New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: smelter · swelter · sheltered · belter · halter · salter · shearer · sheer · shelled · shelve
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shelter

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noun
1 noun protectionfoscadh masc1  c m ufothain fem3  c m uthey took shelter from the rain chuaigh siad ar foscadh ón mbáisteach, chuaigh siad faoin bhfothain ón bhfearthainnshe stood in the shelter of the tree sheas sí ar fhoscadh an chrainn, sheas sí ar foscadh faoin gcrann 2 noun building, structurescáthlán masc1  c m ufoscadán mascunderground shelter foscadán faoi thalamh
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3 noun refuge for people in distressbrú masc4  c m udídean fem2  c m uhomeless shelter brú do dhaoine gan dídeannight shelter brú oíche 4 noun for animalsdídean fem2  c m utearmann masc1  c m uanimal shelter dídean ainmhithe 5 noun place to livedídean fem2  c m udíon masc1  c m uthey need food and shelter tá bia agus dídean uathu
verb
6 verb from weather
INTRANSITIVEtéigh ar foscadhtéigh faoin bhfothainwe had to shelter from a heavy shower bhí orainn dul ar foscadh ó chith trom
TRANSITIVEfoscadh a thabhairt dofothain a dhéanamh dothe garden is sheltered by trees tá foscadh ag an ngairdín ó chrainn
7 verb from bad situation etc
TRANSITIVEdídean a thabhairt dotearmann a thabhairt do
INTRANSITIVEtéigh ar foscadhthey sheltered under the table chuaigh siad ar foscadh faoin mbord
8 verb protect from sth bad TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m usábháil verb  c m uhe sheltered her from the truth chosain sé ar an bhfírinne í 9 verb FIN place money to avoid tax TRANSITIVEcuir faoi scáth

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