agus

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See also: Agus, agús, and aĝus

Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

agus

  1. conditional of agi

Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

agus

  1. conditional of agar

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ocus ‎(and) (originally ‘proximity’), from Proto-Celtic *onkus-tus, from *onkus ‎(near)

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

agus

  1. and
    arán agus im
    bread and butter
    Thug sé cloch mhór agus chaith sé leis an bhfuinneog í.
    He took a big stone and he threw it at the window.
  2. while; although (introduces a small clause)
    Bhreathnaigh sí ar an teilifís agus é ina chodladh.
    She watched television while he slept. (or) She watched television although he was asleep.
  3. as
    An bhfuil na fataí chomh maith agus dúirt sé?
    Are the potatoes as good as he said?
    An Ghaeilge a labhraítear i gCúige Mumhan, ní hionann í agus an Ghaeilge seo againne
    The Irish used in Munster isn't the same as our Irish.

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "agus" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 1.
  • ocus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (and): is

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ocus ‎(and) (originally ‘proximity’), from Proto-Celtic *onkus-tus, from *onkus ‎(near)

Conjunction[edit]

agus

  1. and
    aran agus ìm‎ ― bread and butter
  2. as
    Tha e cheart cho math agus a bha e.‎ ― It is just as good as it was.
  3. while; although (introduces a small clause)
    Nach truagh leat mi, agus mi am prìosan?
    Do you not pity me, although I am in prison?

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)
  • ocus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.