úas

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See also: uas, UAs, -uas, and uas-

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *owxsos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ewps-. Cognate with Ancient Greek ὕψι (húpsi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

úas

  1. above, over

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
úas unchanged n-úas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • 2 úas” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.