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sleep

1. noun slumber2. noun PHYSIOL secretion from eyes 3. verb be or fall asleep4. verb rest when dead5. verb be sleepy6. verb TOUR accommodate for sleeping
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1 noun slumbercodladh masc  c m usuan masc1  c m uchildren need plenty of sleep bíonn neart codlata ag teastáil ó leanaíI didn't get a wink of sleep níor chodail mé néal, ní dhearna mé néal codlatait kept me from sleep chuir sé ó chodladh na hoíche mésound sleep codladh sámhI had a very long sleep rinne mé codladh an traonaigh, rinne mé codladh an tsicínI only had a very light sleep ní raibh agam ach codladh gé , ní bhfuair mé ach codladh giorriashe had a brief sleep rinne sí dreas codlataI need my beauty sleep teastaíonn mo chuid codlata uaimhe's past his sleep tá sé thar a chodladh, tá sé thar am codlata aigea good night's sleep oíche mhaith chodlataI lost a couple of hours' sleep chaill mé cúpla uair an chloig codlata 2 noun PHYSIOL secretion from eyes sramaí  c m uramallae masc4she rubbed the sleep from her eyes chuimil sí na sramaí dá súile
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3 verb be or fall asleep
INTRANSITIVEcodail verb  c m ubheith i do chodladhthey were sleeping bhí siad ina gcodladhsleep tight! codladh sámh!, codail go sámh!I slept like a log rinne mé codladh an róinhe's sleeping like a baby tá sé ina chnap codlataI slept right through the night chodail mé an oíche ar fad, chodail mé ar feadh na hoíchethe children slept on chodail na leanaí leo
TRANSITIVEcodail verb  c m ushe slept ten hours chodail sí deich n-uair an chloighe didn't sleep a wink all night ní bhfuair sé néal codlata an oíche ar fad
4 verb euphemistic especially literary rest when dead INTRANSITIVEmay he sleep in peace suaimhneas síoraí dá anam 5 verb especially literary be sleepy INTRANSITIVENew York, the city that never sleeps Nua-Eabhrac, an chathair nach dtéann aon stad uirthi riamh 6 verb especially TOUR accommodate for sleeping TRANSITIVEthe apartment sleeps two tá áit chodlata do bheirt san árasán
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to be able to do sth in your sleep

(also

can do sth in your sleep

) she could do that in her sleep ní haon nath aici é sin, tagann sé sin go réidh léi, dhéanfadh sí é sin agus a dhá súil dúnta

to cry yourself to sleep

he cried himself to sleep thit a chodladh air le caoineadh

to get back to sleep

titim i do chodladh an athuairathchodladh a dhéanamh

to get to sleep

titim i do chodladh

to be overcome by sleep

I was overcome by sleep fuair an codladh an ceann is fearr orm

to go back to sleep

titim i do chodladh an athuairathchodladh a dhéanamh

to go to sleep

1 fall asleepdul a chodladhtitim i do chodladh 2 informal become numbmy foot has gone to sleep tá codladh grifín i mo chos, tá mo chos imithe a chodladh, tá mo chos bodhar

in your sleep

he was talking in his sleep bhí sé ag caint ina chodladh, bhí sé ag caint as a chodladh

to put sb to sleep

1 send asleepcodladh a chur ar dhuineduine a chur chun suain 2 (also

send to sleep

) borehe was sending me to sleep with his long-windedness bhí sé do mo bhodhrú lena chuid fadálachta
3 VET, euphemistic kill humanelycuir a chodladhcuir síos

to sing to sleep

(also

lull to sleep

, rock to sleep

) I sang the baby to sleep chuir mé an páiste a chodladh le hamhrán, chealg mé an páiste chun suain le ceol

the sleep of the dead

they slept the sleep of the dead chodail siad go sámh, rinne siad codladh na bhfíréan

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