unsa

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

unsa

  1. what
    Nag unsa ka?
    What are you doing?
  2. which
    Unsa nga eskwela ka gikan?
    Which school do you come from?

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish onza.

Noun[edit]

únsa

  1. ounce

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French once, from Latin uncia ‎(1/12 part).

Noun[edit]

unsa m ‎(genitive singular unsa, nominative plural unsaí)

  1. ounce (1/16 of an avoirdupois pound, 28.3495 g)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "unsa" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • un(n)sa” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.