cén chaoi

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Irish[edit]

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  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /cɛˈxiː/

Adverb[edit]

cén chaoi (followed by the indirect relative a)

  1. (interrogative) how
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 21:
      ḱē n xȳ ə wil tū, ə æhŕ̥?
      conventional orthography: Cén chaoi a bhfuil tú, a athair?
      How are you, father? (could be addressed to one’s own father or to a priest, as in English)

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