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bubble

1. noun of air, gas2. noun short period of success3. noun temporary state of happiness etc4. noun circle around words in cartoon etc5. noun globe-like structure6. noun MED sealed environment7. verb ripple8. verb persist 1 noun of air, gasbolgán masc1  c m uboilgeog fem2  c m uthere were bubbles in the soup bhí súilíní ar an anraithto blow bubbles bolgáin a shéideadh, boilgíní a dhéanamhair bubbles bolgáin aeir, boilgeoga aeir 2 noun short period of successbolgán masc1  c m uboilgeog fem2  c m uthe bubble theory teoiric an bholgáina bubble in the housing market bolgán sa mhargadh tithíochtaprice bubble boilgeog phraghsanna
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3 noun temporary state of happiness etcshe existed in a bubble of happiness for those two days bhí sí sna flaithis an dá lá sinthat news burst my bubble bhain an scéala sin an ghaoth as mo sheolta 4 noun (also speech bubble) circle around words in cartoon etcbolgán cainte 5 noun globe-like structurebolgán masc1  c m ucruinneog fem2  c m u 6 noun MED sealed environmentbolgán masc1  c m u 7 verb ripple INTRANSITIVEbheith ag boilgearnachboilgearnaigh verb  c m uheat the liquid until bubbling téigh an leacht go mbeidh sé ag boilgearnachleave it bubbling away on the stove fág ag boilgearnach leis ar an sorn é 8 verb persist INTRANSITIVEthere are problems bubbling away in the background tá fadhbanna ag fabhrú sa chúlra, tá fadhbanna ag brúchtaíl sa chúlrathe conspiracy is still bubbling away tá uisce faoi thalamh fós anntheir prejudice will soon bubble to the surface ní fada go nochtfar a gclaontacht