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ring

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun FASH, CRAFT piece of jewelleryfáinne masc4  c m u to wear a ring fáinne a chaitheamh to put on a ring fáinne a chur ort 2 noun ORNITH, ZOOL identification bandfáinne masc4  c m uthe bird had a ring on the left leg bhí fáinne ar chos chlé an éin
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3 noun also ARCHEOL, MIL, ASTRON circlefáinne masc4  c m u in a ring i bhfáinne to draw a ring around sth fáinne a tharraingt thart ar rudJupiter has four rings tá ceithre fháinne timpeall ar Iúpatar 4 noun also BOX enclosed area for boxing, circus etcfáinne masc4  c m ucró masc4  c m uboxing ring fáinne dornálaíochta, cró dornálaíochtacircus ring fáinne sorcais 5 noun TELECOM, MUS sound from bell, phone, glass etccling fem2  c m u a ring of bells clingireacht clog, sonarach clog, clog ag bualadh 6 noun TELECOM, informal phone callglao masc4  c m uglaoch masc1  c m uscairt fem2  c m u to give sb a ring glaoch ar dhuine, scairt a chur ar dhuine 7 noun COOK hot platefáinne masc4  c m uthe gas ring was on bhí an fáinne gáis lasta 8 noun POLICE criminal gangdrong fem2  c m ubaicle fem4  c m ubuíon fem2  c m u 9 noun quality or feelit has the ring of truth tá cuma na fírinne air, tá craiceann na fírinne air
verb
10 verb ARCHEOL, MIL encircle TRANSITIVEtimpeallaigh verbciorclaigh verb  c m u 11 verb (cause sth to) sound
INTRANSITIVEdid you ring? ar ghlaoigh tú?
TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m ubain verb  c m uhe rang the bell for assistance bhuail sí an clog ag lorg cabhrach
12 verb resonate INTRANSITIVEmacalla a bhaint asceolán a bheith ithe pavement rang with their footsteps bhain a gcoiscéimeanna ceol as an gcosán, bhain a gcoiscéimeanna macalla as an gcosánher voice rang loud bhí a glór le cloisteáil go soiléirmy ears were ringing bhí ceolán i mo chluasaher voice was ringing with emotion bhí crith ina glór leis an tocht 13 verb TELECOM phone (sb)
INTRANSITIVEglaoigh verb  c m uscairt verb  c m ufónáil verb  c m u to ring in advance glaoch roimh ré, scairteadh roimh ré, fón a dhéanamh roimh ré
TRANSITIVEglaoigh ar PhrV  c m uscairt ar PhrV  c m u
14 verb TELECOM (of phone) make sound INTRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m u 15 verb ORNITH, ZOOL put band on (bird etc) TRANSITIVEfáinne a chur arfáinnigh verb  c m u
phrases

to ring a bell

informal does that ring a bell? an gcuireann sé sin dada i gcuimhne duit?, an meabhraíonn sé sin aon ní duit?that voice rings a bell sílim go n-aithním an glór sin, sílim gur chuala mé an glór sin cheana

to ring hollow

(also

to ring false

) their statement rings hollow tá craiceann na bréige ar a ráiteas, tá blas na bréige ar a ráiteas, tá lorg na bréige ar an ráiteas uathu, tá cuma an éithigh ar a ráiteas

to ring in the new year

fáilte a chur roimh an mbliain úrfáilte a chur roimh an athbhliainan bhliain nua a fhógairt

to ring off the hook

(especially US) bheith ag bualadh gan stad gan staonadh

to ring out the old year

slán a fhágáil ag an tseanbhliain

to ring the changes

athruithe móra a dhéanamh

to ring true

her story rang true bhí craiceann na fírinne ar a scéal

to run rings around sb

an ceann is fearr ar fháil ar dhuinebeithé a dhéanamh de dhuineduine a shárúfile caoch a dhéanamh de dhuine

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