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honour

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honor

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noun
verb
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noun
1 noun mark of privilegeonóir fem3  c m uI'd consider it an honour ba mhór an onóir dom égetting this prize is a great honour for him is mór an onóir dó an duais seo a fháil, is mór aige an duais seo a fháilshe had the honour of representing Ireland bhí sé de phribhléid aici ionadaíocht a dhéanamh ar Éirinna party was held in his honour bhí cóisir ann ina onóir 2 noun integrity, reputationclú masc4  c m udea-chlú  c m uonóir fem3  c m uhe was defending his honour bhí sé ag cosaint a dhea-chlúto give sb your word of honour d'fhocal a thabhairt do dhuineyou're a man of honour is fear uasal thú, is tú croí an duine uasail to swear sth by your honour rud a gheallúint ar d'fhocal, d'fhocal a thabhairt ar rudit's a question of honour is ceist ionracais é
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3 noun awardgradam masc1  c m uonóir fem3  c m uhe won the top honour fuair sé an gradam is airde 4 noun SPORhe gained county honours d'imir sé don chontae 5 noun virginityshe lost her honour chaill sí a hócht literary
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6 verb respect TRANSITIVEonóir a thabhairt dourraim a thabhairt doto honour our ancestors urraim a thabhairt dár sinsirchildren must honour their parents caithfidh páistí onóir a thabhairt dá dtuismitheoiríthey finally honoured us with their presence! dheonaigh siad teacht i láthair sa deireadh! 7 verb confer TRANSITIVEonóir a bhronnadh arTrinity College honoured her with a degree bhronn Coláiste na Tríonóide céim uirthi 8 verb keep, fulfil TRANSITIVEto honour a promise seasamh le gealltanas, gealltanas a chomhlíonadhthey honoured the contract chomhlíon siad an conradhto honour a bill bille a onórú
phrases

to do the honours

1 drinks, foodLiam did the honours with the sandwiches roinn Liam ceapairí amach 2 perform a ceremonial act, make introductionsshe did the honours and cut the ribbon ghlac sí de chúram uirthi féin an ribín a ghearradh

honour among thieves

dílseacht na gceithearnach

honours are even

honours were even at half-time bhí siad cothrom ag leath-am

to what do I owe this honour?

you're on time, to what do I owe this honour? tá tú in am, an rud is annamh is iontach!

with full honours

le lánonórachahe was buried with full honours adhlacadh é le lánonóracha

Honour

noun to a judgeYour Honour a dhuine uasail → see honour

honour

noun GAMES in table gamesonóir fem3  c m u → see honour

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