New English-Irish Dictionary
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whiten

1 verb make or become white
TRANSITIVEgeal  c m ubánaigh verb  c m uit whitens their teeth gealann sé a bhfiaclathe sea was whitened by the moonlight bhí dath geal ar an bhfarraige faoi sholas na gealaí
INTRANSITIVEbánaigh verb  c m ugeal  c m uéirigh bán PhrVéirigh geal PhrVher hair is whitening tá a cuid gruaige ag éirí gealhis face whitened bhánaigh sé san aghaidh, d'éirigh sé geal bán san aghaidh
2 verb cover with snow etc TRANSITIVEdath bán a chur ardath geal a chur ar