New English-Irish Dictionary
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cruel

1 adjective of personcruálach adj1mailíseach adj1  c m ugránna adj3  c m uhe was a cruel tyrant tíoránach cruálach ba ea é, drochthíoránach a bhí annher husband was very cruel to her chaith a fear céile go holc léi, bhí a fear céile an-chruálach léi 2 adjective of behavioursuarach adj1  c m ugránna adj3  c m uhe played a cruel trick on them rinne sé cleas suarach orthu, d'imir sé cleas gránna orthuit was cruel of him to betray her like that ba shuarach an mhaise dó fealladh uirthi mar sin
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3 adjective of event, fatetrom adj1  c m ucrua adj3  c m uit's a cruel blow to the community buille trom atá ann don phobal 4 adjective of weather, natural conditionscrua adj3  c m ugarbh adj1  c m ua cruel winter drochgheimhreadh, geimhreadh crua, geimhreadh dian
phrases

you have to be cruel to be kind

níl rós gan dealgní mór an crann a bhaint anuas chun seolta a chur suas