онај

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

о̀на̄ј (Latin spelling ònāj)

  1. that one (distal, farther away than denoted by та̑ј)
    онај чов(ј)екthat man
    пратите онај такси!follow that cab!
  2. (with an adjective) the (one)
    гд(ј)е је онај други?where is the other guy?
    онај с пушком?the one with the rifle?
  3. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    на овај или онај начинone way or the other
    ово и оноthis and that
    кад оноand then after everything

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References[edit]

  • онај” in Hrvatski jezični portal