abú

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See also: abu, Abu, .abu, a bu, and a-bú

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoeic in origin, first attested in the fourteenth century.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

abú!

  1. hooray, up with, forever
    Dún na nGall abú!‎ ― Donegal forever!
Alternative forms[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

Placed after a noun to indicate support for that thing.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

abú m (genitive singular abaithe)

  1. verbal noun of abaigh
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