Nouns in the Irish language change depending on context, and they can change quite a bit!
This can be frustrating for learners of the Irish language.
In this cheat sheet, you’ll learn how to recognize a noun’s gender in the Irish language.
It’s important to the know the gender of a noun, so that we know which changes to make when the noun is used in different forms.
Modern Irish has two genders: firinscneach (masculine) and baininscneach (feminine).
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This cheat sheet is based one topic in the module “A Guide to Nouns and Cases” in our Aistear Reference Pack, available to our Explore and Grow members.
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