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Focail chosúla: clean · glean · learn · bean · dean · jean · lea · lead · leaf · leak
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lean

verb
noun
adjective
phrases
verb
1 verb move in specific direction
INTRANSITIVEcrom verb  c m uluigh verb  c m ushe leans out of the window cromann sí amach ar an bhfuinneog, cromann sí amach san fhuinneoghe leaned back in the chair luigh sé siar sa chathaoir
TRANSITIVEclaon verb  c m uhe leaned the chair against the wall chuir sé an chathaoir ina luí in éadan an bhallashe leaned her body to one side chlaon sí a corp ar thaobh amháin
2 verb use sth for support INTRANSITIVEtaca a bhaint ashe leaned against the wall bhain sé taca as an mballa, luigh sé in éadan an bhallathe old man leaned on his stick bhain an seanfhear taca as a bhata, lig an seanfhear a mheáchan ar a bhatashe leaned on me bhain sí taca asam, lig sí a meáchan orm
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb be supported against sth
INTRANSITIVEluigh i gcoinnethe ladder was leaning against a tree bhí an dréimire ina luí i gcoinne crainn
TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uhe leaned both his elbows on the counter chuir sé a dhá uillinn ar an gcuntardon't lean bicycles against this fence ná cuir rothair ina luí in aghaidh an sconsa seo
4 verb CONSTR tilt, slope INTRANSITIVEthe building is leaning to one side tá an foirgneamh ar fiar, tá an foirgneamh ag titim ar thaobh amháin, tá sceabha faoin bhfoirgneamhthe hovels leaned together tá na prochóga ag luí in aghaidh a chéile 5 verb tend to favour sth INTRANSITIVEclaonadh a bheith agé a bheith de nós aghe leans towards communism tá claonadh aige i dtreo an chumannachaisI'm leaning towards the view that it's too late tá mé den tuairim go bhfuil sé rómhallshe's leaning towards voting against it tá sí ag dul i dtreo vótáil ina éadanhis constituency leans to the left tá claonadh i dtreo na heite clé ag a dháilcheantar, tá a dháilcheantar claonta i dtreo na heite clé
noun
6 noun CONSTR slope, slantclaonadh masc  c m ufiar masc  c m ufána fem4  c m u 7 noun COOK, FOOD of meatfeoil thruatruafheoil fem  c m u
adjective
8 adjective slimcaol adj1  c m utanaí adj3  c m useang adj1  c m ushe's a tall, lean woman bean ard thanaí atá intihe has a lean face tá aghaidh thanaí air 9 adjective COOK, FOOD without fattrua adj3  c m ugan gheir 10 adjective FIN financially efficienthe runs a lean business tá gnó aige atá ag déanamh airgid 11 adjective ECON hard, difficultcrua adj3  c m uthe lean pre-Celtic Tiger years na blianta crua sular tháinig an Tíogar Ceilteach, na drochbhlianta roimh ré an Tíogair Cheiltigh
phrases

to have a lean time of it

saol crua a bheith agatbheith ar an ngannchuidbheith ar an gcaolchuidthe country is having a lean time of it tá an tír buailte go holc, tá an tír ar an ngannchuid

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