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eight

number
noun
adjective
pronoun
phrases
1 number in counting, telephone numbers, scorelines etca hocht  c m useven, eight, nine a seacht, a hocht, a naoiwhat number comes before eight? cén uimhir a thagann roimh a hocht?number eight uimhir a hochtto count in eights comhaireamh in ochtanna, cuntas in ochtannaring extension nine seven eight glaoigh ar fholíne a naoi a seacht a hochtshe won eight nil bhuaigh sí a hocht a náid 2 number MATH general use in mathematicsocht  c m ua hocht  c m u
► (in calculations)
a hocht  c m ueight and eight is sixteen a hocht agus a hocht, sin a sé déagtwenty minus eight makes twelve fiche lúide a hocht, sin a dó dhéagdivide the result by eight roinn an toradh ar a hochtmultiply five by eight iolraigh a cúig faoi a hochteight times four is thirty-two a ceathair faoi a hocht, sin tríocha a dó
► (in decimals)
a hocht  c m ueight point eight three a hocht ponc a hocht a trí, a hocht pointe a hocht a trí
► (in powers)
a hocht  c m uto the power of eight i gcumhacht a hocht
► (in percentages)
ocht  c m ueight per cent ocht faoin gcéad
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3 number used in time expressionsa hocht  c m uit's eight o'clock tá sé a hocht a chlogit starts at eight tosaíonn sé ar a hocht, tosaíonn sé ag a hochtit happened at eight in the morning tharla sé ar a hocht ar maidin, tharla sé ag a hocht ar maidintwenty to eight fiche chun a hocht, fiche go dtí a hochtquarter past eight ceathrú i ndiaidh a hocht, ceathrú tar éis a hochtat eight forty-five ag a hocht daichead a cúig 4 number used in calendar expressionsocht  c m uin eight thirteen in ocht gcéad a trí déagin the year eight sixty-two sa bhliain ocht seasca a dó
noun
5 noun as a nounocht masc4  c m uthe eight is missing tá an t-ocht ar lárhow many eights are there? cá mhéad ocht atá ann?there's a zero after the eight tá náid i ndiaidh an ochthe needs a double eight tá ocht dúbailte ag teastáil uaidh 6 noun GAMES in cardsocht masc4  c m uhe has two eights and a king tá dhá ocht agus rí aigethe eight of diamonds an t-ocht muileata
adjective
7 adjective when counting thingsocht  c m u
► (followed predominantly by singular noun in Irish)
eight days ocht láeight numbers ocht n-uimhirit has eight parts tá ocht gcuid annwe lost by eight points chailleamar le hocht bpointethey answered eight questions d'fhreagair siad ocht gceisteight heavy boxes ocht mbosca trom, ocht mbosca thromathe eight red apples na hocht n-úll dearg, na hocht n-úll dheargaeight busy months ocht mí ghnóthach, ocht mí ghnóthachathe eight cold nights na hocht n-oíche fhuar, na hocht n-oíche fhuarait cost eight or nine dollars chosain sé ocht nó naoi de dhollair
► (with certain nouns in Irish which take a plural form after the number 8)
eight times ocht n-uaireeight busy weeks ocht seachtaine gnóthachaeight small ones ocht gcinn bheagathe eight critical years na hocht mbliana criticiúla
8 adjective when counting peopleochtar  c m uocht  c m uthere were eight women bhí ochtar ban annwe have eight teachers tá ochtar múinteoirí againn, tá ocht múinteoir againnthe eight runners remaining an t-ochtar reathaithe atá fágtha, na hocht reathaí atá fágtha 9 adjective as ordinal numbera hocht  c m upart eight of the course cuid a hocht den chúrsaat the beginning of chapter eight ag tús chaibidil a hochtcontestant number eight iomaitheoir uimhir a hochtin year eight i mbliain a hochtthis is day eight of the protest is é seo an t-ochtú lá den agóid 10 adjective in age expressionsocht mbliana d'aoishe's eight years old tá sé ocht mbliana d'aoisshe's eight tá sí a hochtchildren under the age of eight páistí faoi bhun ocht mbliana d'aois 11 adjective MEAS in measurementsocht  c m uit's eight cm long tá sé ocht cm ar fadit weighs eight kilograms tá ocht gcileagram meáchain anneight litres of fuel ocht lítear breoslait's eight miles from here tá sé ocht míle as seo 12 adjective MEAS, CLOTH in clothing sizes etca hocht  c m usize eight shoes bróga de mhéid a hocht, uimhir a hocht i mbrógashe's a size eight méid a hocht a chaitheann sí, a hocht a thógann sído you have them in size eight? an bhfuil siad agaibh i méid a hocht?
pronoun
13 pronoun eight thingsocht gcinn  c m uochtar  c m uI read eight of the stories léigh mé ocht gcinn de na scéalta, léigh mé ochtar de na scéaltaeight of his horses are sick tá ocht gcinn dá chuid capall tinn, tá ochtar dá chuid capall tinnthat's eight of them sin ocht gcinn acu, sin ochtar acushe only wants eight níl ach ocht gcinn uaithi, níl ach ochtar de dhíth uirthigive me seven or eight more tabhair seacht gcinn nó ocht gcinn eile dom, tabhair seacht nó ocht gcinn eile dom, tabhair seachtar nó ochtar eile dom 14 pronoun eight peopleochtar  c m uthere are eight of us tá ochtar againn annhe met eight of the staff bhuail sé le hochtar den fhoireanneight of them are qualified tá ochtar acu cáilithe, tá ochtar díobh cáilitheonly eight turned up níor tháinig ach ochtarI'll call seven or eight more glaofaidh mé ar sheachtar nó ochtar eilethe Irish eight came third tháinig ochtar na hÉireann sa tríú háit
phrases

to be behind the eight ball

(US), informal bheith i bponcbheith i sáinnbheith in abar

to have had one over the eight

(also

to be one over the eight

) informalbraon a bheith ar bord agatglincín sa ghrágán a bheith agat informaldo chaid a bheith amuigh agat informal

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