New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: quaver · Luke · awake · bake · brake · cake · drake · duke · fake · flake
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quake

1 verb shake in fear INTRANSITIVEcrith verb  c m uhe stood there, quaking sheas sé ansin agus é ar crith, sheas sé ansin agus é ar bharr creatha, sheas sé ansin ar ballchrithshe quaked with fear bhí sí ar crith le heagla 2 verb be shaken by earthquake etc INTRANSITIVEcrith verb  c m uthe ground quaked under them chrith an talamh fúthu 3 noun informal earthquakecrith talún  c m uquake survivors iad siúd a tháinig slán ón gcrith talún
phrases

to quake in your boots

usually humorous eagla do chraicinn a bheith ortbheith sceimhlithe i do bheathaI was quaking in my boots bhí eagla mo chraicinn orm, bhí mé ar crith i mo chuid brístí beaga