How to use the definite article in Manx

You want to learn how to use the definite article in Manx? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Manx lessons complete with useful examples. The apple, the house, the book... we'll teach you about the Manx definite article in a simple, clear and enjoyable way.

The Manx definite article

The definite article is what we call the word 'the' in English. The definite article is used with nouns. For nouns in the singular, the English definite article 'the' is 'yn' in Manx. The word 'yn' is not used for nouns in the plural.

Examples

yn fockle
the word
yn lught thie
the family
yn chlagh
the stone
yn moddey
the dog
yn dooinney
the man
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Manx is a Celtic language related to Welsh, Irish, Gaelic, Cornish and Breton. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Manx would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Step 4 : The definite article in Manx

The definite article is what we call the word the in English. The definite article is used with nouns. Using the nouns lioar, caair and dorrys (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn how to use the definite article with each of the nouns. The nouns together with the definite article are yn lioar, yn chaair and yn dorrys (the book, the chair, the door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the definite article in Manx including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the definite article with the Manx nouns lioar, caair and dorrys, you're ready to move on to Step 5 (the plural in Manx).

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