New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: shaken · shaker · hake · sake · shade · shaky · shale · shame · shape · share
  • EN > GA
  • GA > EN

shake

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb because of cold, fear etc INTRANSITIVEbheith ar creathadhbheith ar criththe young boy was shaking with fear bhí an buachaill óg ar creathadh le faitíos, bhí an buachaill óg ar crith le faitíos 2 verb (of voice) sound unsteady INTRANSITIVEher voice shook with sorrow bhí creathán ina glór le brón, bhí tocht bróin ina glór
Show full entry 
3 verb (of object) move rapidly INTRANSITIVEbheith ag croitheadhbheith ar criththe branches shook bhí na craobhacha ag croitheadh, bhí na craobhacha ar crith 4 verb make move; agitate TRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m ucroitheadh a bhaint asthe wind shook the windows bhain an ghaoth croitheadh as na fuinneogahe shook the bottle well bhain sé croitheadh maith as an mbuidéal 5 verb brandish (fist, weapon) TRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m ushe shook her fist at him bhagair sí a dorn air, chroith sí a dorn air 6 verb push and pull (person) TRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m ucroitheadh a bhaint ashe shook me awake dhúisigh sé mé do mo chroitheadh 7 verb deliberately move (yourself) TRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m ushe shook herself from her trance chroith sí í féin ón támhnéal 8 verb move or shock deeply TRANSITIVEpreab a bhaint asscanraigh verb  c m ucorraigh verb  c m uthe end of the film really shook the audience bhain deireadh an scannáin preab cheart as an lucht féachana 9 verb weaken; make less sure TRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m ucroitheadh a bhaint asthe government was shaken by the protests bhain na hagóidí croitheadh as an rialtas, bhain na hagóidí siar as an rialtasthe accident shook me a bit bhain an timpiste croitheadh beag asam, bhí mé sách croite ag an timpiste, bhain an timpiste siar asamtheir faith in the church was shaken by the scandal chroith an scannal a muinín san eaglais 10 verb get rid of (feeling, illness etc) TRANSITIVEI managed to shake the cold d'éirigh liom an slaghdán a chur díom, tá an slaghdán curtha díom agam
noun
11 noun COOK small amount shaken from containercrothán masc1  c m ucroitheadh masc  c m ua shake of icing sugar croitheadh siúcra reoáin, pinsín siúcra reoáin, gráinne siúcra reoáin 12 noun shaking movementcroitheadh masc  c m uthe horse gave herself a vigorous shake bhain an capall croitheadh maith aisti féin, chroith an capall í féin go maith 13 noun tremor, tremblingcreathadh masc1  c m ucrith masc3  c m u 14 noun head gesture meaning 'no'croitheadh masc  c m ua shake of the head croitheadh cinn, croitheadh de do chloigeann 15 noun handshakecroitheadh láimhe  c m u 16 noun FOOD milkshakecreathán bainne  c m usmúdaí  c m u 17 noun very short timemeandar masc1  c m utamaillín masc4  c m ubomaite masc4  c m unóiméad masc1  c m ushe'll be back in a half a shake beidh sí ar ais faoi cheann leathmheandair, beidh sí ar ais i gceann dhá bhomaite
phrases

a fair shake

informal (especially US) cothrom na Féinneseans cothromdeis chóir

all shook up

(US), informal trína chéilecroite

in two shakes of a lamb's tail

i bhfaiteadh na súlar an bpointe boisear iompú do bhoise

more ... than you could shake a stick at

informal, humorous he's written more books than you could shake a stick at tá leabhair gan áireamh scríofa aige, liosta gan áireamh na leabhair atá scríofa aige, níl comhaireamh ar a bhfuil de leabhair scríofa aige

no great shakes

informal the hotel was no great shakes ní raibh an t-óstán thar mholadh beirte, ní raibh an t-óstán rómhaith, ní raibh mórán cuma ar an óstánI'm no great shakes at DIY níl mise rómhaith ag an DIY, ní mise is fearr ag an DIY

to shake your booty

humorous , informal (also

to shake your ass

vulgar) do thóin a chroitheadhdo thóin a bhogadhdo chaid a chur amach ag damhsa

to shake your finger at sb

do mhéar a chroitheadh ar dhuinebagairt ar dhuine le do mhéar

to shake hands

(also

shake hands with sb

, shake sb's hand

, shake sb by the hand

) lámha a chroitheadh

to shake your head

do cheann a chroitheadhdo chloigeann a chroitheadh

to shake in your boots

(also

to shake in your shoes

) bheith ar crith i do chraiceannbheith ar crith le faitíosI was shaking in my boots before the interview bhí mé an-neirbhíseach roimh an agallamh

to shake a leg

1 hurry updeifir a dhéanamhbrostú ort 2 dancedreas rince a dhéanamhceáfar damhsa a dhéanamhcúpla steip a dhéanamh

to shake like a leaf

bheith ar crithbheith ar crith i do chraiceannbheith ar bharr amháin creatha

Phrases and Examples in other entries