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Focail chosúla: lively · unlikely · cicely · finely · lamely · lately · liken · likes · lonely · lovely
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likely

1 adjective strong chance of happeningis dócha  c m uit's likely to happen is dócha go dtarlóidh sé, seans maith go dtarlóidh séobjections are likely is dócha go gcuirfear ina choinnewe're very likely to get wet is dócha go bhfliuchfar sinn, an-seans go bhfliuchfar sinnit's not very likely that he'll be here ní dócha go mbeidh sé anseo, ní móide go mbeidh sé anseo, caolseans go mbeidh sé anseowe're hardly likely to have snow ní dócha go mbeidh sneachta againn, ar éigean a bheidh sneachta againnit's more than likely that it'll rain is é is dóichí ná go mbeidh báisteach ann, is dóichí ná a mhalairt go mbeidh sé ag cur 2 adjective probable action or position (of person)he's a likely candidate is dócha go mbeidh sé ina iarrthóirthere are two likely alternatives is dócha go bhfuil dhá rogha annwho's the likely winner? cé hé an duine ar dócha go mbeidh an bua aige?, cé hé an duine ar mó seans go mbuafaidh sé?, cé hé an té is dóichí a bhuafaidh?
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 adverb probablyhe'll likely disagree with it is dócha go n-easaontóidh sé leisthey'll likely sue you is dócha go gcuirfidh siad an dlí ort, an-seans go gcuirfidh siad an dlí ortlikely as not you'll have to pay a fine is é is dóichí ná a mhalairt go mbeidh ort fíneáil a íoc
phrases

a likely story

that's a likely story! sin scéal a chodail amuigh!, sin scéal a bhfuil a thóin leis!

not likely

informal beag an baol'Will they find him?' 'Not likely.' 'An bhfaighidh siad greim air?' 'Beag an baol.'; 'An dtiocfaidh siad air?' 'Ní thiocfaidh ná baol air.'

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