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sign

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun indication that something exists/is happeningcomhartha masc4  c m uthat cloud is a sign of rain comhartha báistí is ea an scamall sinit's not a sign of weakness! ní comhartha laige é!he showed obvious signs of drink ba léir go raibh sé faoi thionchar an óil, ba léir go raibh braon ar bord aige he took it as a sign that they were happy dar leis gur chomhartha é go raibh siad sástaher silence is a sure sign of anger is comhartha cinnte é a tost go bhfuil fearg uirthithere's little sign of progress to date ní léir go ndearnadh mórán dul chun cinn go dtí seo there's little sign of the gap narrowing is beag cosúlacht atá air go bhfuil an bhearna ag druidim there's no sign of an improvement in the economy níl aon chuma ar an scéal go bhfuil cúrsaí eacnamaíochta ag bisiú he shows no sign of stopping níl cuma ar bith air go bhfuil sé ag dul a stad the dispute shows every sign of continuing tá gach cuma ar an scéal go rachaidh an t-aighneas ar aghaidh 2 noun indication sth good/bad will happencomhartha masc4  c m utuar masc1  c m uthat's a good sign is dea-chomhartha é sin, sin comhartha maiththe fact that he texted you is a good sign is dea-chomhartha é gur chuir sé téacs chugatit struck me as a bad sign chonacthas dom gurbh olc an tuar é we hope this is a sign of things to come tá súil againn gur tuar don am atá le teacht é seo
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun indication sb is presenthas there been any sign of Mary today? an bhfaca duine ar bith Máire inniu?there's no sign of Peter níl aon tuairisc ar Pheadar, níl iomrá ar bith ar PheadarI searched everywhere and there was no sign of her chuardaigh mé gach áit agus ní raibh tásc ná tuairisc uirthi 4 noun notice displaying informationcomhartha masc4  c m uthere's a big sign at the gate tá comhartha mór ag an ngeatastreet sign comhartha sráidethere's a 'for sale' sign there tá comhartha 'ar díol' annfollow the signs for the city centre lean na comharthaí le haghaidh lár na cathrach 5 noun gesture etc indicating intentions or feelingscomhartha masc4  c m uleid fem2  c m usecret signs comharthaí rúnda he made no sign that he recognised me níor thug sé leid ar bith gur aithin sé mé, níor lig sé air gur aithin sé mé she gave no sign that she heard me níor thug sí le fios gur chuala sí mé they were making signs to him to finish the speech bhí siad ag déanamh comharthaí leis an óráid a chríochnú he gave me a sign to come over rinne sé comhartha liom teacht anall, sméid sé anall orm 6 noun hand gesture with special meaningcomhartha masc4  c m u they made the victory sign to the crowd rinne siad comhartha an bhua leis an slua she gave the okay sign thug sí an comhartha go raibh gach rud go breá 7 noun written symbolcomhartha masc4  c m udivision sign comhartha roinnte 8 (also star sign, zodiac sign) noun ASTROL in zodiacréaltchomhartha masc4  c m uthe signs of the Zodiac comharthaí an Stoidiacawhat sign are you? cén réaltchomhartha atá agat? I was born under the sign of Leo rugadh faoi réaltchomhartha an Leoin mé
verb
9 verb write signature
TRANSITIVEsínigh verb  c m u to sign your name on sth d'ainm a shíniú ar rudto sign a contract conradh a shíniúevery book will be signed by the author síneoidh an t-údar gach leabhar
INTRANSITIVEsínigh verb  c m uyou have to sign for the key caithfidh tú síniú leis an eochair a fháilI signed for the parcel shínigh mé don bheart
10 verb SPOR, MUS recruit (player, band etc) or be recruited
TRANSITIVEsínigh verb  c m u
INTRANSITIVEsínigh verb  c m uto sign for a club síniú le club
11 verb use sign language INTRANSITIVEcomharthaigh verb  c m uteanga chomharthaíochta a úsáid VP 12 verb express (sth) in sign language TRANSITIVEcomharthaigh verb  c m ucuir in iúl trí theanga chomharthaíochta VP 13 verb perform (sth) in sign language TRANSITIVEcomharthaigh verb  c m ucomharthaíocht a dhéanamh ar VP
phrases

to make the sign of the cross

REL comhartha na Croise a dhéanamhcomhartha na Croise a ghearradh ort féinfíor na Croise a ghearradh ort féin

sign of life

1 evidence sb is alivehe showed no sign of life ní raibh cuma ar bith air go raibh anáil ann, ní raibh aon chuma air go raibh sé ina bheatha 2 evidence sb is presentthere was no sign of life in the place ní raibh iomrá ar aon neach beo san áit

to be a sign of the times

it's a sign of the times that the small shops have closed down is léiriú ar an gcaoi a bhfuil cúrsaí anois é go bhfuil na siopaí beaga dúnta

to sign sb off work

teastas tinnis a thabhairt do dhuine

signed and sealed

(also

signed, sealed and delivered

) the new laws have to be signed and sealed by noon caithfidh na dlíthe nua bheith i gcrích agus i gcáipéis faoi mheán laeit was signed, sealed and delivered by midnight bhí gach rud i gcrích faoi mheán oíche, bhí deireadh socraithe faoi mheán oíche

signs by

informal ar ndóighgan dabhtgan amhras

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