Irish Questions

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

Learning the Irish Questions displayed below is vital to the language. Irish questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ... Here are some examples:

English QuestionsIrish Questions
QuestionsCeisteanna
how?conas?
what?Cad é ? /Céard é ?
who?Cé?
why?cén fáth?
where?cén áit?

Notice the structure of the Questions in Irish.

List of Questions in Irish

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

English QuestionsIrish Questions
where is he?Cá bhfuil sé? Cá háit a bhfuil sé?
what is this?cad é seo?
why are you sad?cén fáth a bhfuil brón ort?
how do you want to pay?Cén chaoi ar mhaith leat íoc?
can I come?Cead agam a theacht? An féidir liom teacht?
is he sleeping?An bhfuil sé ina chodladh?
do you know me?An bhfuil a fhios agat cé mé ? (Do you know who I am?)
do you have my book?An bhfuil mo leabhar agat?
how big is it?cé chomh mór is atá sé?
can I help you?An féidir liom cabhrú leat?
can you help me?An féidir leat cabhrú liom?
do you speak English?An labhraionn tú Bearla?
how far is this?chomh fada chun é seo?
what time is it?cén t-am é?
how much is this?Cén méad ar seo?
what is your name?cad is ainm duit?
where do you live?Cá bhfuil tú i do chónaí?/Cá bhfuil cónaí ort?

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