Irish Negation

This is a lesson about negation in Irish. This includes words or expressions used to form a negative form as opposted to the affirmative. For example "I don't understand".

Not yet:
No one:
No longer:
Should not:

The below examples demonstrate how to use the negation form in a sentence. Don't be shy to use of these expressions if you don't know something.

We don't understand: Chan eil sinn a' tuigsinn.
I do not speak Japanese: Chan eil Seapanais agam.
I cannot remember the word: Chan eil cuimhne agam air am facail.
You should not forget this word: Cha bu chòir dhut am facail seo dìochuimhneachadh.
No problem!:
I don't know!: Chan eil fhios agam!
I'm not interested!: Chan eil ùidh agam!
Don't worry!: Na bi drag ort!
This is wrong: Tha seo ceàrr.
This is not correct: Chan eil seo ceart.
No one here speaks Greek: Chan eil duine an-seo aig a bheil Greugais.
I'm not fluent in Italian yet: Chan eil Eadailtis agam fhathast.

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