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Caitlín - Gàidhlig - UniLang

Caitlín - Gàidhlig

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Caitlín - Gàidhlig

Postby Aisling » 2014-03-05, 17:07

Fàilte!

This is my Scottish Gaelic thread. I'm trying to learn this beautiful (as beautiful as Irish Gaelic) language. I'll do some exercises ;) Check this thread for the exercises that I'm doing.
Native:  (tr), Fluent:  (da)  (el), Advanced:  (en)  (fr)  (de)  (es)  (sv), Intermediate:  (ga)  (bg)  (no)

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Re: Caitlín - Gàidhlig

Postby Aisling » 2014-09-06, 16:03

I will study from the TAIC course.

LESSON 1 - The present tense of the verb "to be"

Tha mi - I am
Tha thu - you are
Tha e - he is
Tha i - she is
Tha sinn - we are
Tha sibh - you are
Tha iad - they are

Tha am fear... - The man is...
Tha an là... - The day is...

NEW WORDS

Adjectives
beag - small
blàth - warm
fliuch - wet
fuar - cold
leisg - lazy, reluctant, loath
mòr - big, large
sgìth - tired
snog - nice
tioram - dry
trang - busy
toilichte - pleased, happy

Nouns
fear - male, man
là - day

Pronouns
mi - I, me
thu - you (singular, familiar)
e - he, him, it
i - she, her, it
sinn - we, us
sibh - you (plural, formal)
iad - they, them

Exercise 1 - Translate into English
Tha mi sgìth - I'm tired.
Tha iad trang - They're busy.
Tha i fuar - She's cold.
Tha iad blàth - They're warm.
Tha sinn leisg - We're lazy.
Tha sibh tioram - You're dry.

Exercise 2 - Translate into Gàidhlig
We are cold - Tha sinn fuar
You are small - Tha thu/sibh beag
They are big - Tha iad mòr
I am lazy - Tha mi leisg
He is busy - Tha e trang
She is tired - Tha i sgìth

A bhith

Independent : tha
Dependent : bheil

Tha for positive statements
Chan eil for negative statements
A bheil for asking a question
Nach eil for a negative question.

Exercise 3 - Translate into English
A bheil thu sgìth? - Are you tired?
Nach eil i fliuch? - Isn't she wet?
Chan eil iad trang - They aren't busy
Chan eil sinn fuar - We aren't cold
Nach eil iad leisg? - Aren't they lazy?
A bheil sibh fuar? - Are you cold?

Exercise 4 - Translate into Gàidhlig
I am not cold - Chan eil mi fuar
Are you warm? - A bheil thu blàth?
Are you not warm? - Nach eil thu blàth?
Is she tired? - A bheil i sgìth?
Are they pleased? - A bheil iad toilichte?
Isn't she nice? - Nach eil i snog?
He isn't dry - Chan eil e tioram
We aren't lazy - Chan eil sinn leisg
Native:  (tr), Fluent:  (da)  (el), Advanced:  (en)  (fr)  (de)  (es)  (sv), Intermediate:  (ga)  (bg)  (no)


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