How to use demonstrative pronouns in Irish

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Irish

You want to learn how to use demonstrative pronouns in Irish? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Irish lessons complete with useful examples. This house, that house... we make learning Irish demonstrative pronouns easy for you.

Irish demonstrative pronouns : this

Demonstrative pronouns are used with nouns to make them more specific. A unique feature of Irish is that, unlike English, the demonstrative pronoun comes after the noun. The English demonstrative pronoun 'this' is 'seo' in Irish.


an t-úll seo
this apple
an bhean seo
this woman
an capall seo
this horse
an leabhar seo
this book
an bord seo
this table
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Irish Gaelic is a Celtic language related to Welsh, Scottish Gaelic, Cornish and Breton. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Irish would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Irish

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

Is cathaoir í seo.
This is a chair.
Is bord é seo.
This is a table.
Is fuinneog í seo.
This is a window.
Is leabhar é seo.
This is a book.
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Step 6 : Irish demonstrative pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are used to refer to specific objects and their locations. In English, this would be the words this and these to refer to objects which are near and that and those to refer to objects which are further away. Using the nouns leabhar, and (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use the demonstrative pronouns with each of these nouns (this book, that chair, these doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Irish demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Irish demonstrative pronouns with the nouns leabhar, and and the plural nouns leabhair, cathaoireacha and doirse you can move on to Step 7 (Irish adjectives).

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