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ceist
FEMININE NOUN
OPPOSITE: freagra
question
freagair na ceisteanna, le do thoil
answer the questions, please
ceist na Gaeilge
the Irish-language question
níl freagra do cheiste agam
I don't have the answer to your question
freagra na ceiste é seo
this is not the answer to the question
Foirmeacha gramadaí
Grammatical forms
ceist
FEMININE NOUN
GENITIVE SINGULAR
ceiste
NOMINATVE PLURAL
ceisteanna
GENITIVE PLURAL
ceisteanna
Iontrálacha gaolmhara
Related entries
i gceist
in question
[rud] i gceist
[something] is involved
it is about [something]
beidh obair leanúnach i gceist chun an sprioc a bhaint amach
continous work will be required to reach the target
Beirlín Thoir atá i gceist anseo seachas Beirlín Thiar
this is about East Berlin, not West Berlin
i gceist ag [duine] [rud a dhéanamh]
[somebody] is planning [to do something]
[somebody] means [to do something]
an bhfuil i gceist agat leanúint ar aghaidh?
do you mean to carry on?
i gceist againn an táirge a sheoladh go luath
we are planning to launch the product soon
[rud] i gceist ag [duine]
[somebody] means [something]
gabh mo leithscéal? cad atá i gceist agat?
excuse me? what do you mean?
is é a bhí i gceist agam ...
what I meant was...
cuir ceist
SYNONYM: fiafraigh
ask
a question
Cuir ceist is about asking for information. To talk about asking for things, see iarr.
cuireann [A] ceist ar [B]
[A] asks [B] a question
chuir ceist ar an duine sin
I asked that person a question
cuir ceist air cén t-ainm atá air
ask him what his name is
tóg ceist
raise a question
tógann [duine] ceist
[somebody] raises a question
tógadh ceist shuimiúil aréir
an interesting question was raised last night
STAITISTICÍ · STATISTICS
Is é ceist an 89ú focal is minice úsáid sa Ghaeilge. Tagann sé chun cinn uair amháin i ngach 1,072 focal.
Ceist is the 89th most frequently used word in Irish. It occurs once in every 1,072 words.
Samplaí gaolmhara
Related examples
go deimhin, ceisteanna go leor nár freagraíodh go fóill, go háirithe na cinn faoi fhoirgneamh a seacht
indeed, there are still some unanswered questions, expecially those about building seven
sláinte an choirp amháin a bhí i gceist aige ach sláinte na haigne chomh maith
he meant not only health of the body but also health of the mind
nuair a chuireann ceist orthu, cad chuige a bhfuil siad ag léirsiú, bhíonn siad in ann freagra a thabhart duit
when you ask them why they're protesting, they can't give you an answer
chuir glaoch uirthi agus chuir ceist uirthi
I called her and asked her a question
ceisteanna aisteacha
strange questions
an cheist
the question
an bhfuil i gceist agat leanúint ar aghaidh?
do you mean to carry on?
súil agam nár chuir barraíocht ceisteanna ort
I hope I didn't ask you too many questions
an cheist deacair
the question is hard
chuir siad an cheist chéanna orm arís agus arís
they asked me the same question again and again
níos ama uaim chun an cheist a chíoradh i gceart
I need more time to examine the question properly
cóir do na póilíní ceisteanna mar seo a chur orm
it is not appropriate for the police to ask me such questions
chuir an cheist i gcomhairle an tsagairt
she asked the priest's advice on the matter
pléadh an cheist ag cruinniú na comhairle
the matter was discussed at a meeting of the council
ceist dháiríre
a serious question
beidh ort déileáil leis an cheist
you will have to deal with the question
caithfidh an cheist a fhiosrú
I need to look into the question
d'fhreagair na ceisteanna
she answered the questions
bhfuair freagra ar mo cheist go fóill
I haven't gotten an answer to my question yet
chuir ceist orm, ach níor thug freagra
he asked me a question but I didn't answer him
bíonn ólachán i gceist ar oícheanta leithéid
drinking is usually involved on nights like that
an cheist i bhfad níos soiléire anois
the question is much clearer now
Anois, ba mhaith liom cúpla ceist eile a chur ort faoi chaitheamh aimsire.
Éamonn Ó Dónaill: Turas Teanga, RTÉ/Gill & Macmillan, 2004
Now, I'd like to ask you a couple more questions about pastimes.
de bhua aici ceisteanna cliste a chur.
She has a talent for asking clever questions.
B'amaideach an mhaise domsa an cheist a chur.
It was foolish of me to ask that question.
Is é fáth mo shuime sa cheist seo thar cheisteanna eile go mbaineann liom go pearsanta.
'Beo!', beo.ie
The reason why I am interested in this question more than other questions is because it concerns me personally.
An cheist is atá ag déanamh scime do sheirbhísí rúnda Mheiriceá , bhfuil na spiairí Rúiseacha?
'Beo!', beo.ie
The question that bothers the American secret services most is, where are the Russian spies?
Shíl láithreoir amháin nach raibh eitleán ar bith i gceist, agus go mba bhuama é.
'Beo!', beo.ie
One [TV] presenter thought there was no airplane involved at all, and that it was a bomb.
Glanadh na ceisteanna aisteacha seo amach as m'intinn go tobann.
'Beo!', beo.ie
Those strange questions were suddenly cleared out of my mind.
nárbh é an sclábhaíocht an t-aon chúis le cogadh cathartha na Stát Aontaithe, ba cheist lárnach í.
'Beo!', beo.ie
Although slavery was not the only cause of the United States civil war, it was a central question.
Beidh obair leanúnach i gceist chun an sprioc a bhaint amach.
Continous work will be involved to reach the target.
Ceist dháiríre é seo.
This is a serious question.
Tógadh ceist shuimiúil sa chruinniú.
An interesting question was raised in the meeting.
Eascraíonn an cheist:...
'Beo!', beo.ie
This raises a question:...