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by Cymro
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Quantifiers
Replies: 12
Views: 3029

Re: Quantifiers

Regarding 'enough' without the use of the preposition 'de', is the noun in the genitive? gu leòr fhir, go leòr chon, gu leòr bhòrd etc. ? Or in the nominative? ========================= Regarding 'enough' with the use of the preposition 'de', I understand that the noun will be lenited. As these then...
by Cymro
Fri Dec 19, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Quantifiers
Replies: 12
Views: 3029

Quantifiers

I looked around at various resources to find various ways to quantify nouns in Gaelic. I put together the list below: enough houses : taighean go leòr too many houses : cus thaighean several houses : iomadh taigh many houses : móran thaighean a lot of houses : tòrr thaighean a couple of houses : cai...
by Cymro
Wed Dec 17, 2014 11:20 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Genitive
Replies: 8
Views: 2173

Re: Genitive

OK, based on your advice, I corrected the forms to arrive at these: too many friends : cus chàirdean too many apples : cus ùbhlan too many books : cus leabhraichean too many cities : cus bhailtean-mòra too many days : cus làithean too many dogs : cus chon too many girls : cus chaileagan too many hou...
by Cymro
Wed Dec 17, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Genitive
Replies: 8
Views: 2173

Re: Genitive

Thanks.

This page gives a different rule :

http://www.reocities.com/alltandubh/Lea ... l#Genitive Plural

Can you help clarify this?
by Cymro
Wed Dec 17, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Genitive
Replies: 8
Views: 2173

Re: Genitive

Thanks for your reply.

The link you provided has the following for 'girl' :

caileag
-eig, -an

You mentioned that it is possible to get the plural genitive based on this information.
Could you explain how?

Móran taing
by Cymro
Tue Dec 16, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Genitive
Replies: 8
Views: 2173

Genitive

Hello all. Does anyone know if a site where nouns are list in singular, plural, nominative, genitive etc. I'm looking to find Genitive forms and having trouble. I think that the genitive is used after "móran". Could someone perhaps have a look at the phrases below? many apples : móran ubhalan many b...