onaj

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *onъ + *jь. Akin to tȃj and òvāj.

Pronoun[edit]

ònāj (Cyrillic spelling о̀на̄ј)

  1. that one (distal, farther away than denoted by tȃj)
    onaj čov(j)ekthat man
    pratite onaj taksi!follow that cab!
  2. (with an adjective) the (one)
    gd(j)e je onaj drugi?where is the other guy?
    onaj s puškom?the one with the rifle?
  3. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    na ovaj ili onaj načinone way or the other
    ovo i onothis and that
    kad onoand then after everything

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References[edit]

  • onaj” in Hrvatski jezični portal