o'

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Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

o’

  1. (unstressed) Contraction of of..
    Gimme two o’ those ones.
    from two o’clock until closing time
  2. (obsolete, unstressed) Contraction of on.

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Noun[edit]

o'

  1. hair

Yola[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

o'

  1. Alternative form of ar (or)
    • 1867, GLOSSARY OF THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY:
      O hardïshe o' anoor.
      One thing or another.

Etymology 2[edit]

Preposition[edit]

o'

  1. Alternative form of af (of)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

o'

  1. Alternative form of o (one)
    • 1867, “SONG”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, number 3:
      Shoo zent him o' die.
      She sent him one day.

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 45, 60 & 108