Gaelic Lesson Lesson 2- Verb "To Be"/Present Tense/Dependent Form

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Gaelic Lesson Lesson 2- Verb "To Be"/Present Tense/Dependent Form
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  1. a bheil mi? (ə vāl mē)
    am I?
  2. a bheil thu? (ə vāl oo)
    are you? (sing)
  3. a bheil e? (ə vāl e)
    is he? is it?
  4. a bheil i? (ə vāl ē)
    is she? is it?
  5. a bheil sinn? (ə vāl shēnn)
    are we?
  6. a bheil sibh? (ə vāl shēv)
    are you? (plural)
  7. Affirmative answer to a bheil?
    • Tha
    • (yes)
  8. Negative answer to a bheil?
    • Chan eil (chan nnāl)
    • (no)
  9. Negative sentences are formed with?
    • Chan eil (chan nnāl)
    • Chan eil e fuar an diugh.
    • It is not cold today.
  10. What word asks a negative question?
    • Nach (nach)
    • Nach eil Calum anns an achadh?
    • Isn't Calum in the field?
  11. What is the idiomatic use of ann?
    in it
  12. Usage of ann (in it):
    Tha an t-uisge ann.
    (ha ən toosh-kə aun)
    • Tha an t-uisge ann.
    • The rain is in it.
    • (ie; it is raining)
  13. Usage of ann (in it):
    Tha latha math ann an diugh.
    (ha la-ə ma aun ən joo)
    • Tha latha math ann an diugh.
    • Good day is in today.
    • (ie; It is a good day today)
  14. What word aspirates (puts an h after the first letter) of all applicable consonants?
    What does it mean?
    • "Glé" (glay)
    • very
  15. The word glé aspirates all adjectives that begin with particular consonants followed by a vowel. Which consonants?
    • B C D
    • F G M
    • P T S
  16. The word glé aspirates all adjectives that begin with particular consonants followed by a vowel.
    It also aspires consonants followed by which three non-vowel letters?
    L N R
  17. Glé mhór (glay vōr)
    Very big.
  18. Glé fhuar (glay ooər)
    Very cold.
  19. Glé ghlas (glay ghlas)
    Very grey.
  20. Glé bheag (glay vāək)
    Very small.
  21. Glé shalach (glay halch)
    Very dirty.
  22. Glé àrd (glay aard)
    Very high.
  23. Glé luath (glay looə)
    Very swift.
  24. Glé sgìth (glay skee)
    Very tired.
  25. Words that cannot be aspired by the word "glé" remain unchanged as they start with what?
    • Vowels
    • L N R
    • SG SM SP ST

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