Quick guide to numbers cheat sheet


For Irish language learners

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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.

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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.

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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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