New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: astern · tern · cistern · eastern · postern · sternly · sternum · western · intern · stereo
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stern

1 adjective serious, angrydáiríre  c m ucrosta adj3  c m uhe had a stern look on his face bhí cuma chrosta air, bhí cuma dháiríre airshe spoke to him in a stern voice labhair sí leis agus míshásamh ina guth, labhair sí go borb leis 2 adjective severedian  c m ucrua  c m uthey issued a stern warning d'eisigh siad rabhadh dianthey came in for stern criticism rinneadh cáineadh géar orthushe had stern words for him bhí cúpla focal aici leis, thug sí amach dó
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3 adjective difficultdeacair  c m udian  c m ucrua  c m uit was a stern challenge dúshlán deacair ab ea éstern decisions need to be made is gá cinntí crua a dhéanamh 4 noun NAUT back of boatdeireadh masc1  c m uposta masc4  c m ustern deck deic dheiridhstern light solas deiridh
phrases

to be made of sterner stuff

I thought you were made of sterner stuff shíl mé go raibh mianach níos fearr ná sin ionat, cheap mé go raibh tú níos crua ná sin