Irish Comaprative

In this page we will explore the comaprative in Irish. This includes the superlative form as well. Very useful when comparing two things or more.

As . . . as: cho … ri
Taller: àirde
Shorter: goiride
Younger: òige
Older: sine
As tall as : cho àrd ri
Taller than: nas àirde na
Shorter than: nas goiride na
More beautiful: nas bòidhiche
Less beautiful: chan eil cho bòideach ri
Most beautiful: as bòidhiche
Happy: toilichte
Happier: nas toilichte na
Happiest: as toilichte
You are happy: Tha thu toilichte
You are as happy as Maya: Tha thu cho toilichte ri Maya
You are happier than Maya: Tha thu nas toilichte na Maya
You are the happiest: 'S e thusa as toilichte.
Good: math
Better: nas fheàrr
Best: as fheàrr
Bad: dona
Worse: nas miosa
Worst: as miosa

With the above examples you can compare, or create superlative (superiority), sentences with no problems. Let's move on to the next subject below. You can also choose your own topic from the menu above.

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