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contrary

1 adjective wind, directioncontrártha adj3  c m uin the contrary direction sa treo eile, an treo contrárthacontrary winds gaotha contrártha, frithghaotha 2 adjective opinion etccontrártha adj3  c m umalartach adj1  c m ucontrary opinion malairt tuairimeto adopt a contrary opinion teacht ar thuairim eile ar fad, bheith ar a mhalairt de thuairimto arrive at contrary conclusions teacht ar chonclúidí contrártha, teacht ar mhalairt conclúidí
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3 adjective pejorative personcontráilte adj3  c m uciotrúnta adj3  c m udáigh adj1  c m ucancrach adj1  c m ushe was a contrary child páiste contráilte a bhí inti

the contrary

nounmalairt fem2  c m uI wanted to do the contrary theastaigh uaim a mhalairt a dhéanamhunless we hear to the contrary mura gcloisimid a mhalairt, mura gcluinimid a athrachI've nothing to say to the contrary níl aon rud le rá agam ina éadan, níl dada le rá agam ina aghaidhon the contrary os a choinne sin, ina áit sinshe wasn't nasty, on the contrary, she was kind ní raibh sí mailíseach, a mhalairt ar fad, bhí sí cineálta; ní raibh sí mailíseach, is amhlaidh a bhí sí cineálta quite the contrary a mhalairt ar fad, a mhalairt glan