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inherit

1. verb money, property, etc2. verb trait, characteristic3. verb illness, etc4. verb get from somebody before you5. verb problem, situation6. verb tradition, belief
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1 verb money, property, etc
TRANSITIVEfaigh le hoidhreachtfaigh le huachtÁine inherited the house fuair Áine an teach le hoidhreacht, fágadh an teach le huacht ag Áine, fágadh an teach ag Áine
INTRANSITIVEtar in oidhreachthis son will inherit after him is ar a mhac a thitfidh an oidhreacht ina dhiaidh
2 verb trait, characteristic TRANSITIVEtabhair leat PhrV  c m ufaigh verb  c m uhe inherited his height from his mother's side is ó thaobh a mháthar a thug sé leis an airdeto inherit a talent bua a thabhairt leat, bua a bheith sa dúchas agat
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3 verb illness, etc TRANSITIVEfaigh le hoidhreachthe inherited the disease bhí an galar ó bhroinn leis 4 verb get from somebody before you TRANSITIVEwe inherited the carpet from the previous owner ón duine a bhí romhainn ann a tháinig an cairpéad chugainn 5 verb problem, situation especially pejorative TRANSITIVEfaigh le hoidhreachtbheith fágtha lethe new government inherited many problems from the previous one fágadh go leor fadhbanna ag an rialtas nua 6 verb tradition, belief TRANSITIVEfaigh le hoidhreacht
phrases

to inherit the kingdom of God

(also

to inherit the kingdom of heaven

) REL or humorous ríocht Dé a fháil mar oidhreacht

to inherit the earth

REL or humorous an talamh a fháil mar oidhreacht

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