Last modified on 4 August 2014, at 14:13

attá

See also: atta, Atta, átta, and åtta

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

ad- +‎ , from Proto-Celtic *tā- (compare Welsh taw (there is)), from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to be

ConjugationEdit

Usage notesEdit

This is the so-called "substantive verb", which takes an adjective (phrase), adverb (phrase) or prepositional phrase as the predicate but not a noun (phrase). When a noun or noun phrase is the predicate, the copula is is used instead.

DescendantsEdit

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