Pota Focal Intergaelic
Gluais TíHouse Glossary Gluais Beo!Beo! Glossary TeasárasThesaurus BriathraVerbs
neodrach neodracht nia nialas nicil nideog nigh nimh nimhigh nimhíoc nimhiú nimhiúil nimhneach níochán nócha nóchadú nocht nod nódú
nigh
VERB
wash
gruaig a
to wash hair
Foirmeacha gramadaí
Grammatical forms
nigh
VERB
PAST TENSE
nigh
PRESENT TENSE
níonn
FUTURE TENSE
nífidh
VERBAL NOUN
VERBAL ADJECTIVE
nite
Iontrálacha gaolmhara
Related entries
amháin
hamháin
not only
b'fhearr don aistritheoir amháin an téacs a léamh go cúramach ach roinnt taighde a dhéanamh chomh maith
the translator should not only read the text carefully but do a bit of research as well
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
mór [rud a dhéanamh]
it is necessary [to do something]
mór an doras a chur faoi ghlas gach oíche
the door must be locked every night
mór na hiarratais a bheith istigh faoi mheán lae
the applications must be in by midday
MASCULINE NOUN
SYNONYM: rud
thing
STAITISTICÍ · STATISTICS
Is é nigh an 539ú focal is minice úsáid sa Ghaeilge. Tagann sé chun cinn uair amháin i ngach 6,078 focal.
Nigh is the 539th most frequently used word in Irish. It occurs once in every 6,078 words.
Samplaí gaolmhara
Related examples
bhfuair ach ceann amháin
I only got one
an aimsir amháin faoi deara é
Alex Hijmans: Aiséirí, Cois Life 2011
it's not just the weather's fault
féidir iad a dhíbirt ach amháin i gcúinsí an-srianta
they cannot be expelled, except in very limited circumstances
chasaim ceol ach amháin sa mbaile
I only make music at home
bhíonn am agam ithe fiú amháin
I don't even have time to eat
cuirtear an t-alt roimh an ainmfhocal sa chás seo
don't put an article before the noun in this case
féidir liom an t-alt a lúbadh
I can't bend the joint
léir dom ciall na habairte
the meaning of the sentence is unclear to me
bhíodh nuachtáin na Breataine ar díol sna siopaí abhus
British newspapers didn't use to be on sale in shops here
féidir le héinne ach leat féin an jab a dhéanamh
nobody but you can do the job
ach, cuma chomh hard is a bhí , raibh ard go leor
but, howevere tall she was, she wasn't tall enough
acmhainn dom carr nua a cheannach
I can't afford to buy a new car
duine de na mná ádhúla a bhfuil na fir de shíor ina ndiaidh
I am not one of those luvcky women who are constantly chased by men
raibh muid tapa go leor, áfach
we were not fast enough, though
bhuail leo, áfach, cuimhin liom é
if I met them, though, I don't remember it
bhíonn mórán d'aga aige do chaitheamh aimsire
he doesn't have much time for hobbies
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
féidir a shéanadh go bhfuil áilleacht ag an matamaitic
it cannot be denied that mathematics has a beauty
aisteach go leor, ba i Sasana a fuair a cuid scolaíochta agus in Éirinn
strangely enough, she got her education in England and not in Ireland
bhfuair aitheantas as mo chuid oibre
I didn't get recognition for my work
cuimhin liom gach pioc den scéal ach is cuimhin liom gur inis go hálainn é
Alan Titley: Gluaiseacht, An Gúm, 2009
I don't remember all the details of the story but I do remember that he told it beautifully
seo an t-am ceart le labhairt liom
this is not the right time to talk to me
duit seoladh a thabhairt, ach dhéanann amhlaidh, beidh muid in ann freagra pearsanta a thabhairt
you do not have to state your address but if you do so, we will be able to reply personally
aontaím leat
I don't agree with you
do dhaoine aosta amháin an club seo
this club is not not just for elderly people
don chistin amháin é seo, ar ndóigh, ach bheadh úsáideach ann
this is not just for the kitchen, of course, but it would be useful there
tharlóidh arís
it won't happen again
maith liom athruithe
I don't like changes
bhaineann leat
it doesn't concern you, it isn't your business
bhaineann sin le hábhar
that is irrelevant
féidir liom an túr a fheiceáil, cnoc sa bhealach orm
I can't see the tower, a hill is in my way
seo an bealach ceart chun pancóga a dhéanamh!
this is not the correct way to make pancakes!
féidir bheith ag brath air
you can't depend on it
cairde iad seo ach bréagchairde
these aren't friends, they're false friends
aon chabhair é
that's no help
maith liom a chuid cainte
I don't like his talk
I don't like what he says
chastar ceol as Béarla ar Raidió na Gaeltachta
Ráidió na Gaeltachta doesn't play music in English
chloisim thú!
