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descent

1. noun of mountain, stairs, etc2. noun of plane etc3. noun downwards slope4. noun family origins5. noun into bad state6. noun on place, person, etc7. noun attack8. noun LAW of property: by inheritance 1 noun of mountain, stairs, etcdul síosteacht anuasthey made a slow descent bhí siad mall ag teacht anuas 2 noun of plane etctuirlingt fem2  c m uthe plane made a safe descent thuirling an t-eitleán go sábháilte
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3 noun downwards slopefána fem4  c m u 4 noun family originsginealach masc1  c m ufuil fem3  c m ushe's of humble descent is de shliocht bocht í, is de bhunadh anuasal íhe's of Irish descent is de bhunadh na hÉireann é, tá mianach Éireannach ann, Éireannaigh a bhí ina shinsirwe've traced our descent back to Cromwell tá líne ghinealaigh againn siar go dtí Cromail, tá ár nginealach againn siar go dtí Cromail 5 noun into bad statedul le  c m utitim isteach iher descent into madness was rapid fuair an ghealtacht an ceann is fearr uirthi go tapano one could stop his descent into despair ní raibh aon duine in ann é a shábháil ar an éadóchasthe country's descent into anarchy was immediate d'imigh an tír le hainrialtacht láithreach 6 noun on place, person, etcruathar masc1  c m usciuird fem2  c m uour annual descent on the sales ár ruathar bliantúil ar na sladmhargaí 7 noun attackfogha masc4  c m uionsaí masc4  c m uto make a descent on sb fogha a thabhairt faoi dhuine, ionsaí a dhéanamh ar dhuinetheir descent on the city was unstoppable ní fhéadfaí a n-ionsaí ar an gcathair a chosc 8 noun LAW of property: by inheritanceoidhreacht fem3  c m uthe house came to him by descent fuair sé an teach le hoidhreacht, thit an teach chuige d'oidhreacht, fágadh an teach aige