Simple Prepositions

In this Irish language lesson walk-through from Bitesize Cúrsaí, Gabrielle covers simple prepositions.

This is certainly one of the more advanced lessons, and good if you’re an active learner. It’s from lesson Simple Prepositions in the Bitesize Cúrsaí course Crash Course Nouns 1.

Some notes from the walk-through

Grúpa 1

Ní shéimhníonn nó ní uraíonn na réamhfhocail seo túschonsan ainmfhocail ach amháin i gcás ‘le chéile’. (no change to the first consonant of the noun except in le chéile)

Grúpa 2

Séimhíonn na réamhfhocail seo túschonsan ainmfhocail de ghnáth. (The first consonant of the noun is usually lenited)

Grúpa 3

Uraíonn an réamhfhocal seo túschonsan de ghnáth. (The first consonant of the noun is usually eclipsed)

Samplaí:

  • Tá teach mór ag Seán.
  • Chuamar go Gaillimh inné.
  • Beidh sé as póca má dhíolann sé an rothar ar phraghas íseal.
  • Tá an abhainn sin faoi thalamh.
  • Léim sé de gheit.
  • Bhí mé ann um thráthnóna.
  • Thug sé an leabhar do Mháire.
  • Tá cónaí uirthi i gCorcaigh.
  • Léim an madra thar gheata.
  • Bhí eagla ar Dhiarmaid roimh an madra.

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