New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: drivel · shovel · shriek · shrill · shrine · snivel · strive · swivel · thrive · shrivelled
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  • GA > EN

shrivel

1 verb dry up and shrink
INTRANSITIVEsearg verb  c m ucríon verbfeoigh verbthe bulb shrivels away seargann an bhleib go dtí nach mbíonn dada fágtha
TRANSITIVEsearg verb  c m ucríon verbfeoigh verbthe fruits were shrivelled by the frost shearg an sioc na torthaí
2 verb weaken, reduce
INTRANSITIVElaghdaigh verb  c m ulagaigh verb  c m umeath verb  c m ucrap verb  c m uhis chances of winning shrivelled tháinig laghdú mór ar a sheans buachanthe party is shrivelling up and dying tá an páirtí ag meath agus ag dul i léigthe Irish-speaking areas are shrivelling tá na Gaeltachtaí ag crapadh
TRANSITIVElaghdaigh verb  c m ulagaigh verb  c m u

shrivelled

1 adjective dried out, shrunkenseargtha  c m u 2 adjective weakened, reducedlaghdaithe  c m ulagaithe  c m u