anuas

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See also: anúas and a-nuas

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish anúas, from an- + uas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

anuas

  1. down, downwards (from a higher position than the speaker)
  2. now (after le + a noun indicating a period of time)
    le seachtain anuasfor a week now

Usage notes[edit]

Anuas implies downward movement toward the speaker (or some contextually relevant reference point); it contrasts with síos, which implies downward movement away from the speaker (or reference point).

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Old Irish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

anuas

  1. Alternative spelling of anúas

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

anuas

  1. second-person singular (tu) present subjunctive of anuir
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) negative imperative of anuir