Infinitive (definition)

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The infinitive is a special form of the verb that is found in non-finite clauses. In English it is marked with the particle to as in I want him to leave. Gaelic doesn't have an infinitive form per se. Instead Verbal Nouns are used instead.

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  • Lamb, William (2003) Scottish Gaelic. 2nd edition. Munich: Lingcom Europa
  • Carnie, A. (2013) Syntax: A Generative Introduction. 3rd Edition. Wiley Blackwell.