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trínar

See also: trinar and trínár

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʲɾʲiːnˠəɾˠ/

ParticleEdit

trínar (form used before non-past tenses trína) (used before a past tense; triggers lenition of a following consonant except in the autonomous form)

  1. through which/whom
    an doras trínar chuaigh mé isteachthe door through which I went in

Usage notesEdit

Especially in the spoken language, it is more common to use the indirect relative particle ar with a resumptive prepositional pronoun:

an doras ar chuaigh mé isteach trídthe door I went in through

ParticleEdit

trínar (form used before a vowel in the present/future trínarb, form used before a vowel in the past/conditional trínarbh) (used before a consonant sound; triggers lenition in the past/conditional)

  1. through which/whom is
    an seomra trínar mian liom siúlthe room through which I want to walk
  2. through which/whom was/would be
    tír trínar mhaith liom taisteala country through which I would like to travel

Usage notesEdit

Here again, it is more common, especially in the spoken language, to use the indirect relative particle ar with a resumptive prepositional pronoun:

an seomra ar mian liom siúl trídthe room I want to walk through
tír ar mhaith liom taisteal tríthia country I would like to travel through

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