онај

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *onъ + *jь. Akin to tȃj and о̀ва̄ј.

Pronoun[edit]

о̀на̄ј (Latin spelling ònāj)

  1. that one (distal, farther away than denoted by та̑ј)
    онај чов(ј)ек ― that man
    пратите онај такси! ― follow that cab!
  2. (with an adjective) the (one)
    гд(ј)е је онај други? ― where is the other guy?
    онај с пушком? ― the one with the rifle?
  3. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    на овај или онај начин ― one way or the other
    ово и оно ― this and that
    кад оно ― and then after everything

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References[edit]

  • онај” in Hrvatski jezični portal