tar cenn

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Old Irish[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

tar cenn

  1. on behalf of
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 16d8
      Bíuu-sa oc irbáig dar far cenn-si fri Maccidóndu.
      I am boasting about you to the Macedonians.
  2. because of

Usage notes[edit]

Governs a possessive pronoun or the genitive case of a noun.