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PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

os cionn (plus genitive or possessive determiner, triggers no mutation)

  1. above
    Faoi dheireadh, bhí spéir gorm os ár gcionn.At last a blue sky was above us.
    Cad a chuirfidh tú os cionn na leapa?What will you put above the bed?
  2. more than
  3. beyond, exceeding
  4. in charge of

InflectionEdit

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AdverbEdit

os cionn

  1. above

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Scottish GaelicEdit

PrepositionEdit

os cionn

  1. above
    Antonym: fo

Usage notesEdit

  • Used with a possessive pronoun or the genitive form of a noun.
    • Mu dheireadh, bha adhar gorm os ar cionn.At last a blue sky was above us.
    • Dè a chuireas tu os cionn na leapa?What will you put above the bed?

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