New English-Irish Dictionary
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shade

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun cooler area of shadowscáth masc3  c m uscáil fem2  c m ushe was sitting in the shade of a tree bhí sí ina suí faoi scáth crainn, bhí sí ina suí faoi chrann ar foscadh ón ngrian 2 noun object screening sunlightscáth masc3  c m uscáthlán masc1  c m u
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3 noun FURN lampshadescáthlán masc1  c m u 4 noun (US) FURN roller blinddallóg fem2 5 noun particular colourimir fem2  c m ua lovely shade of blue imir aoibhinn den ghorm 6 noun particular type or degree cineál masc1  c m usórt masc1  c m udath masc3  c m uevery shade of opinion was heard at the meeting chualathas tuairimí de gach cineál ar an gcruinniú 7 noun literary ghost, spirittaibhse fem4  c m uscáil fem2  c m u
verb
8 verb screen sunlight from (sb/sth) TRANSITIVEscáthaigh verb  c m uthey were shaded from the sun bhí siad ar scáth na gréinethe cliff shaded them from the sun thug an aill foscadh dóibh ar an ngrian 9 verb put cover over (lamp etc) TRANSITIVEscáthaigh verb  c m u 10 verb ART fill in area of picture etc TRANSITIVEscáthaigh verb  c m uscáthlínigh verb  c m u 11 verb informal SPOR win very narrowly TRANSITIVEthe goal helped them shade it in the end chuidigh an cúl leo an bua a fháil, más ar éigean féin éthey just about shaded it bhí siad oiread na fríde ní b'fhearr
phrases

light and shade

ART, MUSsolas agus scáth

to put sb/sth in the shade

(also

to put sb/sth into the shade

, to throw sb/sth into the shade

) an bláth a bhaint de dhuine/rudhis novel put all other books in the shade rug a úrscéal barr bua ar gach leabhar eile, d'fhág a úrscéal gach leabhar eile in áit na leathphingine

shades of sth

there are shades of the old man in his antics tá slisín den seanmhaide ina chuid geáitsíthere were shades of Kilkenny in the Antrim hurlers today chuirfeadh iománaithe Aontroma Cill Chainnigh i gcuimhne duit inniu

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