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Tá iontráil i bhFoclóir Nua Béarla–Gaeilge i dtaobh lay down »
TORTHAÍ IN ENGLISH—IRISH DICTIONARY
lay down, v.tr. 1 a Leagaim uaim. He laid down his arms, lig sé a airm uaidh, ar lár. Lay down your spade, fág uait do rámhainn. Cards: He laid down his hand, thaispeáin sé a lámh. b Sínim (duine), cuirim (duine) ina luí. I laid myself down, shíneas tharam. c Éirím as (feidhmeannas). d He laid down his life, thug sé a anam(for, ar son). 2 a To lay down a ship, cabhail loinge a leagan. To lay down a railway, a cable, bóthar iarainn, cábla, a leagan, a chur síos. b Leagaim amach, cinnim ar (riail, etc.). He laid it down as a principle that. . ., d'áitigh sé, d'áirigh sé mar phrionsabal go, . . . To lay down conditions to s.o., coinníollacha a ghearradh ar dhuine. 3 Cuirim (fíon) sa siléar.
ABAIRTÍ IN ENGLISH—IRISH DICTIONARY
They laid down their arms, ghéill siad.
The conditions laid down in the agreement, coinníollacha an mhargaidh.
He laid down his arms, lig sé a airm ar lár.
To lay down the law to s.o., bheith ag tabhairt fios a ghnóthaí do dhuine, ag léamh na liodán do dhuine.
He is always laying down the law, ní stadann sé ach ag ceartú agus ag áiteamh, ag leagan amach.
To lay sth. down as a principle that. . ., é a leagan amach mar phrionsabal go . . .
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