https://www.duolingo.com/miletaro

Nach, Ní, Níl

I'm having a hard time remembering which form to use in a sentence.

Does anyone have any helpful hints they've memorized to help them remember the difference?

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/KrystleLee1

Is maith liom e - I like it.... ----- ni maith liom e - i don't like it

Ta a fhios agam - I know....------ nil a fhios agam - I do not know

Is iontach e! - It is wonderful! ----- nach iontach e?! - isn't it wonderful?!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/miletaro

Excellent; these clear it up for me. Go raibh maith agaoibh!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fr224
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Ní= negative form of Is

Níl= negatiive form of Tá (Níl= Ní Fhuil)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Louiswu15
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And nach? I don't think I've seen it yet in the course.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nithuigim

Nach creates a negative question.

An bhfuil tú go maith? are you well?

Nach bhfuil tú go maith? aren't you well?

An féidir leat? can you?

Nach féidir leat? can't you?

An raibh an capall ann? was the horse there?

Nach raibh an capall ann? wasn't the horse there?

etc.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Louiswu15
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Thanks. Go raibh maith agaoibh

3 years ago
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