How to form the plural in Breton

How to form the plural in Breton

You want to learn how to use the plural in Breton? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Breton lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Breton.

Breton nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. The are several ways to form the plural in Breton. The most common way to form the plural is to add '-où' to the end of the word. Other common ways to form the plural are to add '-ioù' or '-ed' to the end of the word.

Examples

gwazed
men
levrioù
books
bugale
children
dorioù
doors
tiez
houses
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About Breton

Breton is a celtic language related to Welsh, Irish, Cornish and Gaelic. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Breton would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Breton

Learn to get by in Breton with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Breton phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Mezeg eo.
He is a doctor.
Ur gwaz eo.
He is a man.
Ur paotr eo.
He is a boy.
Kelenner eo.
He is a teacher.
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If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Breton in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Breton learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Breton in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Breton.

Step 5 : The plural in Breton

The plural is important in Breton when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns levr, kador and dor (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are levrioù, kadorioù and dorioù. Now learn how to use each of these Breton plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are al levrioù, ar c'hadorioù and an dorioù (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Breton plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of levr, kador and dor, you can move on to Step 6 (Breton demonstrative pronouns).

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