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four

number
noun
adjective
pronoun
phrases
1 number in counting, telephone numbers, scorelines etca ceathair  c m uthree, four, five a trí, a ceathair, a cúigwhat number comes before four? cén uimhir a thagann roimh a ceathair?number four uimhir a ceathairto count in fours comhaireamh i gceathaireanna, cuntas i gceathaireannaring extension nine seven four glaoigh ar fholíne a naoi a seacht a ceathairshe won four nil bhuaigh sí a ceathair a náid 2 number MATH general use in mathematicsceathair  c m ua ceathair  c m u
► (in calculations)
a ceathair  c m ufour and four is eight a ceathair agus a ceathair, sin a hochttwenty minus four makes sixteen fiche lúide a ceathair, sin a sé déagdivide the result by four roinn an toradh ar a ceathairmultiply five by four iolraigh a cúig faoi a ceathairfour times four is sixteen a ceathair faoi a ceathair, sin a sé déag
► (in decimals)
a ceathair  c m ufour point four three a ceathair ponc a ceathair a trí, a ceathair pointe a ceathair a trí
► (in powers)
a ceathair  c m uto the power of four i gcumhacht a ceathair
► (in percentages)
ceathair  c m ufour per cent ceathair faoin gcéad
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 number in time expressionsa ceathair  c m uit's four o'clock tá sé a ceathair a chlogit starts at four tosaíonn sé ar a ceathair, tosaíonn sé ag a ceathairit happened at four in the morning tharla sé ar a ceathair ar maidin, tharla sé ag a ceathair ar maidintwenty to four fiche chun a ceathair, fiche go dtí a ceathairquarter past four ceathrú i ndiaidh a ceathair, ceathrú tar éis a ceathairat four forty-five ag a ceathair daichead a cúig 4 number in calendar expressionsceathair  c m uin four thirteen i gceithre chéad a trí déagin the year four sixty-two sa bhliain ceathair seasca a dó
noun
5 noun as a nounceathair masc4  c m uthe four is missing tá an ceathair ar lárhow many fours are there? cá mhéad ceathair atá ann?there's a zero after the four tá náid i ndiaidh an cheathairhe needs a double four tá ceathair dúbailte ag teastáil uaidh 6 noun GAMES in cardsceathair masc4  c m uhe has two fours and a king tá dhá cheathair agus rí aigethe four of diamonds an ceathair muileata 7 noun SPOR in cricketceathair masc4  c m uhe hit two fours and a single bhuail sé dhá cheathair agus singil
adjective
8 adjective when counting thingsceithre  c m u
► (followed predominantly by singular noun in Irish)
four days ceithre láfour numbers ceithre uimhirit has four parts tá ceithre chuid annwe lost by four points chailleamar le ceithre phointethey answered four questions d'fhreagair siad ceithre cheistfour heavy boxes ceithre bhosca trom, ceithre bhosca thromathe four red apples na ceithre úll dearg, na ceithre úll dheargafour busy months ceithre mhí ghnóthach, ceithre mhí ghnóthachathe four cold nights na ceithre oíche fhuar, na ceithre oíche fhuarait cost four or five dollars chosain sé ceathair nó cúig de dhollair
► (with certain nouns in Irish which take a plural form after the number 4)
four times ceithre huairefour busy weeks ceithre seachtaine gnóthachafour small ones ceithre cinn bheagathe four critical years na ceithre bliana criticiúla
9 adjective when counting peopleceathrar  c m uceithre  c m uthere were four women bhí ceathrar ban annwe have four teachers tá ceathrar múinteoirí againn, tá ceithre mhúinteoir againnthe four runners remaining an ceathrar reathaithe atá fágtha, na ceithre reathaí atá fágtha 10 adjective as ordinal numbera ceathair  c m upart four of the course cuid a ceathair den chúrsaat the beginning of chapter four ag tús chaibidil a ceathaircontestant number four iomaitheoir uimhir a ceathairin year four i mbliain a ceathairthis is day four of the protest is é seo an ceathrú lá den agóid 11 adjective in age expressionsceithre bliana d'aoishe's four years old tá sé ceithre bliana d'aoisshe's four tá sí a ceathairchildren under the age of four páistí faoi bhun ceithre bliana d'aois 12 adjective MEAS in measurementsceithre  c m uit's four cm long tá sé ceithre cm ar fadit weighs four kilograms tá ceithre chileagram meáchain annfour litres of fuel ceithre lítear breoslait's four miles from here tá sé ceithre mhíle as seo 13 adjective MEAS, CLOTH in clothing sizes etca ceathair  c m usize four shoes bróga de mhéid a ceathairshe's a size four méid a ceathair a chaitheann sí, a ceathair a thógann sído you have them in size four? an bhfuil siad agaibh i méid a ceathair?
pronoun
14 pronoun four thingsceithre cinn  c m uceathrar  c m uI read four of the stories léigh mé ceithre cinn de na scéalta, léigh mé ceathrar de na scéaltafour of his horses are sick tá ceithre cinn dá chuid capall tinn, tá ceathrar dá chuid capall tinnthat's four of them sin ceithre cinn acu, sin ceathrar acushe only wants four níl ach ceithre cinn uaithi, níl ach ceathrar de dhíth uirthigive me three or four more tabhair trí cinn nó ceithre cinn eile dom, tabhair trí nó ceithre cinn eile dom, tabhair triúr nó ceathrar eile dom 15 pronoun four peopleceathrar  c m uthere are four of us tá ceathrar againn annhe met four of the staff bhuail sé le ceathrar den fhoireannfour of them are qualified tá ceathrar acu cáilithe, tá ceathrar díobh cáilitheonly four turned up níor tháinig ach ceathrarI'll call three or four more glaofaidh mé ar thriúr nó ceathrar eilethe Irish four came third tháinig ceathrar na hÉireann sa tríú háit
phrases

four green fields

ceithre cúigí Éireann

on all fours

ar do cheithre boinnar do cheithre croibhhe came out on all fours tháinig sé amach ar a cheithre boinn

these four walls

an seomra seoit can't be repeated outside these four walls ná fágadh sé an seomra seo

the four corners of the earth

na ceithre hairdepeople are coming from the four corners of the earth tá daoine ag teacht as na ceithre hairde, tá daoine ag teacht as gach cearn

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