See also: coñas

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cindas; equivalent to (what, which) + ionnas (state, matter)

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

conas (followed by the direct relative particle a)

  1. how, what manner
    Conas atá tú?How are you?
    Conas a rinne tú é?How did you do it?

Usage notesEdit

This form is preferred in the Standard language and in Munster dialect.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ M. L. Sjoestedt-Jonval (1938), Description d’un parler irlandais de Kerry, Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, p. 190.

Further readingEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

conas

  1. plural of cona