onaj

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

ònāj (Cyrillic spelling о̀на̄ј)

  1. that one (distal, farther away than denoted by tȃj)
    onaj čov(j)ek ― that man
    pratite onaj taksi! ― follow that cab!
  2. (with an adjective) the (one)
    gd(j)e je onaj drugi? ― where is the other guy?
    onaj s puškom? ― the one with the rifle?
  3. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    na ovaj ili onaj način ― one way or the other
    ovo i ono ― this and that
    kad ono ― and then after everything

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References[edit]

  • onaj” in Hrvatski jezični portal