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misfortune

1 noun bad luckmí-ádh  c m udrochrath masc3  c m uthat family is plagued by misfortune tá an mí-ádh ag siúl leis an teaghlach sin, tá an dearg-mhí-ádh ar an teaghlach sinshe'd had more than her fair share of misfortune bhí a dhá dóthain den mhí-ádh uirthi I had the misfortune to meet him last night bhí sé de mhí-ádh orm bualadh leis aréir, bhí sé de dhonas orm bualadh leis aréirit was my misfortune that I was absent bhí mé as láthair, ar an drochuair dom féinthat's your misfortune! mí-ádh!, nach tú an trua Mhuire! 2 noun piece of bad lucktubaiste fem4anachain fem3  c m ua series of misfortunes sraith tubaistímisfortunes never come singly nuair a thagann an chaill tagann an fhaill proverb