Welcome to the second Irish lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Irish to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general adjectives are words which describe or modify another person or object in a given sentence. For example: a beautiful flower the adjective is [beautiful] because it describes the noun [flower]. The following examples use adjectives in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar Rules - Irish|
|my house is white|
[noun + adjective] tá mo teach bán
|your country is big|
[noun + adjective] tá do thír mór
|new books are expensive|
[plural + adjective] tá leabhair nua daor
|we are happy here|
[pronoun + verb + adjective] tá áthas orainn anseo
|she has three small dogs|
[adjective + plural] tá trí mhadra bheaga aici
|this language is very easy|
[adverb + adjective] tá an teanga seo an-éasca
|I have a small green house|
[adjective + adjective] tá teach glas beag agam
We're not done yet! The following is a list of more adjectives for you, often used when referring to weather conditions. I think it would be wise to memorize them.
ag cur báistí
ag cur sneachta
Now we finally reach the most exciting part, the practice of the daily expressions used in almost every conversation. I recommend memorizing these phrases, because you will need them for sure.
|English - Irish|
|hi dia duit!|
|how are you? cén chaoi an bhfuil tú?|
|I'm good, thank you tá mé go breá, go raibh maith agat!|
|and you? agus (cén chaoi an bhfuil) tusa?|
|what is your name? cén t-ainm atá ort?|
|my name is Maya maya is ainm dom|
|nice to meet you tá sé go deas castáil leat!|
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