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Focail chosúla: -wise · rise · vise · wide · wife · wine · wipe · wire · wish · wisp
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wise

1. adjective with wisdom borne of experience2. adjective sensible, smart
phrases
1 adjective with wisdom borne of experiencecríonna adj3  c m ugaoiseach adj1eagnaí adj3  c m ua wise person duine críonna, saoi, fáidhthat was a wise decision cinneadh críonna ba ea é sin, ba den chríonnacht é sinremember the wise words of your mother cuimhnigh ar fhocail eagnaí do mháthar 2 adjective sensible, smartciallmhar adj1  c m ucéillí adj3  c m ustuama adj3  c m uthat mightn't be wise b'fhéidir nach mbeadh sé sin ciallmharI thought it wiser to stay cheap mé gur chiallmhaire fanacht, shíl mé go mbeadh sé níos siosmaidí fanachtshe was wise enough to ignore him bhí sé de chiall aici neamhaird a thabhairt air, bhí sí céillí go leor le neamhiontas a dhéanamh deyou'd be wise to avoid him ba chiallmhar an mhaise duit é a sheachaint, níor dhochar duit é a sheachaintthat was a wise move on his part ba bheart ciallmhar é sin aige

-wise

1 adverb regarding, referring toage-wise ó thaobh na haoise de, i dtaca leis an aois, de thairbhe na haoisehealth-wise she's doing well ó thaobh a sláinte de, tá sí go breá; i dtaca lena sláinte de, tá sí ag déanamh go maith 2 adjective showing direction of sththe length-wise axis ais an fhaid
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 adverb showing direction of sthto split sth length-wise rud a scoilt ar a fhad
phrasal verbs

wise up

(v + adv)
INTRANSITIVEciall a bheith agatbeir ar do chialldúisigh verb  c m uah, wise up! arú, beir ar do chiall!; arú, bíodh ciall agat!they need to wise up tá sé in am acu ciall a bheith acu, is mithid dóibh breith ar a gciallshe wised up after that tháinig ciall di ina dhiaidh sin, tháinig sí ar a ciall ina dhiaidh sinpeople are wising up to what's going on tá daoine ag aithint céard atá ag dul ar aghaidh
TRANSITIVEto wise sb up ciall a chur i nduinethat wised her up mhúin sé sin ciall di, d'oscail sé sin a súile
phrases

in no wise

ar bhealach ar bithin aon slíar dhóigh ar bith

none the wiser

(also

not the wiser

) I came out none the wiser ní raibh mé a dhath níos eolaí ag teacht amach domunless you tell her she won't be the wiser mura ndéarfaidh tusa léi ní bheidh a fhios aici dada faoi

to put sb wise

duine a chur ar an eolasI put her wise to his plans chuir mé ar an eolas í faoin rún a bhí aige

to be wise after the event

she's wise now after the event tá ciall cheannaithe anois aiciit's easy to be wise after the event tar a éis a thuigtear gach beart, is furasta bheith iarghaoiseach

to be wise in the ways of the world

bheith eolach ar chúrsaí an tsaoil

to be wise to sth

bheith ar an eolas faoi rudbheith eolach ar rudI'm wise to that one! sin an cleas a bhfuil mé eolach air!