How to use the indefinite article in Manx

How to use the indefinite article in Manx

You want to learn how to use the indefinite article in Manx? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Manx lessons complete with useful examples. An apple, a house, a book... we explain it all to you in short, easy to follow lessons.

The Manx indefinite article

The indefinite article is what we call the words 'a' and 'an' in English. The English indefinite article 'a' does not exist in Manx. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered indefinite without the need for a specific word to show this.


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a woman
a son
a stone
a building
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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. These essential phrases cover everything from Manx greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Hee'm oo reesht
See you again
Hee'm oo dy gerrid
See you soon
Hee'm oo ny s'anmey
See you later
Hee'm oo mairagh
See you tomorrow
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Step 3 : The indefinite article in Manx

The indefinite article is what we call the word a in English. The indefinite article is used with nouns in English (a book, a chair, a door etc.). To get started in Manx, pick just 3 important nouns. We suggest you learn the nouns lioar, caair and dorrys (book, chair, door). Once you have learned these nouns, you can then learn how to use each noun with the indefinite article. This is easy in Manx, because in Manx, there is no indefinite article. So the word lioar can mean book or a book, the word caair can mean chair or a chair and the word dorrys can mean door or a door. You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the indefinite article in Manx including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the indefinite article with the Manx nouns lioar, caair and dorrys, you're ready to move on to Step 4 (the definite article in Manx).

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