Home New English–Irish Dictionary » NEID »
Search for a word in Irish or English.
Similar words: dairt · dirt · doir · doirb · doire
Start A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
doirt1, v.t. & i. (pp. ~e1).1. Pour. Uisce a dhoirteadh ar, as, (isteach) i, rud, to pour water on, from, into, sth. ~ amach, isteach, é, pour it out, in. Ag ~eadh thar, leis, na carraigeacha, pouring over, down, the rocks. ~eadh ina chraos é, it was poured down his throat. Tá sé ag ~eadh (fearthainne), it is pouring (rain). Dhoirt sé an díle, the rain fell in torrents. 2. Spill. Bainne, salann, fuil, a dhoirteadh, to spill milk, salt, blood. Ná ~ ar an éadach é, don’t spill it on the cloth. Tá an bainne, an brachán, ~e, the harm is done, offence has been given. Tá an ceol ~e, there is a rift in the lute. Prov:~ do dheoch is beidh tart ort, [’spill your drink and you will thirst’, wilful waste makes woeful want. Prov:Níl maith a bheith ag caint faoi bhainne ~e, there is no use crying over spilt milk. 3. (a) Shed. Deora a dhoirteadh, to shed tears. Dhoirt sé a chuid fola ar ár son, he shed his blood for us. Tá an bhó ag ~eadh a cuid bainne, the cow is shedding her milk. (b)(Of colour) Run. Dhoirt an dath, an gorm, sa níochán, the colour, the blue, ran in the washing. 4. Fig:An ghrian ag ~eadh ar na beanna, the sun beating down on the peaks. Dhoirt sé a ghrá orthu, he poured out his love on them. ~ do ghrásta i mo chroí, instil your grace into my heart. Dhoirt sé a neart, he poured out, exhausted, his strength. Dhoirt anró agus eagla orthu, hardship and fear descended on them. Dhoirt siad orainn, they swooped upon us. Dhoirt siad iad féin ar Dhia, they poured out their love to God. Tá sí ~e don leanbh, she is devoted to the child. Tá siad ~e ann, they are very fond of him. Bhí siad ~e dá chéile, they loved each other very much. 5. Lit: Submerge, extinguish. (Var:dóirt)
doirt2 = druid2.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Doirt, sil, scaird, ar, pour, drain, squirt, on.
Tá an ~ doirte, the fat is in the fire.
~ uisce, pouring, spilling, of water.
~ fola, bloodshed.
~ datha, running of colour.
~ fearthainne, downpour of rain.
Tá ~ dí, airgid, aige, he has lashings of drink, of money.
~ flaithis, shedding, loss, of sovereignty.
Doirteadh fola, bloodshed.
Doirt ~ é, pour it in.
About this website | How to use this website | Feedback | Accessibility | Plugins and widgets | Website App | Grammar Wizard | News