Contionary:à

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Anrish

Etymology

From Middle Anrish an, from Old Anrish ana, from Proto-Germanic *anô, *anǭ ("ancestor, forefather")

Pronunciation

(Anrish) IPA: /aˑ/

Noun

à (runic:‧ᚭᛌ‧)

  1. A parent of one's parent; grandparent, grandfather or grandmother
  2. (polite) A term of address for a person of one's grandparents' generation or older

Synonyms

  • (intimate register) á

Inflection

Declension of à (a-stem)
Case indefinite singular indefinite plural definite singular definite plural
Common à àr ana ànur
Dative ane aná àne àmí
Genitive àð ano ané àno

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Middle and Old Anrish an, from Proto-Germanic *an ("whether, if")

Pronunciation

(Anrish) IPA: /a/

Particle

à (runic:‧ᚭᛌ‧)

  1. Used to form direct and indirect questions
    An-in-øesuð?
    ‧᛬ᚭᛌᛁᛌᛟᛖᛞᚢᚴ᛬‧
    Did you see it?
    Is or uise mír à hie uys ere.
    ᛬ᛁᛞ‧ᚮᚱ‧ᚢᛁᛞᛖ‧ᛘᛁᚱ‧ᚭᛌ‧ᚼᛁᛖ‧ᚢᛦᛞ‧ᛖᚱᛖ᛬
    I don’t know if he knows.