New English-Irish Dictionary
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where

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adverb
1 adverb at what place? in what location?  c m ucá háit  c m ucén áit  c m ucad é an áitwhere are you? cá bhfuil tú?, cá háit a bhfuil tú?, cén áit a bhfuil tú?where will we play the game? cá n-imreoimid an cluiche?where did you hear that? cár chuala tú é sin?where exactly is the office? cá háit go díreach a bhfuil an oifig? 2 adverb at what stage, point of development?  c m ucá háit  c m ucén áit  c m uwhere would we be without computers! cá mbeimis gan ríomhairí!, céard a dhéanfaimis gan ríomhairí!where do I come into all of this? cén bhaint atá aige seo ar fad liomsa?
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3 adverb in what feeling, action, state?it's your own class so where's the problem? is é do rang féin é mar sin cén deacracht a bheadh leis?, is é do rang féin é mar sin cá bhfuil an fhadhb?where are your manners? cá bhfuil do bhéasa?, cár fhág tú do bhéasa?where's the harm in that? cén dochar é sin?, cad é an dochar é sin?where's the good if they don't learn anything? cén mhaith é mura bhfoghlaimíonn siad aon rud? 4 adverb to what place, situation?where are you going? cá bhfuil tú ag dul?, cá háit a bhfuil tú ag dul?, cén áit a bhfuil tú ag dul?where's this leading us? cá bhfuilimid ag dul leis seo?, cá háit a bhfuil sé seo ár dtabhairt? 5 adverb from which place?where did she get the money? cá bhfuair sí an t-airgead?where was he from? cárbh as é?, cad as dó? 6 adverb in, at, from a/the place, point thatáit  c m umar  c m uthere are nettles where the house once was tá neantóga san áit a raibh an teach tráth, tá neantóga mar a raibh an teach tráthshe found a spot where there was no wind fuair sí áit nach raibh aon ghaoth annwe reached the stage where we had to get a loan tháinig an t-am go raibh orainn iasacht a fháil 7 adverb to a/the place, point thatáit  c m umar  c m uwe're going where there are no shops táimid ag dul chuig áit nach bhfuil aon siopaí ann 8 adverb circumstance, point in time: at or in whichlet's start where we left off tosaímis san áit ar stopamar cheanathey're lots of examples where criminals were set free tá neart samplaí ann de choirpigh a bheith á scaoileadh saorwe now have a situation where the population is falling is é an chaoi a bhfuil cúrsaí anois ná go bhfuil an daonra ag titim
pronoun
9 pronoun place, location whicháit  c m uwe now know where they're going to build is eol dúinn anois cén áit a mbeidh siad ag tógáilwhere we differ is in the price an praghas an difríocht atá eadrainn, is é an áit a bhfuil difríocht eadrainn ná sa phraghaswe went to visit where my father was born chuamar ar cuairt chuig an áit ar rugadh m'athairI don't know where you get these ideas from níl a fhios agam cá bhfaigheann tú na smaointe seo, níl a fhios agam cárb as a bhfaigheann tú na smaointe seowhere are you calling from? cad as a bhfuil tú ag glaoch?that's where they all are! sin an áit a bhfuil siad uile!, is ansin atá siad uile!
conjunction
10 conjunction at any/every place, in any/every circumstance thatáit  c m umar  c m udon't ride where cycling is not permitted ná téigh ag rothaíocht san áit nach bhfuil sé ceadaithewe slept where we could chodlaíomar pé áit arbh fhéidir linn, chodlaíomar cibé áit a bhféadfaimiswhere I'm concerned chomh fada agus a bhaineann sé liomsawhere there's agreement mar a bhfuil comhaontú, áit a bhfuil comhaontúwhere there's a will, there's a way áit a bhfuil toil tá bealach proverb , tnúth a threabhas proverb we're making improvements where possible táimid ag feabhsú rudaí de réir mar is féidir 11 conjunction whereasáit  c m ushe kept her cool where I'd have lost it coinnigh sí guaim uirthi féin áit a gcaillfinnse an ceann
phrases

where it's at

very informalthis is where it's at seo é an áit le bheith, seo é an áit a bhfuil an chraic, seo é an áit a bhfuil an gabhar á róstadh

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