síos

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish so- + ís.

Adverb[edit]

síos

  1. down, downwards (from a higher to a lower position)
  2. from the north

Usage notes[edit]

Síos implies downward movement away from the speaker (or some contextually relevant reference point); it contrasts with anuas, which implies downward movement toward the speaker (or reference point).

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