Irish Plural

If you're trying to learn Irish Plural which is also called Gaelic, check our courses about Plural and Singular... 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 Plural

Learning the Irish Plural displayed below is vital to the language. Irish Plurals are grammatical numbers, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world. In the English language, singular and plural are the only grammatical numbers. Here are some examples:

English PluralIrish Plural
PluralPlural
my bookmo leabhar
my booksmo leabhair
our daughterár n-iníon
our daughtersár n-iníocha
I'm coldTá mé fuar
we're coldtáimid fuar
his chickensa shicíní/ a chuid sicíní
their chickena gcuid sicíní

Notice the structure of the Plural in Irish.

List of Plurals in Irish

Below is a list of the Plurals and Singulars in Irish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Irish vocabulary.

English PluralIrish Plural
alligatorailigéadar
alligatorsalligators
bearbéar
bearsbéir
birdéan
birdséin
bulltarbh
bullstairbh
catcat
catscait
cow
cowsba
deerfia
many deergo leor fianna
dogmadra
dogsmadraí
donkeyasal
donkeysasail
eagleIolar
eaglesiolair
elephanteilifint
elephantseilifintí
giraffesioráf
giraffessioráif
goatgabhar
goatsgabhair
horsecapall
horsescapaill
lionleon
lionsleoin
monkeymoncaí
monkeysmoncaithe
mouseluch
micelucha
rabbitcoinín
rabbitscoiníní
snakenathair
snakesnathracha
tigertíogar
tigerstíogair
wolfmactíre
wolvesmictíre

Plural and Singular have a very important role in Irish. Once you're done with the Gaelic Plural, 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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