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small

1. adjective size, amount2. adjective minor3. adjective fee, grant etc4. adjective young5. adjective lower-case6. adjective quiet, low7. adjective humiliated8. adverb COOK cut into little pieces
phrases
1 adjective size, amountbeag adj1  c m uthere's a small increase tá méadú beag annthe town was much smaller then bhí an baile i bhfad níos lú an uair sinit has a small population tá pobal beag ann it cost me a small fortune also humorous chosain sé lab orm, chosain sé an t-uafás airgid orm, chosain sé lán cráige ormit's slightly smaller tá sé beagán níos lú, tá sé buille beag níos lú, tá sé ruainne beag níos lú, tá sé rud beag níos lúthe potatoes are small in size tá na prátaí beag, níl méid mhór sna prátaíshe's smaller in height than him tá sí níos ísle ná é, níl sí chomh hard leisthe city is too small tá an chathair róbheag his shirt is too small for him tá a léine róbheag aige, tá a léine róbheag air, tá a léine róbheag dó my shoes are a size too small for me tá mo bhróga tomhas amháin róbheag agam, tá mo bhróga tomhas amháin róbheag domthe dress is available in small, medium or large tá an gúna le fáil i dtomhas beag, meánmhéide nó mór 2 adjective minorbeag adj1  c m umion- prefthey have a small problem tá fadhb bheag acu, tá mionfhadhb acuI need a small favour tá gar beag uaim I helped them in a small way chabhraigh mé leo de bheagán, thug mé beagán cúnaimh dóibh, thug mé beagán cuidithe dóibh there's the small matter of debt tá ceist bheag na bhfiach le réiteachthat's no small achievement for a small company ní beag an t-éacht é sin do chomhlacht beag, ní haon dóithín é sin do chomhlacht beag it helped us in no small way chabhraigh sé linn ar bhealach nach beag, chuidigh sé linn ar bhealach nach beag safety is no small concern is cúis imní nach beag í an tsábháilteacht, ceist thromchúiseach go leor í an tsábháilteacht that was small comfort to them ba bheag an sólás é sin dóibh
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3 adjective fee, grant etcbeag adj1  c m ushe'll get a small grant gheobhaidh sí deontas beaghe bought it for a small fee cheannaigh sé é ar airgead beag, cheannaigh sé é ar bheagán airgid, cheannaigh sé é ar phinginí beaga 4 adjective youngbeag adj1  c m uóg adj1  c m uhe has two small children tá beirt pháistí beaga aige, tá beirt pháistí óga aigewhen I was small nuair a bhí mé beag, nuair a bhí mé óg 5 adjective lower-caseshe wrote it in small letters scríobh sí é le litreacha beaga it's spelt with a small 's' le 's' beag a litrítear é 6 adjective quiet, lowshe heard small voices chuala sí glórtha ísle, chuala sí glórtha laga 7 adjective humiliated she felt small bhí náire uirthi, bhí sí náirithe he made them feel small náirigh sé iad he makes me look small cuireann sé droch-chuma orm, déanann sé a bheag díom 8 adverb also COOK cut into little pieces they cut it up small ghearr siad ina phíosaí beaga éhe folded the coat up small d'fhill sé an cóta go dtí go raibh sé beag
phrases

it's a small world

(also

small world

) nach é an domhan atá beagcastar na daoine ar a chéileis fánach an áit a bhfaighfeá gliomach

be small beer

(also

be small potatoes

(usually US) informal we're small beer compared to him níl aon tábhacht linne i gcomparáid leis-sean

small of the back

(also

small of your back

) ANAT caoldroimcaol an dromabun an dromaíochtar an droma

small wonder that ...

small wonder that he went home ní hiontas ar bith é go ndeachaigh sé abhaile, ní haon ionadh é go ndeachaigh sé abhaile

sth is small beer

(also

sth is small potatoes

(usually US) informal it's small beer ní fiú faic é, ní fiú dada é

with a small c / s / etc

he was a socialist with a small 's' sóisialaí le 's' beag a bhí ann, sóisialach a bhí ann ar a bhealach féin

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