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See also: atta, Atta, átta, attā, åtta, and attą̊

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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ad- +‎ ·tá.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

at·tá (prototonic ·tá, verbal noun buith)

  1. to be

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:attá.

Usage notesEdit

This is the so-called "substantive verb", which takes an adverb, an adverbial phrase, or a prepositional phrase as the predicate. When the predicate is a noun, a pronoun, or an adjective, the copula is is used instead.

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish:
  • Manx: ta
  • Scottish Gaelic: tha

Further readingEdit