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lightly

1. adverb gently, without force/effort2. adverb using small amounts3. adverb casually, not seriously4. adverb without severe punishment5. adverb without severe damage6. adverb of sleep
phrases
1 adverb gently, without force/effortgo réidh  c m ugo héadromhe was struck lightly in the face buaileadh buille beag san éadan airhe was sweating lightly bhí sé ag cur beagán allaishe ran lightly across the sand rith sé go héadromchosach ar an ngaineamh, bhí sé éadrom ar a chosa ag rith ar an ngaineamhtrain lightly for a few days ná déan ach traenáil éadrom ar feadh cúpla lá 2 adverb using small amountslightly salted water uisce a bhfuil beagán salainn air, uisce atá beagán goirthe dusted his cheeks lightly with powder chuir sé brat beag púdair ar a aghaidh
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 adverb casually, not seriouslyar nós cuma liomgo neafaiseachhe said it lightly ar nós cuma liom a dúirt sé, go neafaiseach a dúirt sé éthis decision shouldn't be undertaken lightly níor cheart an cinneadh seo a dhéanamh go tobann, níor cheart an cinneadh seo a dhéanamh gan machnamh go maith air, ní haon mhagadh an cúram seotread lightly on this subject bí cáiréiseach agus tú ag caint faoin ábhar sin, ná lean an scéal sin rófhada 4 adverb without severe punishmentsaor go maithgo héasca  c m uyou got off lightly tháinig tú as saor go maith, thug tú na cosa leat go héasca, d'imigh tú i gcóiste ansin 5 adverb without severe damagede bheagánmion- prefshe was lightly injured bhain mionghortuithe di, gortaíodh de bheagán ímy car was lightly damaged rinneadh beagán damáiste do mo charr, bhain miondamáiste do mo charr 6 adverb of sleepgo héadromhe slept very lightly is beag a chodail sé, codladh fánach a rinne sé, codladh gé a rinne sé
phrases

to take sth lightly

beag is fiú a dhéanamh de rudfinance can't be taken lightly ní haon mhagadh iad cúrsaí airgid, caithfear bheith dáiríre faoi chúrsaí airgid