Irish Adverbs

If you're trying to learn Irish Adverbs which is also called Gaelic, check our courses about Adverbs of time place manner and frequency... to help you with your Irish grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Irish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Irish Adverbs

Learning the Irish Adverbs displayed below is vital to the language. Irish adverbs are part of speech. Generally they're words that modify any part of language other than a noun. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives (including numbers), clauses, sentences and other adverbs. Here are some examples:

English AdverbsIrish Adverbs
adverbsDobhriathra
I read a book sometimesUaireanta léighim leabhar
I will never smokeNí chaithfidh mé tobac choíche
are you alone?An bhfuil tú i d'aonar

Notice the structure of the Adverbs in Irish.

List of Adverbs in Irish

Below is a list of the Adverbs of time place manner and frequency in Irish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Irish vocabulary.

English AdverbsIrish Adverbs
adverbs of timeDobhriathra ama
yesterdayinné
todayinniu
tomorrowamárach
nowanois
thenansin
laterníos déanaí
tonightanocht
right nowAnois díreach/lom láithreach
last nightaréir
this morningan mhaidin seo/maidin inniu
next weekan tseachtain seo chugainn
alreadycheana
recentlyle gairid
latelyle déanaí
soongo luath
immediatelygan mhoill ( without delay )
stillfós
yetgo fóill
agoó shin
adverbs of placedobhriathra áite
hereanseo
thereansin
over therethall ansin/ thall ansúd
everywherei ngach áit
anywhereáit ar bith
nowhereáit ar bith
homeag baile/sa bhaile
awayas baile
outamach/ amuigh
adverbs of mannerdobhriathra modha
veryan-
quitego leor
prettydeas
reallyi ndáiríre
fasttapa/ tapaidh
wellgo maith
hardcrua
quicklygo tapa
slowlygo mall
carefullygo cúramach
hardlyéigean
barelyar éigean
mostlyden chuid is mó
almostbeagnach
absolutelygo hiomlán
togetherle chéile
alonei n-aonar/ina haonar/.ina n-aonar
adverbs of frequencydobhriathra minicíochta
alwaysi gcónaí
frequentlygo minic
usuallyde ghnáth
sometimesuaireanta
occasionallyó am go ham
seldomIs annamh a
rarelygo hannamh
neverriamh

Adverbs of time place manner and frequency have a very important role in Irish. Once you're done with the Gaelic Adverbs, you might want to check the rest of our Irish lessons here: Learn Irish. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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