i-ai

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

i-ai (contraction of îi and ai)

  1. îi as dative of el or ea
    (lui/ei) i-ai dat harta?
    did you give him/her the map?
    lui i-ai amintit meargă la școală?
    did you remind him to go to school?
  2. îi as accusative of ei
    cât de timp i-ai așteptat?
    how long did you wait for them?

Usage notes[edit]

Like all such contractions in Romanian, i-ai has no lexical meaning by itself.