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wing

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun ZOOL of bird, insect, etcsciathán masc1  c m ueite fem4  c m ueiteog fem2  c m u the bird was flapping its wings bhí an t-éan ag bualadh a sciathán 2 FOOD (also chicken wing) noun of cooked chickeneite sicín  c m u
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun AERO of planesciathán masc1  c m u 4 noun AUTO of vehiclecliathán masc1  c m ufront wing cliathán tosaighrear wing cliathán cúil 5 noun ARCHIT of buildingsciathán masc1  c m u 6 noun of organisationeite fem4  c m uthe military wing of the movement eite mhíleata na gluaiseachtapolitical wing eite pholaitiúil 7 noun MIL unit, sectionsciathán masc1  c m u 8 noun SPOR side of fieldcliathán masc1  c m uhe plays on the right wing imríonn sé ar an gcliathán deas 9 noun RUGBY playercliathánaí masc4  c m u
verb
10 verb go quickly
INTRANSITIVEtéigh go tapa VProp verb  c m u it came winging back to me ba ghearr go raibh sé ar ais chugam
TRANSITIVEhe winged it back home dheifrigh sé ar ais abhaile she's winging her way there tá sí ag déanamh a bealaigh ansin
11 verb fly
INTRANSITIVEeitil verb  c m u
TRANSITIVEeitil verb  c m u
12 verb injure, disable TRANSITIVEleon sa sciathánsciathán a fhágáil síos leto wing sb informal dealg a chur i sáil duine
phrases

in the wings

ar na cliatháin

on a wing and a prayer

informal ar éigeanar éigean Dé

on the wing

ar eitear eiteogto rise on the wing éirí ar eiteog

to spread your wings

(also

to stretch your wings

) 1 do different thingstabhairt faoi rudaí nua 2 go to different placesdul níos faide ó bhaile

to take sb under your wing

duine a thógáil faoi do chúramduine a thógáil faoi do choimirce

to take wing

1 start flyingtosú ag eitiltdul ar eiteog 2 become successfultosú ag déanamh dul chun cinnthe scheme never took wing ní raibh bun ceart riamh faoin scéim

under the wing of sb

faoi stiúir duinefaoi choimirce duine

to wing it

informal seiftiú leat