I can't hear you!
mór duit dul i gcomhairle le do thuismitheoirí ina thaobh
you should talk to your parents about it
mhaitheann dom é, rachaidh thar do chomhairle go deo arís
if you forgive me, I'll never disobey your advice again
raibh cor as
he didn't move
there wasn't a stir out of him
aontaím leat ar chor ar bith
I don't agree with you at all
an ceart agam ach féidir liom é a chruthú
I am right but I can't prove it
féidir liom a ruaigeadh as mo chuimhne
I can't you chase you out of my memory
bhí an teilifís ar siúl sa chúlra ach raibh ag féachaint uirthi mórán
the televison was on in the background but I wasn't watching it much
maith liom daoine cúngaigeanta
I don't like narrow-minded people
féidir liom geallúintí ar a bith a thabhairt ach déanfaidh mo dhícheall
I can't promise anything but I'll do my best
dóigh liom é
I don't think so
bhfuair faic
I didn't get anything
raibh seans agam oideachas a fháil
I didn’t have a chance to get an education
féidir liom fanacht i mo dhúiseacht
I can't stay awake
féidir liom bheith ann in am
I can't be there in time
is fíor sin, ach chreidfidh siad muid
that's right but they won't believe us
bhfuair freagra ar mo cheist go fóill
I haven't gotten an answer to my question yet
a go...
it is not necessary to say that..., it goes without saying that...
duit fanacht go dtí an deireadh
you don't need to wait till the end
féidir leo maireachtáil gan charr
they can't live without a car
ghlacfadh na daoine leis sin
the people would not accept that
gnách Béarla maith a bheith ag inimircigh
immigrants usually don't speak good English
féidir liom labhairt leat, róghnóthach
I can't talk to you, I'm too busy
féidir liom é sin a i láthair an uachtaráin!
I cannot say that in the presence of the president!
bhí a fhios agam go raibh idirdhealú éigin ann idir an rud, ach raibh cinnte
I knew there was a distinction between the two thing but I wasn't sure
eagla orm, imeoidh uaim?
I am afraid, you won't leave me?
raibh siad in ann cabhrú linn
they couldn't help us
hiarr sin orm, bheinn in ann aige
don't ask me to do it, I wouldn't be able for it
féidir linn dul san iomaíocht leis na comhlachtaí móra
we can't compete with the big companies
féidir liom an t-ualach a iompar
I can’t carry the load
féidir an fhadhb a leigheas
the problem can't be solved
raibh cead ag ár leithéidí dul go dtí an taobh thiar de Bhalla Bheirlín
people like us weren't allowed to go to the western side of the Berlin Wall
raibh an lucht féachana sásta leis an chlár
the audience was not happy with the programme
maith leis snagcheol
he doesn't like jazz
raibh anseo an tseachtain seo caite mar bhí tinn
I wasn't here last week because I was ill
féidir linn é a thabhairt isteach toisc a mhéad atá
we cannot bring it in because of how big it is
miste
no I don't (mind)
dhéantar níos iad
they don't make any more
imreoidh peil níos
I won't play football any more
bhfuair aon airgead uaim
she got no money from me
mór duit tuairisc scríofa a chur isteach ag deireadh gach ráithe
you must submit a written report at the end of each quarter
chreidim sa saol eile
I don't believe in the other world
aontaím leat ar scor ar bith
I don't agree with you at all
raibh fágtha ina dhiaidh ach roinnt scríbhinní gearra bacacha
he has only left behind some short, lame writings
minic a bhíonn deis againn ainmhithe fiáine a fheiceáil
we don't often see wild animals
raibh cead againn an doras a oscailt
we weren't allowed to open the door
an dtiocfadh leat na soithí a ?
could you wash the dishes?
maith liom bheith ag caint go poiblí
I don't like speaking in public
dhearna tada
she didn't do anything
dhearna talamh slán de rud ar bith
she didn't take anything for granted
bhfuair an ríomhphost, tar éis gur chláraigh
I didn't receive the e-mail, even though I have registered
raibh toilteanach cuidiú liom
she wasn't willing to help me
bhfuair bricfeasta go fóill
I haven't had breakfast yet
orm na soithí a
I have to wash the dishes
ann don duine sin
no such person exists