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sow

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1 verb AGR, HORT plant (seeds) TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m usíolaigh verb  c m uI sowed some lettuce seeds chuir mé roinnt síolta leitíse 2 verb AGR, HORT plant (crop) TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m usíolaigh verb  c m ugrass is best sown in autumn is fearr síol féir a chur san fhómhar
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3 verb AGR, HORT plant (land) with seeds TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m usíolaigh verb  c m uone field was sown with wheat cuireadh cruithneacht i ngort amháin, bhí gort amháin faoi chruithneacht 4 verb create (confusion, doubt etc) TRANSITIVEcothaigh verb  c m uit sowed doubts in my mind chothaigh sé an t-amhras ionam, bhuail amhras mé dá bharr
phrases

to sow the seeds of sth

(also

to sow seeds of sth

) (also

to plant (the) seeds of sth

) síol ruda a churthis sowed the seeds of unrest in the community chuir sé seo míshuaimhneas ar an bpobal, chothaigh sé seo corraíl sa phobal

sow

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noun ZOOLcráin fem5  c m ucráin mhuicesow sty fail cránach
phrases

(you can't) make a silk purse out of a sow's ear

proverb cuir síoda ar ghabhar agus is gabhar i gcónaí éis deacair olann a bhaint de ghabhar