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pen

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun writing implementpeann masc1  c m u pen and paper peann agus páipéar, peann agus pár 2 noun ink from a penpeann masc1  c m uthe name was circled in pen bhí ciorcal curtha le peann thart ar an ainm
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3 noun literary sth written by sbpeann masc1  c m unew poems from the pen of Ó Murchú dánta nua ó pheann Uí Mhurchú, dánta nua ó lámh Uí Mhurchú 4 noun COMP device for carrying dataméaróg chuimhne  c m u 5 noun MED for administering a drugpeann masc1  c m u 6 noun small enclosure (esp. for animals)loca masc4  c m upionna masc4  c m ucró masc4  c m u 7 noun quantityhe sold a pen of sheep dhíol sé lán loca de chaoirigh 8 noun ZOOL female swancráin eala 9 noun ZOOL internal shell of a squidcleiteog fem  c m u 10 noun (US), informal POLICE penitentiarypríosún masc1carcair fem5  c m u
verb
11 verb literary write TRANSITIVEscríobh verb  c m uto pen a letter litir a scríobhto pen a song amhrán a chumadh, amhrán a scríobhto pen a note nóta a bhreacadh 12 verb shut an animal in an enclosure TRANSITIVEloc verb  c m ucuir i bpionna
phrases

to put pen to paper

(also

to set pen to paper

) peann a chur le pár

the pen is mightier than the sword

proverb is treise an peann ná an claíomh

the stroke of a pen

scríob den pheannstríoc den pheann

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