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bás
MASCULINE NOUN
OPPOSITE: beatha
death
faigheann [duine] bás
[somebody] dies
ag fáil bháis!
I am dying!
sul a bhfuair bás
before he died
fuair bás le hailse
she died of cancer
faigheann [duine] bás le [rud]
faigheann [duine] bás de [rud]
[somebody] dies of [something]
tar éis bháis
after death
dead
tar éis bháis
he is dead
chun báis
to death
daoradh chun báis é
he was condemned to death
cuireadh chun báis iad
they were put to death
ag saothrú an bháis
in the throes of death
ag saothrú an bháis
he is in the throes of death
Foirmeacha gramadaí
Grammatical forms
bás
MASCULINE NOUN
GENITIVE SINGULAR
báis
NOMINATVE PLURAL
básanna
GENITIVE PLURAL
básanna
Iontrálacha gaolmhara
Related entries
lámh a chur i do bhás féin
commit suicide
kill yourself
cuireann [duine] lámh ina bhás féin
[somebody] commits suicide
chuir lámh ina bás féin
she killed herself
STAITISTICÍ · STATISTICS
Is é bás an 200ú focal is minice úsáid sa Ghaeilge. Tagann sé chun cinn uair amháin i ngach 2,377 focal.
Bás is the 200th most frequently used word in Irish. It occurs once in every 2,377 words.
Samplaí gaolmhara
Related examples
fuair bás le hailse
she died from cancer
bás anabaí
premature death
Fuair bás.
She died.
Scríobh cuimhní cinn faoi champaí báis na Naitsithe.
He wrote memoirs about Nazi death camps.
bás beatha
life or death
Fuair m'fhear céile bás dhá bhliain ó shin.
Colloquial Irish: The Complete Course for Beginners, Routledge, 2008
My husband died two years ago.
Tháinig eagla a báis uirthi.
She became afraid of (her own) death.
Fuair bás tobann gan choinne.
'Beo!', beo.ie
He died suddenly and unexpectedly.
Bhíodh siad faoi bhagairt an bháis go minic.
'Beo!', beo.ie
They would often be in mortal danger.
Bhí iar-Impireacht Aontas na bPoblachtaí Sóivéadacha Sóisialacha ag saothrú an bháis.
'Beo!', beo.ie
The former Empire of the USSR was dying.
Iomlán a bhfuair bás sa teach seo riamh.
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
Everybody who ever died in this house.
bhí réidh le díoltas a bhaint amach as bás a athar
he was ready to take revenge for the death of his father
thosaigh an tsláinte ag meath air agus fuair bás
his health started declining and he died
trua agam don bhean bhocht a fuair bás
I pity the poor woman who died
Ba sa bhliain 1976 a cuireadh pionós an bháis ar ceal.
The death penalty was abolished in 1976.
chun bás a fháil go luath.
I am going to die soon.
Ar do bhás lig uait é!
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
For the life of you, don't let it get away from you!