New English-Irish Dictionary
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pray

1 verb REL to a god
INTRANSITIVEguigh verb  c m upaidreacha a rá
she prayed for her son ghuigh sí ar son a mic, dúirt sí paidreacha dá mac, ghuigh sí ar a mache prayed for his mother's soul ghuigh sé le hanam a mháthar, chuir sé paidir le hanam a mhátharI prayed for forgiveness ghuigh mé go dtabharfaí maithiúnas domI prayed to God for help d'iarr mé cúnamh ar Dhiathey prayed to God to help them ghuigh siad chuig Dia cuidiú leo, ghuigh siad chun Dé cabhrú leo
TRANSITIVEguigh verb  c m uhe prayed God to come to his aid ghuigh sé Dia teacht i gcabhair airpray God she'll be all right guigh Dia go mbeidh sí i gceartto pray a silent prayer paidir chiúin a rá
2 verb wish very strongly INTRANSITIVEwe're praying for good weather táimid ag guí go mbeidh aimsir mhaith anneveryone prayed that nothing would happen bhí gach duine ag urnaí nach dtarlódh dadaI hope and pray that this will work tá súil le Dia agam go n-oibreoidh sé seo
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3 adverb making polite requestle do thoil  c m upray go on gabh ar aghaidh, le do thoil 4 adverb ironic for ironic emphasiswhat good is that, pray? agus cad é an mhaith atá ansin?; agus cén mhaith é sin, abair?