New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: either · nether · dither · ether · feather · heather · hither · leather · nethers · slither
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neither

1. determiner not one or the other of two2. pronoun not one or the other of two3. adverb not being or doing either4. conjunction introducing sb/sth else5. conjunction nor6. conjunction emphatic
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1 determiner not one or the other of twoceachtar  c m uneither answer was correct ní raibh ceachtar den dá fhreagra ceartneither man is better than the other níl ceachtar acu níos fearr ná a chéile 2 pronoun not one or the other of twoceachtar  c m uneither could sing ní raibh ceachtar acu in ann canadhneither of them won níor bhuaigh ceachtar acuneither of us knew ní raibh a fhios ag ceachtar againnhe named two people, neither of whom I knew d'ainmnigh sé beirt, agus ní raibh aithne agam ar cheachtar acu
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3 adverb not being or doing eitherceachtar  c m uneither he nor Liam ever found out ní bhfuair seisean ná Liam amach riamhhe was neither happy nor sad ní raibh brón ná áthas airhe has neither house nor home níl teach ná áras aigeshe neither smoked nor drank níor chaith sí ná níor ól síthey looked neither right nor left níor fhéach siad ar dheis ná ar chléneither injury or death fazed him níor nath leis gortú ná an bás 4 conjunction introducing sb/sth elseI couldn't move; neither could he ní raibh mé in ann bogadh; ní raibh sé siúd ach oiread, ní raibh mé ábalta bogadh; ní raibh seisean ach oiread liomshe said nothing and neither did her friend níor labhair sí ná níor labhair a cara ach oiread'I didn't go.' 'Me neither.' 'Ní dheachaigh mise.' 'Ná mise.'; 'Ní dheachaigh mise.' 'Ní dheachaigh ná mise.' 5 conjunction norshe doesn't mind long hours and neither does he fear them ní miste léi uaireanta fada agus níl aon eagla airsean rompu ach oireadthey may not be fully qualified but neither are they untrained b'fhéidir nach bhfuil siad láncháilithe ach níl siad neamhoilte ach oiread 6 conjunction informal emphatic ach oiread  c m uach chomh beag  c m uI had no passport, nor no money neither ní raibh pas agam, ná airgead ach oiread; ní raibh pas agam, ná airgead ach chomh beag
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to be neither here nor there

that's neither here nor there ní bhaineann sé sin leis an scéal, is cuma faoi sin

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