New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: stinking · linking · pinking · singing · winking · shrinking · blinking · chinking · drinking · smirking
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sinking

1 noun MIL, NAUT of vessel masc4  c m uthree crew members survived the sinking tháinig triúr ball foirne slán nuair a bádh an longafter the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 tar éis an Lusitania a chur go tóin poill sa bhliain 1915 2 noun IND excavationsuncáil  c m utochailt fem2  c m uthe work includes the sinking of a new shaft suncálfar poll nua mar chuid den obair, cuimsíonn an obair tochailt poll nuathe ground was too soft for the sinking of a well bhí an talamh róbhog le tobar a thochailt
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3 adjective in process of going undershe managed to get away from the sinking ship d'éirigh léi éalú ón long a bhí ag dul faoi, thug sí na cosa léi ón long a bhí ag dul go tóin poillthey saw two sinking boats chonaic siad dhá bhád ag dul faoi
phrases

a sinking feeling

(also

that sinking feeling

) ísliú meanmanlagú misnighmeath misnighI had a terrible sinking feeling tháinig an-imní orm, mheath an misneach orm, thuig mé gur bhocht an chinniúint a bhí romhamI'm beginning to get that same sinking feeling tá an t-ísliú meanman céanna ag teacht ar ais chugam, tá an scáth céanna ag teacht orm arís, mothaím an faitíos céanna arísshe felt that familiar sinking feeling mhothaigh sí an misneach ag teip uirthi arís eile, tháinig an tseanimní chéanna uirthi arís