English

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Noun

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anns

  1. plural of ann

Anagrams

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Scottish Gaelic

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Etymology

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Extension of san with ann (in it, there), compare ann an from ann (in it, there) + an (in).

Preposition

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anns (+ dative)

  1. the form of (ann) an, am (in) used before definite article: in
    Tha iad a' fuireach anns a' bhaile.They live in the town.
    Thachair sin anns an naoitheamh linn deug.That happened in the nineteenth century.
    Tha iad anns na bàtaichean.They are in the boats.

Usage notes

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References

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  • Edward Dwelly (1911) “anns”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary]‎[1], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • MacLennan, Malcolm (1925) A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Edinburgh: J. Grant, →OCLC