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deaf

1 adjective hearing impairedbodhar adj1  c m u to become deaf éirí bodhar, an éisteacht a chailleadhshe's slightly deaf tá moill bheag éisteachta uirthia profoundly deaf child páiste atá bodhar amach is amach, páiste atá bodhar ar fad to be born deaf bheith bodhar ó bhroinn, bheith bodhar ó rugadh thú 2 adjective unwilling to listenthe authorities were deaf to our demands rinne na húdaráis neamhiontas dár gcuid éileamh, thug na húdaráis neamhaird ar ár gcuid éileamh

the deaf

(also the Deaf) noundaoine bodhra
phrases

as deaf as a post

(also

deaf as a post

) informalchomh bodhar le slischomh bodhar le cloch

to fall on deaf ears

our request has fallen on deaf ears níor tugadh aird ar bith ar ár n-iarratas, tugadh an chluas bhodhar dár n-iarratas

to turn a deaf ear to sb

neamhaird a thabhairt ar dhuinean chluas bhodhar a thabhairt do dhuineneamhiontas a dhéanamh de dhuine