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thousand

number
noun
adjective
pronoun
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1 number in counting, scorelines etcmíle  c m uthousand, thousand and one, ... míle, míle is a haon, ...what number comes before thousand? cén uimhir a thagann roimh mhíle?number thousand uimhir míle 2 number MATH general use in mathematicsmíle  c m ua thousand and a thousand is two thousand míle agus míle, sin dhá mhílea thousand minus three hundred makes seven hundred míle lúide trí chéad, sin seacht gcéaddivide the result by a thousand roinn an toradh ar mhílemultiply five by a thousand iolraigh a cúig faoi mhílea thousand times four is four thousand a ceathair faoi mhíle, sin ceithre mhíleto the power of a thousand i gcumhacht míle
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3 number in calendar expressionsmíle  c m uin two thousand and four in dhá mhíle is a ceathairin the year two thousand and ten sa bhliain dhá mhíle is a deich
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4 noun as a nounmíle masc4  c m uthe thousand is missing tá an míle ar lárhow many thousands are there? cá mhéad míle atá ann?there's a full stop after the thousand tá lánstad i ndiaidh an mhíle
adjective
5 adjective when counting thingsmíle  c m u
► (followed by singular noun in Irish)
a thousand days míle láa thousand times míle uairit cost a thousand dollars chosain sé míle dollarthe thousand square metres an míle méadar cearnach
6 adjective when counting peoplemíle  c m u
► (followed by singular noun in Irish)
two thousand people died fuair dhá mhíle duine bás
7 adjective as ordinal numbermíle  c m u 8 adjective MEAS in measurementsmíle  c m uit's a thousand km long tá sé míle km ar fadit weighs a thousand kilograms tá míle cileagram meáchain anna thousand litres of fuel míle lítear breoslait's a thousand miles from here tá sé míle míle as seo
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9 pronoun thousand thingsmíle ceann  c m umíle  c m uI bought a thousand of the shares cheannaigh mé míle ceann de na scaireanna, cheannaigh mé míle de na scaireannaa thousand of his animals are sick tá míle ceann dá chuid ainmhithe tinn, tá míle dá chuid ainmhithe tinnthat's a thousand of them sin míle ceann acu, sin míle acushe only wants a thousand níl ach míle ceann uaithi, níl ach míle ag teastáil uaithigive me a thousand or two more tabhair míle nó dhó eile dom 10 pronoun thousand peoplemíle duine  c m umíle  c m uthey laid off a thousand of the staff scaoileadar míle duine den fhoireann chun bealaigh, scaoileadar míle den fhoireann chun bealaigha thousand of them are qualified tá míle acu cáilithe, tá míle duine díobh cáilitheonly a thousand turned up níor tháinig ach míle duine, níor tháinig ach míle
phrases

thousands of

(also

a thousand

) na mílte  c m uthousands of pounds na mílte punt they came in their thousands (also they came by the thousands) tháinig na mílte acuyou could save thousands d'fhéadfá na mílte a shábháilthere are a thousand reasons tá míle cúis ann

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