Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronounEdit

ònāj (Cyrillic spelling о̀на̄ј)

  1. (distal) that, that one (farther away than denoted by tȃj)
    onaj čov(j)ekthat 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. various idiomatic and figurative meanings in phrases
    na ovaj ili onaj načinone way or another
    ovo i onothis and that
    kad onowhen suddenly

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • onaj” in Hrvatski jezični portal