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magadh
MASCULINE NOUN
joking
mocking
ridicule
[duine] ag magadh
[somebody] is joking
nílim ach ag magadh
I am only joking
[duine] ag magadh faoi [dhuine]
[duine] ag magadh ar [dhuine]
[somebody] is mocking [somebody]
an ag magadh fúm atá ?
are you mocking me?
ceap magaidh
laughing stock
object of ridicule
nach bhfeiceann go bhfuil i do cheap magaidh acu?
can't you see they're laughing at you?
Foirmeacha gramadaí
Grammatical forms
magadh
MASCULINE NOUN
GENITIVE SINGULAR
magaidh
STAITISTICÍ · STATISTICS
Is é magadh an 1,265ú focal is minice úsáid sa Ghaeilge. Tagann sé chun cinn uair amháin i ngach 16,792 focal.
Magadh is the 1,265th most frequently used word in Irish. It occurs once in every 16,792 words.
Samplaí gaolmhara
Related examples
siad de shíor ina gceap magaidh ag daoine áirithe.
Some people never stop laughing at them.
Déanann ceap magaidh d'Éirinn.
He makes a laughing stock out of Ireland.
Ise a rinne ceap magaidh dínne agus dár gcreideamh!
It was she who turned us and our faith into a laughing stock!
Bhí ina cheap magaidh ag a chomhscoláirí.
He was his school friends' laughing stock.
Thoisigh siad a mhagadh ar Sheimí, a leis gurb í a bheadh mar mhnaoi aige.
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
They started making fun of Jamie, saying she would be his wife one day.
Is cuma mbíodh siad ag magadh ort go dtiteadh an cár astu.
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
It doesn't matter if they mock you until their teeth fall out.