New English-Irish Dictionary
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obscure

1. adjective unclear, difficult to understand2. adjective difficult to see3. adjective uncertain, not known about4. adjective not very well known or famous5. verb make difficult to understand6. verb prevent from being known7. verb conceal, darken 1 adjective unclear, difficult to understanddoiléir adj1  c m udothuigthe adj3  c m uthe text is obscure tá an téacs doiléir, tá an téacs deacair a thuiscint for some obscure reason ar chúis aisteach éigin, ar chúis éigin atá deacair a thuiscint 2 adjective difficult to seedoiléir adj1  c m umíshoiléir adj1  c m uan obscure path cosán doiléir, cosán atá deacair a fheiceáil
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3 adjective uncertain, not known aboutdoiléir adj1  c m uéiginnte adj3  c m uits origins are obscure ní fios cá as ar tháinig sé, ní fios cén bunús atá leis 4 adjective not very well known or famousaduain adj1  c m uobscure movies scannáin aduaine, scannáin ar beag eolas atá orthu, scannáin nár chuala duine ar bith iomrá orthusome obscure place áit iargúlta éigin, áit scoite éigin, áit éigin atá ar chúl éaga 5 verb make difficult to understand TRANSITIVEdéan doiléirdoiléirigh verb  c m ushe uses technical terms to obscure meaning úsáideann sí téarmaí teicniúla leis an mbrí a dhéanamh doiléir 6 verb prevent from being known TRANSITIVEceil verb  c m ufolaigh verb  c m uto obscure the truth an fhírinne a cheilt, an fhírinne a fholú 7 verb conceal, darken TRANSITIVEclúdaigh verb  c m uceil verb  c m uclouds obscured the sun tháinig scamaill ar an ngrianthe mist obscured the view bhí an radharc ceilte ag an gceo, ní fhéadfaí dada a fheiceáil de bharr an cheoher face was partially obscured by sunglasses bhí cuid dá haghaidh folaithe ag gloiní gréine