New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: tolling · yelling · tellingly · towelling · dwelling · shelling · spelling · swelling · trolling · billing
  • EN > GA
  • GA > EN
telling is a grammatical form of: tell »

telling

1 adjective revealingsuntasach adj1  c m ueven more telling, she didn't return níos suntasaí arís, níor fhill síwith telling effect go sonrach, go suntasach, go tábhachtach 2 adjective important or effectivesuntasach adj1  c m usonrach adj1  c m utábhachtach adj1  c m uthat's the most telling example I heard sin é an sampla ba thábhachtaí a chuala méshe made a couple of original and very telling points rinne sí cúpla pointe nua a bhí an-sonrach go deo
Show full entry 
3 noun relation (of story, joke)insint fem2  c m u the story lost nothing in the telling murar cuireadh leis an scéal níor baineadh de this story grows in the telling éiríonn an scéal seo níos fearr gach uair a insítear é
phrases

there's no telling

(also

no telling

) ag Dia atá a fhiosní fiosní heolthere's no telling what he'll do next ag Dia amháin atá a fhios cad é a dhéanfaidh sé anois

Phrases and Examples in other entries