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meaning

1. noun LING, ART, LITER signifying; of ideas in literature etc2. noun LAW of legal words3. noun PHIL of sth other than words4. noun overall purpose5. adjective of look etc
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1 noun LING, ART, LITER signifying; of ideas in literature etcciall fem2  c m ubrí fem4  c m uhe gave the meaning of the placename mhínigh sé brí an logainm, mhínigh sé an chiall atá leis an logainmthe two words have a different meaning tá brí éagsúil leis an dá fhocal, tá ciall dhifriúil leis an dá fhocalwhat's the precise meaning of the sentence? cén chiall go díreach atá leis an abairt?she's puzzled by the poem's meaning ní thuigeann sí brí an dáin, ní thuigeann sí an chiall atá leis an dánpeople can have their own meaning for the play is féidir le daoine a mbrí féin a bhaint as an dráma, tig le daoine a gciall féin a bhaint as an drámaan artwork can have no meaning ní gá go mbeadh aon mhíniú ar phíosa ealaíne, ní gá go mbeadh meabhair le baint as píosa ealaíne to get sb's meaning (also to take sb's meaning)if you get my meaning má thuigeann tú leat méif I get your meaning má thuigim i gceart thú 2 noun LAW of legal wordsbrí fem4  c m uwithin the meaning of the Act de réir bhrí an Achta
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3 noun PHIL of sth other than wordsmy life took on a new meaning after the illness bhí brí eile ar fad le mo shaol i ndiaidh an tinnisMecca has a special meaning for Muslims tá tábhacht ar leith le Meice do Mhoslamaigh 4 noun overall purposebrí fem4  c m uthe meaning of life brí na beatha 5 adjective literary of look etcshe gave him a meaning look thug sí amharc air a thuigfeadh sé
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to know the meaning of sth

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not to know the meaning of sth

) he doesn't know the meaning of sacrifice ní thuigeann sé céard is íobairt ann

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