New English-Irish Dictionary
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petty

1. adjective unimportant2. adjective small-minded 3. adjective of concern with trifling matters4. adjective of minor rank, authority, etc5. adjective of crime 1 adjective unimportantbeag adj1  c m umion- prefsuarach adj1  c m uhe came to me with some petty question tháinig sé chugam le mioncheist éigin, tháinig sé chugam le ceist shuarach éiginshe can't deal with every petty issue ní féidir léi déileáil le gach mionrudthey made some petty corrections rinne siad focheartú beag, rinne siad roinnt mioncheartuithe 2 adjective pejorative small-minded suarach adj1  c m ubeagintinneach adj1  c m ua petty person duine suarach, duine beagintinneach
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3 adjective pejorative of concern with trifling matterssuarach adj1  c m uit was a petty thing to say rud suarach a bhí ann le rá, le droch-chroí a dúradh éa petty dispute argóint shuarach, aighneas beag gan dealramh 4 adjective of minor rank, authority, etcmion- prefa petty lord miontiarna, tiarna beagthe petty tradesmen na mioncheardaithe, na ceardaithe beaga 5 adjective of crimemion- prefbeag adj1  c m ua petty offence mionchiona petty criminal mionchoirpeach