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dark

adjective
noun
phrases
adjective
1 adjective lacking in lightdorcha adj3  c m uit was dark when we came home bhí sé dorcha nuair a thángamar abhaileit's getting dark tá sé ag éirí dorcha, tá sé ag dul ó sholasthe dark winter nights oícheanta dorcha an gheimhridhthe sky went dark d'éirigh an spéir dorchathey went into a dark room chuaigh siad isteach i seomra dorcha 2 adjective of objects, clothes etc: not paledorcha adj3  c m udubh adj1  c m uthe male has a darker face bíonn aghaidh níos dorcha ar an gceann fireannshe saw a dark shape in the water chonaic sí toirt dhubh san uiscehe was wearing a dark suit bhí culaith dhorcha air
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 adjective of colours: deepdorcha adj3  c m utrom adj1  c m udú- prefhe prefers dark colours is fearr leis dathanna dorchaI chose a darker shade roghnaigh mise imir níos dorchahe wore dark grey trousers bhí bríste liath dorcha air, bhí bríste dúliath airdark brown donn dorcha, donn trom, dúdhonndark blue gorm dorcha, gorm trom, dúghormdark green glas dorcha, glas trom, dúghlas 4 adjective of skin, hair, eyes: brown or blackdorcha adj3  c m udubh adj1  c m ushe has dark hair tá gruaig dhorcha uirthihe had dark eyes bhí súile dorcha aigea tall, dark and handsome stranger strainséir ard, dubh agus slachtmhar; strainséir ard dubh dóighiúil 5 adjective of skin colour: non-Caucasiangorm adj1  c m udubh adj1  c m u 6 adjective sinisterdorcha adj3  c m uhe has a very dark side to him tá tréithe an-dorcha anndark forces are affecting the country tá fórsaí dorcha ag dul i bhfeidhm ar an tír 7 adjective bleak, hopelessdorcha adj3  c m udubh adj1  c m ugruama adj3  c m uthings were looking dark bhí cuma ghruama ar chúrsaíit was a dark period in our history ba ré dhorcha inár stair éit's a dark day for them is é an lá dubh dóibh éit left a dark cloud over the country d'fhág sé an tír faoi néal dubhthis is a dark tale scéal gruama é seo 8 adjective grimly humorousdubh adj1  c m udorcha adj3  c m uthere's a lot of dark humour in his work tá cuid mhór greann dubh ina shaothar 9 adjective grim, menacingdorcha adj3  c m ubagrach adj1  c m uthe dark tone of his speech ton dorcha a óráidehe gave me a dark look d'amharc sé go bagrach orm 10 adjective hidden, secretrúnda adj3  c m ufolaigh  c m uceilte  c m ushe has a dark secret tá rún folaigh aiciin the dark corners of his mind i nduibheagán a intinne he kept it dark choinnigh sé aige féin é, ní dúirt sé dada faoi, ní dúirt sé focal faoi, níor lig sé air féin go raibh a fhios aige a dhath faoi 11 adjective in phonetics LINGleathan adj1  c m u 12 adjective THEAT of theatre: closeddúnta adj3  c m udruidte adj3  c m u
noun
13 noun lack of lightdorchadas masc1  c m udorchacht fem3  c m uwe headed home in the dark thugamar aghaidh ar an mbaile sa dorchadashe doesn't like the dark ní maith leis an dorchadasI couldn't see anything in the dark ní fhaca mé dada sa dorchadas, níor léir dom aon ní sa dorchachtkeep it in the dark for a month coinnigh sa dorchadas é ar feadh míosathey don't go out after dark ní théann siad amach tar éis thitim na hoíche, ní théann siad amach i ndiaidh dó dul ó sholasshe stayed until dark d'fhan sí go dtí gur éirigh sé dorchahe escaped in the dark of the night d'éalaigh sé i ndubh na hoíche, d'éalaigh sé i ndorchacht na hoíche, d'éalaigh sé faoi choim na hoíche
phrases

in the dark

we're still in the dark about the plans táimid fós dall ar na pleananna, nílimid ar an eolas go fóill faoi na pleananna, níl a fhios againn fós cad atá sna pleanannawe were kept in the dark níor tugadh aon eolas dúinn, níor insíodh faic dúinn

as dark as night

(also

as dark as pitch

) chomh dorcha le pollchomh dorcha is nár léir duit méar á cur i do shúil

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