See also: Agus, agús, and aĝus

EsperantoEdit

VerbEdit

agus

  1. conditional of agi

IdoEdit

VerbEdit

agus

  1. conditional of agar

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ocus (and) (originally ‘proximity’), from Proto-Celtic *onkus-tus, from *onkus (near)

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

agus

  1. and
    Synonym:
    arán agus imbread and butter
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 1:
      hug šē klox wōr, agəs xȧ šē leš ə wińōg ī.
      conventional orthography: Thug sé cloch mhór agus chaith sé leis an bhfuinneog í.
      He took a big stone and he threw it at the window.
  2. while; although (introduces a small clause)
    Bhreathnaigh sí ar an teilifís agus é ina chodladh.
    She watched television while he slept. (or) She watched television although he was asleep.
  3. as
    chomh geal agus sneachtaas white as snow
    a oiread agus ba mhian leisas much as he wanted
    fad agus atá tú annfor as long as you’re there
    ionann agusthe same as

Derived termsEdit

  • aguisín (addition, addendum)
  • agusóir (halting, inarticulate, speaker)

Further readingEdit


MaguindanaoEdit

NounEdit

agus

  1. current

Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ocus (and) (originally ‘proximity’), from Proto-Celtic *onkus-tus, from *onkus (near)

ConjunctionEdit

agus

  1. and
    aran agus ìmbread and butter
  2. as
    Tha e cheart cho math agus a bha e.It is just as good as it was.
  3. while; although (introduces a small clause)
    Nach truagh leat mi, agus mi am prìosan?
    Do you not pity me, although I am in prison?

ReferencesEdit

  • agus” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “ocus”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language