This is a list of pronouns in Irish. This includes subject, object, and the possessive. These are used on a daily basis, so don't skip this lesson. We start with the object pronouns such as "I, you, her ..."
|You (pl.): sibh|
Here are samples to demonstrate how the object pronoun is used in a sentence.
|I love you: Tha gaol agam ortsa.|
|She is beautiful: Tha i bòidheach.
|We are happy: Tha sinn toilichte.|
|They are dancing: Tha iad a' dannsa.|
Now we look into the subject pronoun such as "me, him, us, them ...".
These are examples to demonstrate how the subject pronoun is used in a sentence.
|Give me your phone number: Thoir an àireamh fòn agad dhomh.|
|I can give you my email: 'S urrainn dhomh am post-d agam toirt dhut.
|Tell him to call me: Abair ris a chuir fòn thugam.|
|Can you call us?: An cuir sibh fòn thugainn?|
We reach now the possessive adjective part, used to refer to thing we possess. Examples: "my, our, their ...".
|Your (pl.): ur|
Here are samples to demonstrate how the possessive adjective is used.
|My phone number is . . .: 'S e ….. a th' ann an àireamh fòn agam.|
|His email is . . .: 'S e …. a th' ann am post-d aige.
|Our dream is to visit Spain: 'S ann dol don Spàinnt a tha am bruadair againn.|
|Their country is beautiful: Tha an dùthaich aca àlainn.|
This is the possessive pronoun. Used as an alternative to the possessive adjectives above. Instead of saying "It is my dog" you can say "It is mine".
|Yours (pl.): leibhse|
These are some examples of the possessive pronoun in a sentence.
|The book is mine: 'S ann leamsa a tha an leabhar!|
|Is this pen yours?: A bheil am peann seo leatsa?
|The shoes are hers: 'S ann leatha-fhèin a tha na brògan.|
|Victory is ours: 'S ann leinnse a tha a' bhuaidh!|
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