New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: pearls · earl · peal · pear · pearled · dearly · nearly · yearly · pearling · bear
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pearl

1. noun FASH, MIN jewel2. noun MIN mother of pearl3. noun drop4. noun sth/sb precious5. noun hilariously stupid remark 6. noun COL silvery grey7. verb form drops
phrases
1 noun FASH, MIN jewelpéarla masc4  c m upearl fishing iascach péarlaí
modifierpéarla gs as adj  c m upearl earrings fáinní cluaise péarla
2 noun (also mother of pearl) MIN mother of pearlnéamhann masc1  c m u
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3 noun literary dropbraoinín masc4  c m udrúchtín masc4  c m upearls of dew braoiníní drúchta, drúchtíní 4 noun sth/sb preciouspéarla masc4  c m useoid fem2sméar mhullaigh  c m uit's a pearl of a film is fíorsheoid de scannán é, is iontach go deo an scannán é 5 noun hilariously stupid remark péarla masc4  c m useoid fem2seoidín  c m uwait till you hear this pearl! fan go gcloisfidh tú an tseoidín seo! 6 noun COL silvery greypéarla masc4  c m ua pearl coloured dress gúna ar dhath an phéarla 7 verb literary form drops INTRANSITIVEbraoiníní drúchta a dhéanamhdrúchtíní a dhéanamh
phrases

to cast pearls before swine

REL do chuid péarlaí a chaitheamh mar bhia chun na mucsilíní a thabhairt do na muca

pearl of wisdom

humorous also ironic nathán gaoiseseoid chríonnachta

pearl of great price

REL nounpéarla róluachmhar