onaj

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *onъ + *jь. Akin to tȃj and òvāj.

PronounEdit

ònāj (Cyrillic spelling о̀на̄ј)

  1. that one (distal, farther away than denoted by tȃj)
    onaj čov(j)ek‎ ― that man
    pratite onaj taksi!‎ ― follow that cab!
  2. (with an adjective) the (one)
    gd(j)e je onaj drugi?‎ ― where is the other guy?
    onaj s puškom?‎ ― the one with the rifle?
  3. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    na ovaj ili onaj način‎ ― one way or the other
    ovo i ono‎ ― this and that
    kad ono‎ ― and then after everything

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Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • onaj” in Hrvatski jezični portal
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