New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: friends · fiend · fried · befriend · defriend · friendly · -friendly · boyfriend · dried · frier
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friend

1. noun mate, pal2. noun unnamed companion3. noun ally4. noun patron5. noun contact on social network6. noun talking to stranger7. verb add as contact on social network
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1 noun mate, palcara masc5  c m ucomrádaí masc4  c m upáirtí masc4  c m ushe's a close friend of mine cara mór de mo chuid is ea í, tá sí ina dlúthchara agam she's a friend of my mother's is cara le mo mháthair í, cara de chuid mo mháthar is ea íhe was a good friend to me bhí sé ina chara maith agam, bhí sé ina chara maith dom, an-pháirtí liom ba ea é a good friend (also a great friend) cara mór, cara maith, an-chara, comrádaí mór a true friend cara dílis, fíorchara, cara buan an old friend seanchara, seanchomrádaí my best friend an cara is mó dá bhfuil agam, an cara is fearr dá bhfuil agam he married a teacher friend of mine phós sé cara liom atá ina múinteoir, phós sé cara liom ar múinteoir í 2 noun unnamed companioncara masc5  c m ucomrádaí masc4  c m uduine aitheantais NP  c m uI'm meeting a friend for lunch tá mé ag bualadh le cara le haghaidh lóin
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3 noun allycrann taca  c m uhe's a friend of the book world tá sé ina chrann taca ag lucht leabhar friend or foe cara nó namhaid, cara nó eascara 4 noun patroncara masc5  c m uFriends of the National Gallery of Ireland Cairde Dhánlann Náisiúnta na hÉireann 5 noun contact on social networkcara masc5  c m u 6 noun talking to stranger my friend a dhuine chóir, a dhuine liomyou're very welcome, my friend tá míle fáilte romhat, a dhuine chóirstop that now, my friend! stop é sin anois, a mhac!; stop é sin anois, a dhuine! 7 verb add as contact on social network TRANSITIVEcairdeas a dhéanamh lefriend us! déan cairdeas linn!
phrases

friends in high places

cairde sa chúirt

a friend in need is a friend indeed

proverb aithnítear cara i gcruatanin am an ghátair a bhraitear an chabhair

a friend of a friend

I bought it from a friend of a friend cheannaigh mé é ó chara le cara de mo chuid

just friends

(also

just good friends

) we're just good friends comrádaithe móra sinn, sin an méid; níl dada eadrainn ach cairdeas; cairde atá ionainn, sin uilig

let's be friends

croithimis lámha airdéanaimis síocháin

to make friends

cairdeas a dhéanamhmuintearas a dhéanamhhe made friends with her immediately rinne sé cairdeas léi ar an toirt, d'éirigh sé mór léi ar an bpointeshe has no difficulty in making new friends ní bhíonn deacrachtaí ar bith aici cairde nua a dhéanamh, déanann sí muintearas le strainséirí go héasca

no friend of

he's no friend of the working class níl bá ar bith aige leis an lucht oibre, is cuma leis faoin lucht oibreI personally am no friend of modern art is beag mo mheas-sa ar an ealaín chomhaimseartha

our old friend

informalár seancharaour old friend global warning is being blamed tá an milleán á chur ar ár seanchara, an téamh domhanda

what friends are for

isn't that what friends are for? nach lena aghaidh sin atá cairde?, céard eile a dhéanfadh cairde?, nach in an fáth a bhfuil cairde agat?

with friends like him who needs enemies?

nuair atá a leithéid sin de chairde againn, ní theastaíonn naimhdemás cara eisean, níor mhaith liom namhaid a fheiceáil

Friend

noun Quakerball de Chumann na gCaradCaecar masc  c m u → see friend

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