Ó

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Ó U+00D3, Ó
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH ACUTE
Composition:O [U+004F] + ◌́ [U+0301]
Ò
[U+00D2]
Latin-1 Supplement Ô
[U+00D4]

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

Ó (lower case ó)

  1. The letter O with an acute accent above it.

See also[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See ó.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ó m (genitive singular , nominative plural )

  1. Alternative form of ó (grandson, grandchild) used in surnames.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Forms with the definite article are not found.
  • The form Ó triggers h-prothesis of a following vowel.
  • The form triggers lenition of a following consonant.
  • The form Uíbh triggers no mutation of a following sound.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Ó
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "Ó" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • O'” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.