Pota Focal Intergaelic
ban- | buan- | bun | bung | bunk
Gluais TíHouse Glossary Gluais Beo!Beo! Glossary TeasárasThesaurus BriathraVerbs
buiséad búistéir buitléir bulaí bulaíocht bulladóir bun bun- bunadh bunaigh bunaíocht bunáit bunaitheoir bunchéim bunchóip bunchreidmheach bungaló bunoideachas bunreacht bunscoil buntáiste
bun
MASCULINE NOUN
OPPOSITE: barr
bottom
base
ag bun an leathanaigh
it is at the bottom of the page
bun-
PREFIX
primary
elementary
na bunchéimeanna
the basic steps
Foirmeacha gramadaí
Grammatical forms
bun
MASCULINE NOUN
GENITIVE SINGULAR
buin
NOMINATVE PLURAL
bunanna
GENITIVE PLURAL
bunanna
Iontrálacha gaolmhara
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ar bun
in progress
being done
cad atá ar bun agat?
what are you up to?
what are you doing?
ar bun
established
founded
cuireann [duine] [rud] ar bun
SYNONYM: bunaigh
[somebody] founds [something]
[somebody] establishes [something]
cuireadh an scoil ar bun i 1990
the school was founded in 1990
faoi bhun
OPPOSITE: os cionn
under
below
faoi bhun [ruda]
under [something]
below [something]
páistí faoi bhun deich mbliana d'aois
children under the age of ten
i mbun
in the process of
i mbun [ruda]
in the process of [something]
carrying out [something]
chaith bliain i mbun na hoibre sin
I spent a year doing that work
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cuireadh na léirsitheoirí i bpríosún de thoradh iad a bheith i mbun agóide go síochánta
the demonstrators were put in prison for protesting peacefully
chuaigh muid i mbun cainte
we started to talk
we stroke up a conversation
Chaith muid bliain go leith i mbun na hoibre.
We spent a year and a half doing that work.
bord na ngobharnóirí i mbun cruinnithe.
The governors' board is having a meeting.
Ag bun an leathanaigh a gheobhaidh uimhir an leathanaigh.
The page number can be found at the bottom of the page.
Chaith a saol ar fad i mbun na hoibre sin.
She spent her whole life doing that work.
Leanaí faoi bhun deich mbliana d'aois.
Diarmuid Ó Sé, Joseph Shiels: Teach Yourself Irish, Teach Yourself Books, 1998
Children under ten years of age.
Céard eile a bhíonn ar bun agat?
Colloquial Irish: The Complete Course for Beginners, Routledge, 2008
What else are you doing?
i mbun gnó
I am running a business
bun an leathanaigh
the bottom of the page
bhí siad fós i mbun oibre um an dtaca seo an bhliain seo caite
they were still working at this time last year