See also: anúas and a-nuas

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish anúas, from an- + uas.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

anuas

  1. down, downwards (from a higher position than the speaker)
  2. now (after le + a noun indicating a period of time)
    le seachtain anuasfor a week now

Usage notesEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

See Category:Irish phrasal verbs with particle (anuas)

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit


Old IrishEdit

AdverbEdit

anuas

  1. Alternative spelling of anúas

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

anuas

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of anuir

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

anuas

  1. feminine plural of anuo