ar aba

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish apa (reason, cause), verbal noun of *ad·ben.

Preposition[edit]

ar aba (plus genitive, triggers no mutation)

  1. (literary) on account of

References[edit]

  • "aba" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 apa” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.