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sprinkle

1 verb drop small amounts TRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m uspréigh verbhe sprinkled a little sugar on the cake chroith sé beagán siúcra ar an gcácasprinkle the seeds over the soil croith na síolta ar an gcrésprinkle the board with flour croith gráinne plúir ar an gclár 2 noun small fallen amountgráinnín masc4crothán masc1  c m ua sprinkle of salt gráinnín salainn, crothán salainn, pinsín salainna sprinkle of rain braonta beaga báistí, spreachall fearthainne
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3 noun FOOD sweet toppingcrothán milis 4 noun a little of sthbeagán masc1  c m uthere are sprinkles of humour in the film tá beagán grinn anseo agus ansiúd sa scannánthere was a sprinkle of applause thug cúpla duine anseo is ansiúd bualadh bos
phrases

to be sprinkled with sth

bheith breac le rudbheith clúdaithe le rudthe report is sprinkled with accusations tá an tuairisc breac le líomhaintí, tá líomhaintí go leor sa tuairisc

to be sprinkled around

bheith scaipthe tharthouses are sprinkled around the valley tá tithe scaipthe ar fud an ghleanna, tá tithe scaipthe thart timpeall an ghleanna

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