ónar

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See also: ónár

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

ónar (form used before non-past tenses lena) (used before a past tense; triggers lenition of a following consonant except in the autonomous form)

  1. from which/whom
    an leabhar ónar bhain mé éthe book from which I took it

Usage notes[edit]

Especially in the spoken language, it is more common to use the indirect relative particle ar with a resumptive prepositional pronoun:

an leabhar ar bhain mé uaidh éthe book I took it from

Particle[edit]

ónar (form used before a vowel in the present/future lenarb, form used before a vowel in the past/conditional lenarbh) (used before a consonant sound; triggers lenition in the past/conditional)

  1. from which/whom is
    an fear ónar gairid éthe man to whom it is close
  2. from which/whom was/would be
    teanga ónar mhaith léi aistriúa language from which she would like to translate

Usage notes[edit]

Here again, it is more common, especially in the spoken language, to use the indirect relative particle ar with a resumptive prepositional pronoun:

an fear ar gairid uaidh éthe man to whom it is close
teanga ar mhaith léi aistriú uaithia language she would like to translate from

Related terms[edit]