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Intro is the first skill in the Scottish Gaelic language course. It has 4 lessons.

Grammar Notes[]

Grammar notes begins by explaining the language, though appearing difficult, follows simple grammar. There is no indefinite article in Scots Gaelic. Scottish Gaelic word order is Verb-Subject-Object. Normally, adjectives also come at the end. "Tha" and "Chan eil" are both present tense forms of "to be"."Seo" is also a useful word to know and translates as "there is" or "here is". The gaelic alphabet has only 18 letters, omitting J,K,Q,V,W,X,Y and Z.

Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • balach = boy
  • caileag = girl
  • cat = cat
  • = dog
  • muc = pig
  • agus = and

Lesson 2[]

  • tha = am/is/are
  • beag = small
  • mòr = big
  • snog = nice
  • Anna = Anna (name)
  • Calum = Calum (name)
  • Eilidh = Eilidh (name)

Lesson 3[]

  • = cow
  • caraid = friend
  • math = good
  • dona = bad
  • chan eil = am/is/are not, am/is/are no
  • Gàidhlig = Gaelic
  • Iain = Iain/John (name)

Lesson 4[]

  • seo = this is, here is, these are
  • tunnag = duck
  • cearc = chicken
  • piseag = kitten
  • IRN BRU = IRN BRU (a Scottish fizzy drink)
  • Mòrag = Morag (name)

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