New English-Irish Dictionary
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motive

1 nounrún masc1  c m ubunchúis fem  c m uwhat's her motive? cad é an rún atá aici?, céard atá á spreagadh?he did it with the best motives le dea-rún a rinne sé é, le dea-chroí a rinne sé éthe motive for the attack is still unknown ní fios fós céard is bunchúis leis an ionsaíwhat's the motive for the change of mind? cad é is cúis leis an athrú intinne?, céard is údar don athrú aigne?I don't know her motives for saying that níl a fhios agam cad chuige a ndúirt sí é sinhe had no ulterior motive ní raibh a dhath faoi aige, ní raibh a dhath ar a chúl aigeshe's the only person with a motive ise an t-aon duine amháin a bhfuil ceannfháth aici 2 adjectivegluaisneachgluaiseachta