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Quick guide to numbers cheat sheet

Following on from our Guide to Numbers cheat sheet for Irish language learners, we’ve condensed the info into one sheet. Download the free PDF below.

Free Shareable Cheat Sheet

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More info

This shareable cheat sheet is a quick reference tool with examples of counting in the Irish language across four different forms:

  • Basic numbers in Irish (one, two, three…)
  • Counting things
  • Counting people (yes, this is different!)
  • Ordinal numbers (1st, 2nd, 3rd…)

The cheat sheet contains a notes section:

  • Séimhiú on 2-6 when counting things, urú on 7-10
  • Nouns after personal numbers in genitive plural
  • Séimhiú on b, c, f, g, m, p after beirt and an chéad

See our blog posts on lenition (séimhiú) and urú (ellipsis) for some more information on these.

Go Deeper Along Your Irish Language Journey

This cheat sheet is based on the module “A Guide to Numbers and Counting” in Aistear Reference Pack, available to our Explore and Grow members.

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