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roar

noun
verb
noun
1 noun loud noise made by engine, wind etcbúir fem2  c m ubúireach fem2  c m uover the roar of the engine thar bhúir an innillthe continuous roar of the guns búiríl sheasta na ngunnaí 2 noun shout of emotionbúir fem2  c m ugáir fem2  c m uhe let out a roar of anger lig sé búir feirge asit drew a roar from the crowd bhain sé gáir as an slua
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3 noun ZOOL bellowbúir fem2  c m uthe roar of a lion búir leoin
verb
4 verb (of engine, wind etc) make loud noise INTRANSITIVEbúir verb  c m uwe heard the engines roar chualamar búiríl na n-inneallthe wind was roaring bhí an ghaoth ag búiríl, bhí dúthorann ag an ngaotha motorbike roared past us réab gluaisrothar tharainn go callánach 5 verb shout with emotion
INTRANSITIVEbúir verb  c m ubúir a ligean asatgáir a ligean asatthere's no point roaring at them níl aon mhaith bheith ag búiríl orthuthe crowd roared when they came out lig an slua gáir astu nuair a tháinig siad amach
TRANSITIVEthe crowd roared their joy lig an slua gáir áthais astu'Stop that!' roared a voice. 'Stad de sin!' arsa duine éigin de bhúir.
6 verb laugh loudly INTRANSITIVEscairteadh gáire a ligeando sheanracht gáire a ligeanhe was roaring with laughter bhí sé sna trithí gáire 7 verb ZOOL bellow INTRANSITIVEbúir verb  c m ubúir a ligean asat 8 verb AUTO move quickly and loudly INTRANSITIVEréab verb  c m uthe car roared past them réab an carr tharstu 9 verb SPOR do sth quickly or strongly INTRANSITIVEdemand came roaring back this year tá an t-éileamh ar ais go tréan i mblianaCork roared back into the game tháinig Corcaigh ar ais sa chluiche go tréanthe story roars along tá luas breá faoin scéal

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