gheall ar an dath a bhí ar a chraiceann 7 noun complexiondath masc3  c m uluisne fem4  c m usnua masc4  c m uher colour was returning bhí an dath ag teacht ar ais ina grua, bhí an luisne ag teacht ar ais ina haghaidhhe's the colour of death tá dath an bháis air, tá lí an bháis air 8 noun dyedath masc3  c m uruaim fem2  c m ushe puts colour in her hair cuireann sí dath ina cuid gruaige 9 noun interest, excitementhe added colour to the story chuir sé craiceann ar an scéal 10 noun of team, country etcdath masc3  c m ured and yellow are Spain's national colours is iad dearg agus buí dathanna náisiúnta na Spáinneclub colours dathanna an chlubDublin's colours dathanna Bhaile Átha Cliath 11 noun flag bratach fem2  c m uthey were flying French colours bhí bratach na Fraince ar foluain acu, bhí dathanna na Fraince crochta in airde acuto troop the colour an bhratach a chur ar paráidregimental colour bratach reisiminte 12 noun badgesuaitheantas masc1  c m udath masc3  c m u
verb
13 verb give hue to TRANSITIVEdath a chur idath a chur arthey colour the wood beforehand cuireann siad dath san adhmad roimh réit colours the food cuireann sé dath sa bhiathe area is coloured green on the map tá dath uaine ar an gceantar ar an léarscáil, tá dath glas ar an gceantar ar an léarscáil 14 verb ART with pens, crayons etc INTRANSITIVEdathaigh verb  c m ubheith ag dathadóireacht VPthe children spent the morning colouring chaith na leanaí an mhaidin ag dathú, chaith na leanaí an mhaidin i mbun dathadóireachta 15 verb picture TRANSITIVEdathaigh verb  c m ucuir dath ar VPthey gave me a picture to colour thug siad pictiúr dom le dathú, thug siad pictiúr dom le dath a chur aircolour his face pink cuir dath bándearg ar a aghaidhdraw the pictures and then colour them in tarraing na pictiúir agus ansin cuir dath orthu 16 verb cheeks, face TRANSITIVElas verb  c m udearg verb  c m ua blush coloured her cheeks las a grua, dhearg sí, d'éirigh sí dearg, tháinig lasair ina gruaanger coloured his face las a aghaidh le fearg, dhearg sé le fearg 17 verb with embarrassment etc INTRANSITIVEdearg verb  c m ulas verb  c m uéirigh dearg VP  c m uhe coloured with shame dhearg sé le náire, las sé le náire, d'éirigh sé dearg le náireshe coloured at the mention of her name dhearg sí nuair a luadh a hainm, tháinig luisne ina haghaidh nuair a luadh a hainm 18 verb hair TRANSITIVEdath a chur ihe colours his hair cuireann sé dath ina chuid gruaigeshe coloured her hair black chuir sí dath dubh ina cuid gruaige 19 verb (fig) perception of sth TRANSITIVEit coloured my opinion of him chlaon sé mo thuairim faoi, d'athraigh sé an bharúil a bhí agam faoithe accident coloured the rest of her life bhí tionchar ag an timpiste uirthi an chuid eile dá saolhis politics are colouring his judgement tá a chuid polaitíochta ag teacht idir é agus a bhreithiúnas 20 verb (fig) what sth is like TRANSITIVEtheir anger colours their every waking moment tá a gcuid feirge ag dul i bhfeidhm orthu i rith an amaher hatred of the defendant coloured her evidence d'fhág an ghráin a bhí aici ar an gcosantóir a cuid fianaise claontahis upbringing coloured his entire life bhí tionchar ag an tógáil a fuair sé ar a shaol ar fad 21 verb (fig) sound of voice TRANSITIVE'Who are you?' he asked, suspicion colouring his question. 'Cé thusa?' a d'fhiafraigh sé agus amhras le brath ar a cheist.; 'Cé thusa?' a d'fhiafraigh sé go hamhrasach.an edge of tension coloured her voice bhí beagán teannais le brath ina guth, bhí rian an teannais ina guth
phrases

the colour of sb's money

I have yet to see the colour of his money níl pingin faighte agam uaidh go fóill, níl cianóg rua dá chuid airgid feicthe fós agam

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