See also: anúas and a-nuas

Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish anúas, from an- + uas.

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit


  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 notes edit

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 terms edit

See Category:Irish phrasal verbs with particle (anuas)

See also edit

Further reading edit

Old Irish edit

Adverb edit


  1. Alternative spelling of anúas

Portuguese edit

Verb edit


  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of anuir

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈanwas/ [ˈa.nwas]
  • Rhymes: -anwas
  • Syllabification: a‧nuas

Adjective edit


  1. feminine plural of anuo