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knot

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun in string, rope etcsnaidhm fem2  c m ushe tied a knot in the rope chuir sí snaidhm ar an rópa, chuir sí snaidhm sa rópashe untied the knot scaoil sí an tsnaidhm 2 noun also NAUT particular knotsnaidhm fem2  c m urunning knot snaidhm reatha
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3 noun in hair, furI got the knots out of the fairy lights bhain mé na soilse Nollag as aimhréidh, bhain mé na snaidhmeanna as na soilse Nollagher hair was full of knots bhí a cuid gruaige go dona in aimhréidh, bhí a cuid gruaige i bhfostú go dona, bhí a cuid gruaige lán snaidhmeanna 4 noun of fear, tension etcsnaidhm fem2  c m upian fem2  c m ucnap masc1  c m ucnapán masc1  c m ua knot of fear cnap eaglaI had a knot in my stomach while I waited bhí snaidhm ar mo phutóga agus mé ag fanacht, bhí mo chroí i mo bhéal agus mé ag fanacht, bhí bainbh i mo phutóga agus mé ag fanachtthere were knots of tension in his shoulders bhí snaidhm ina ghuaillí leis an teannas, bhí a ghuaillí cnaptha leis an teannas 5 noun hairstylecurca masc4  c m ucocán masc1  c m ucúl masc1  c m u 6 noun group of peoplebaicle fem4  c m udornán masc1  c m ucruinneagán masc 7 noun NAUT, AERO, MET nautical milemuirmhíle san uairwe were doing six knots bhí sé mhuirmhíle san uair fúinn 8 noun DIY, CRAFT in woodalt masc1  c m udual masc1cranra masc4  c m u 9 noun CRAFT in carpet-makingsnaidhm fem2  c m u 10 noun ZOOL type of sandpipercnota masc4  c m u
verb
11 verb tie with knot TRANSITIVEsnaidhm verb  c m uceangail le snaidhmsnaidhm a chur arshe knotted her scarf chuir sí snaidhm ar a scairfhis sweater was knotted around his neck bhí snaidhm ar a gheansaí faoina mhuineál, bhí a gheansaí ceangailte thart ar a mhuineálthey knotted the sheets together shnaidhm siad na braillíní dá chéile, cheangail siad na braillíní dá chéile le snaidhm 12 verb CLOTH make tie knot TRANSITIVEsnaidhm a chur arsnaidhm a chur ican you knot a tie? an bhfuil tú in ann snaidhm a chur ar charbhat? 13 verb NAUT, CRAFT tie particular knot
INTRANSITIVEsnaidhm a chur
TRANSITIVEsnaidhm a chur isnaidhm a chur ar
14 verb become tangled INTRANSITIVEtéigh in aimhréidhtéigh i bhfostúthis material knots easily is éasca leis an ábhar seo dul in aimhréidh, téann an t-ábhar seo i bhfostú go minic 15 verb in fear, tension, etc
INTRANSITIVEsnaidhm verb  c m ucnap masc1  c m uher stomach knotted in fear tháinig snaidhmeanna ar a putóga le heagla, chnap a bolg le heagla
TRANSITIVEsnaidhm verb  c m ucnap masc1  c m u
16 verb CRAFT in carpet-making TRANSITIVEsnaidhm verb  c m u
phrases

at a rate of knots

informal ar luas lasrachar nós na gaoithemar a bheadh an Ghaoth Mhárta anngo rábach

in knots

informal 1 stomachmy stomach was in knots bhí mo chroí i mo bhéal, bhí mo chroí ag dul amach ar mo bhéal, bhí snaidhmeanna ar mo phutóga, bhí pian i mo bholg 2 helpless with laughtersna trithí gáireeveryone was in knots bhí gach duine sna trithí gáire, bhí gach duine sna harraingeacha ag gáire

to tie the knot

informal pósadhdul faoi chuing an phósta literary

to tie yourself in knots

(also

to tie yourself up in knots

) informal mearbhall a chur ort féintú féin a chur trína chéile

to tie sb in knots

informal mearbhall a chur ar dhuinemeascán mearaí a chur ar dhuineduine a chur trína chéilethese rules would tie anyone in knots chuirfeadh na rialacha seo mearbhall ar Mhac Dé, dhéanfadh na rialacha seo beithé de dhuine ar bith