Complementizers are particles that introduce embedded clauses. In English these include that, if and whether. In Gaelic, gu, nach, ma and some forms of a are all complementizers. In traditional grammars these are sometimes called "subordinators" or "subordinating conjunctions".
- a (relative)
- ged a "although", takes relative future.
- far a "where"
- gus a "until"
- anns a bheil "in which"
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- Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.