Welcome to the third Irish lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Irish to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules - Irish|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun] an bhfuil bainne agat?
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun] tá bainne agus caife agam
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun] tá trí úll aige
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun] níl ach úll amháin aici
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun] tá cónaí orainn i dteach beag
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun] is maith liom ár mbricfeasta
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|English - Irish|
|Do you speak (English/ Irish)? an labhraíonn tú (béarla/gaeilge)?|
|Just a little beagán|
|I like Irish is maith liom Gaeilge|
|Can I practice with you? an féidir liom cleachtadh leat?|
|How old are you? cén aois thú?|
|I'm thirty three years old tá mé tríocha bliain d'aois|
|It was nice talking to you bhí sé go deas caint leat!|
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