How to use possessive pronouns in Gaelic

How to use possessive pronouns in Gaelic

You want to learn how to use possessive pronouns in Gaelic? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Gaelic lessons complete with useful examples. My book, your book, all our books... we make learning Gaelic possessive pronouns easy.

Gaelic possessive pronouns : my

Possessive pronouns are used in Gaelic to describe possession or ownership. The Gaelic word for 'my' is 'mo'. When the nouns starts with a vowel however, the word 'mo' contracts to 'm''. The word 'mo' often causes a sound change in the noun which follows it.


mo bhòrd
my table
mo leabhar
my book
mo leabaidh
my bed
mo cheist
my question
mo pheann
my pen
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Gaelic is a celtic language related to Welsh, Irish, Cornish and Breton. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Gaelic would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Tha i a' sileadh.
It is raining.
Tha i fuar a-muigh.
It is cold.
Tha i math a-muigh.
It is nice out.
Tha i sgòthach a-muigh.
It is cloudy out.
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Step 9 : Gaelic possessive pronouns

Possessive pronouns are used to describe ownership or possession. To start out, learn to use just two Gaelic possessive pronouns. We suggest you learn mo mhàthair, m' athair and do mhàthair, d' athair (my mother, my father, your mother, your father). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Gaelic possessive pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned using these phrases by heart you can move on to the bonus Step 10 (Simple Gaelic sentences).

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