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cradle

1. noun for baby2. noun place of origin 3. noun suspended platform4. noun supporting structure5. noun base of telephone etc 6. verb hold gently 7. verb surround
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1 noun for babycliabhán masc1  c m uto rock the cradle an cliabhán a bhogadh 2 noun place of origin cliabhán masc1  c m utobar masc1  c m uthe cradle of civilisation cliabhán na sibhialtachta, tobar na sibhialtachta
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3 noun suspended platformcliabhán masc1  c m u 4 noun supporting structurecliabhán masc1  c m u 5 noun base of telephone etc cliabhán masc1  c m u 6 verb hold gently TRANSITIVEmuirnigh verbshe cradled the child in her arms bhí an leanbh ina baclainn aici, bhí an páiste ina gabháil aici, d'fháisc sí an páiste lena hucht 7 verb surround TRANSITIVEtimpeallaigh verbthe lake is cradled by the mountains tá sléibhte timpeall ar an loch
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from (the) cradle to (the) grave

ó bhreith go básó chliabhán go crócharthey look after us from the cradle to the grave tugann siad aire dúinn ar feadh ár saoilit's not a long time from the cradle to the grave is gearr idir pluideog is scaoilteog

from the cradle

he's done this from the cradle tá sé á dhéanamh seo ó rugadh é, tá sé á dhéanamh seo ó bhí sé ina pháiste, tá sé á dhéanamh seo ó bhí sé beag bídeach