Inverted Nominal

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Predicates that take the inverted nominal

  • Is toigh le likes
  • Is fearr le prefers
  • Tha e airson "he wants"
  • Is urrainn dha
  • Faodaidh e
  • Feumaidh e

particle a

see A (infinitive marker)

shows up as a possessive pronoun when there is a pronominal object

  • lenites consonants other than f:
    • Is toigh leam an dorus a dhùnadh
  • with f, lenition happens but a disappears:
    • Is toigh leam an duine fhaicinn
  • with vowels the particle disappears
    • Is toigh leam am bainne òl