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wear away

1 (v + adv) bone, inscription, etc INTRANSITIVEcreim verb  c m uimigh as PhrV  c m uthe bone is nearly worn away tá an chnámh beagnach caite, tá an chnámh beagnach creimthethe inscription has worn away tá an inscríbhinn imithe, tá an inscríbhinn caite 2 (v + adv) grass, rock, etc TRANSITIVEcreim verb  c m uthe sea is wearing away the rock tá an fharraige ag creimeadh na carraigethe names on the monument were worn away by the weather bhí na hainmneacha ar an leacht creimthe ag an aimsir, bhí na hainmneacha ar an leacht caite ag an aimsir → see wear