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two

number
noun
adjective
pronoun
phrases
1 number in counting, telephone numbers, scorelines etca dó  c m uone, two, three a haon, a dó, a tríwhat number comes before two? cén uimhir a thagann roimh a dó?number two uimhir a dóto count in twos comhaireamh i ndónna, cuntas i ndónnaring extension nine seven two glaoigh ar fholíne a naoi a seacht a dóshe won two nil bhuaigh sí a dó a náid 2 number MATH in calculations, percentages etc  c m ua dó  c m u
► (in calculations)
a dó  c m utwo and two is four a dó agus a dó, sin a ceathairtwenty minus two makes eighteen fiche lúide a dó, sin a hocht déagdivide the result by two roinn an toradh ar a dómultiply five by two iolraigh a cúig faoi a dótwo times four is eight a ceathair faoi a dó, sin a hocht
► (in decimals)
a dó  c m utwo point two three a dó ponc a dó a trí, a dó pointe a dó a trí
► (in powers)
a dó  c m uto the power of two i gcumhacht a dó
► (in percentages)
  c m utwo per cent dó faoin gcéad
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3 number in time expressionsa dó  c m uit's two o'clock tá sé a dó a chlogit starts at two tosaíonn sé ar a dó, tosaíonn sé ag a dóit happened at two in the morning tharla sé ar a dó ar maidin, tharla sé ag a dó ar maidintwenty to two fiche chun a dó, fiche go dtí a dóquarter past two ceathrú i ndiaidh a dó, ceathrú tar éis a dóat two forty-five ag a dó daichead a cúig 4 number in calendar expressions  c m uin two thirteen in dhá chéad a trí déagin the year two sixty-two sa bhliain dó seasca a dó
noun
5 noun as a noun masc4  c m uthe two is missing tá an dó ar iarraidhhow many twos are there? cá mhéad dó atá ann?there's a zero after the two tá náid i ndiaidh an dóhe needs a double two tá dó dúbailte ag teastáil uaidh 6 noun GAMES in cards masc4  c m uhe has two twos and a king tá dhá dhó agus rí aigethe two of diamonds an dó muileata
adjective
7 adjective when counting thingsdhá  c m u
► (followed by singular noun in Irish)
two days dhá látwo numbers dhá uimhirtwo times dhá uairit has two parts tá dhá chuid annwe lost by two points chailleamar le dhá phointethey answered two questions d'fhreagair siad dhá cheisttwo heavy boxes dhá bhosca trom, dhá bhosca thromatwo small ones dhá cheann beag, dhá cheann bheagathe two red apples an dá úll dearg, an dá úll dheargatwo busy months dhá mhí ghnóthach, dhá mhí ghnóthachatwo busy weeks dhá sheachtain ghnóthach, dhá sheachtain ghnóthachathe two cold nights an dá oíche fhuar, an dá oíche fhuarathe two critical years an dá bhliain chriticiúil, an dá bhliain chriticiúlait cost two or three dollars chosain sé dó nó trí de dhollair
8 adjective when counting peoplebeirt  c m udhá  c m upéire  c m uthere were two women bhí beirt bhan ann, bhí dhá bhean annwe have two teachers tá beirt mhúinteoirí againn, tá dhá mhúinteoir againnthe two runners remaining an bheirt reathaithe atá fágtha, an dá reathaí atá fágtha 9 adjective as ordinal numbera dó  c m upart two of the course cuid a dó den chúrsaat the beginning of chapter two ag tús chaibidil a dócontestant number two iomaitheoir uimhir a dóin year two i mbliain a dóthis is day two of the protest is é seo an dara lá den agóid 10 adjective in age expressionsdhá bhliain d'aoishe's two years old tá sé dhá bhliain d'aoisshe's two tá sí a dóchildren under the age of two páistí faoi bhun dhá bliain d'aois 11 adjective MEAS in measurementsdhá  c m uit's two cm long tá sé dhá cm ar fadit weighs two kilograms tá dhá chileagram meáchain anntwo litres of fuel dhá lítear breoslait's two miles from here tá sé dhá mhíle as seo 12 adjective MEAS, CLOTH in clothing sizes etca dó  c m usize two shoes bróga de mhéid a dóshe's a size two méid a dó a chaitheann sí, a dó a thógann sído you have them in size two? an bhfuil siad agaibh i méid a dó?
pronoun
13 pronoun two thingsdhá cheann  c m ubeirt  c m upéire  c m uI read two of the stories léigh mé dhá cheann de na scéalta, léigh mé beirt de na scéalta, léigh mé péire de na scéaltatwo of his horses are sick tá dhá cheann dá chuid capall tinn, tá beirt dá chuid capall tinn, tá péire dá chuid capall tinnthat's two of them sin dhá cheann acu, sin beirt acu, sin péire acushe only wants two níl ach dhá cheann uaithi, níl ach péire ag teastáil uaithi, níl ach beirt de dhíth uirthigive me two or three more tabhair dhá cheann nó trí cinn eile dom, tabhair beirt nó triúr eile dom, tabhair péire nó trí cinn eile dom 14 pronoun two peoplebeirt  c m upéire  c m udís  c m uthere are two of us tá beirt againn ann, tá péire againn annhe met two of the staff bhuail sé le beirt den fhoireanntwo of them are qualified tá beirt acu cáilithe, tá beirt díobh cáilithe, tá péire acu cáilitheonly two turned up níor tháinig ach beirtI'll call one or two more glaofaidh mé ar dhuine nó beirt eilethe Irish two came third tháinig beirt na hÉireann sa tríú háit
phrases

to be in two minds

bheith idir dhá chomhairleI'm in two minds about applying tá mé idir dhá chomhairle faoi iarratas a chur isteach

in two shakes

(also

in two shakes of a lamb's tail

) ar an bpointe boisein áit na mbonni mbomaite

to put two and two together

a oibriú amach cad atá i gceista oibriú amach cad atá ag tarlú

to put two and two together and make five

an mheabhair mhícheart a bhaint as rudaítátal iomrallach a bhaint as rudaí

that makes two of us

tá beirt againn annsin beirt againn, mar sintuigeann Tadhg Taidhgín

the terrible twos

cantal an dá bhliain

there are two sides to every story

bíonn dhá thaobh ar gach scéalbíonn dhá leagan ar gach scéal

two a penny

chomh fairsing le móinchomh fairsing le féar

two can play at that game

cor in aghaidh an chaim agus cam in aghaidh an choirfilleann an feall ar an bhfeallaire

two heads are better than one

is fearr dhá chloigeann ná ceannní neart go cur le chéile

two hearts that beat as one

dís ar aon aigne

two's company, three's a crowd

milleann triúr cuideachta beirte

two wrongs don't make a right

ní dhearna dhá bhréag riamh aon fhírinne

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