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TORTHAÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
múch1, f. (gs. múiche). Fumes; suffocating vapour. ~ a dhéanamh, to emit fumes.
múch2, v.t. & i. 1. Smother, suffocate. Duine a mhúchadh le toit, to suffocate s.o. with smoke. Bhíomar ~ta ag an teas, we were stifled by the heat. ~ta ag slaghdán, stuffed up with a cold. Seomra ~ta, stuffy room. Aimsir mhúchta, muggy weather. 2. Quench, extinguish. (a)Tine a mhúchadh, to extinguish a fire. Solas, coinneal, a mhúchadh, to put out a light, a candle. Tart a mhúchadh, to quench a thirst. (b)El:Spréach a mhúchadh, to quench a spark. I.C.E:Adhaint, inneall, a mhúchadh, to switch off ignition, an engine. (c)Metalw:Miotal a mhúchadh, to quench metal. 3. Dull, deaden. Fuaim, gáire, a mhúchadh, to smother a sound, a laugh. Glór ~ta, husky voice. 4. Cover over, suppress, obliterate. Síol a mhúchadh, to cover seed. Mhúch siad le póga é, they smothered him with kisses. Tú féin a mhúchadh le héadach trom, to muffle oneself up in heavy clothing. Na deora a mhúchadh, to hold back one’s tears. Tá sé ~ta san adhmad, it is buried in the timber. ~ta i bhfiacha, sunk in debt. ~ta i bpeaca, steeped in sin. Ag ~adh bord, levelling (potato) ridges. ~ faoi do chosa é, stamp it out. Lit:Mhúch sé a aghaidh le talamh, he hid his face against the ground. 5. Mhúch an tine, an lampa, na réaltaí, the fire, the lamp, the stars, went out. Mhúch an t-iasc, the fish submerged. Iasc ~ta, demersal fish.
TORTHAÍ GAOLMHARA IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
ABAIRTÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ agus bá ort! May you smother and drown!
~ na gríosaí, quenching of embers;
~ dóiteáin, fire-fighting.
~ tarta, quenching of thirst; a drink to quench thirst.
Cáil gan mhúchadh, undimmed renown.
Tá an ~ ag cur air, he is suffering from asthma.
~ mhúchta, cinder.
~ mímheanma do mhúchadh, enough to drown despondency.
An ~ a chur as, a mhúchadh, to put out the light.
Múch thachtach, choking fumes.
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