How to use demonstrative pronouns in Manx

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Manx

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

Manx demonstrative pronouns : this

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


yn caillin shoh
this girl
yn cabbyl shoh
this horse
yn paitchey shoh
this child
yn lioar shoh
this book
yn chlagh shoh
this stone
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About Manx

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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Basic words and phrases in Manx

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

She ooyl shoh.
This is an apple.
She caair shoh.
This is a chair.
She lhiabbee shoh.
This is a bed.
She boayrd shoh.
This is a table.
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Step 6 : Manx 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 lioar, caair and dorrys (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 Manx demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Manx demonstrative pronouns with the nouns lioar, caair and dorrys and the plural nouns lioaryn, caairyn and dorrysyn you can move on to Step 7 (Manx adjectives).

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