Gaelic Prepositions

This is a list of prepositions in Gaelic. This includes words related to positions (i.e. under, on top of ...), conjunctions (and, but ...) and many more.

On top of: air
Under: fo
Inside: a-staigh; a-steach (with movement)
Outside: a-muigh; a-mach (with movement)
Behind: air cùl
In front of: air beulaibh
Near: faisg air
Between: eadar

These are more popular prepositions you might find useful at some point or another.

After: an dèidh
Before: ro (followed by a noun); mu (followed by a verb)
With: còmhla ri
Without: gun
Since: o chionn
Until: gus
From: às
To: do
Instead of: an àite
In: ann an
Against: an aghaidh
As: mar
About: mu dheidhinn
For: airson

The following are conjunctions used to connect words, sentences, or phrases.

And: agus
Or: no
But: ach
So: mar sin

Now is the time for some prepositions used in a sentence. We are using the following: (from, under, inside, with, in, but) as examples.

I'm from Japan: Tha mi à Seapan.
The pen is under the desk: Tha am peann fon a' bhòrd.
The letter is inside the book: Tha an litir anns an leabhar.
Can I practice Italian with you?: Am faod mi Eadailtis cleachdadh còmhla riut?
I was born in Miami: Rugadh mi ann am Miami.
I speak French but with an accent: Tha Fraingis agam agus guth-ghleus agam cuideachd.

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