How to conjugate a verb in Gaelic

How to conjugate a verb in Gaelic

You want to learn how to conjugate Gaelic verbs? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Gaelic lessons complete with useful examples. I speak, you speak, we all speak... we make learning Gaelic verbs fun.

Gaelic verb conjugation: I

Verbs are used to describe actions. Verbs in Gaelic can use the verb 'to be' as an auxiliary verb. Only the verb 'to be' is conjugated. The linking word 'a'' is used between the verb 'to be' and the main verb. This is similar to the structure in English with 'I am eating' or 'They are singing' etc.

Examples

Tha mi ag iarraidh an leabhair
I want the book
Tha mi a' dùnadh
I close
Tha mi a' bruidhinn
I speak
Tha mi a' toirt...
I take
Tha mi a' cluinntinn
I hear
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About Gaelic

About Gaelic

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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Basic words and phrases in Gaelic

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

Oidhche mhath dhut !
Have a nice evening !
Deireadh seachdain math dhut !
Have a nice weekend !
Latha math dhut !
Have a nice day !
Fuirich math dhut!
Have a nice stay !
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Step 8 : Gaelic verbs

Verbs are used to describe actions. There are 1000's of verbs that you can learn in Gaelic. A good approach would be to start out by learning just three Gaelic verbs by heart. We suggest you learn the Gaelic verbs faic, iarr and is toigh leis (see, want, like). Using the nouns leabhar, cathair and doras (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each verb with each noun (I want the book, you see the chair, they like the door etc.). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Gaelic verbs including useful examples. After you've learned using the three verbs faic, iarr and is toigh leis by heart you can move on to Step 9 (Gaelic possessive pronouns).

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