atá

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inflected form of ; from Old Irish at·tá.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

atá

  1. present indicative independent affirmative progressive relative of
    Labharfaidh mé leis an buachaill atá ag dul abhaile.
    I will speak to the boy who is going home.
    • 2015, Proinsias Mac a' Bhaird, transl.; Maura McHugh, editor, Amhrán na Mara (fiction, paperback), Kilkenny, County Kilkenny; Howth, Dublin: Cartoon Saloon; Coiscéim, translation of Song of the Sea by Will Collins, →ISBN, page 1:
      Thuas i dteach an tsolais, faoi réaltaí geala, canann Bronach Amhrán na Mara dá mac Ben atá cúig bliana d'aois.
      Up in the lighthouse, under twinkling stars, Bronach sings the Song of the Sea to her five-year-old son, Ben.

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of at (to swell).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

atá

  1. second-person singular past subjunctive of at

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
atá n-atá hatá not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

a·tá

  1. Alternative spelling of at·tá

Old Tupi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

atá

  1. fire

Usage notes[edit]

  • The stem atá could never be used inside a sentence without a prefix. The absolute form tatá was used whenever the noun was not possessed.

References[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

atá

  1. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative form of atar.