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Nach, Ní, Níl

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    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?

    February 5, 2015

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    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/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?!


    [deactivated user]

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


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fr224

      Ní= negative form of Is

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


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Louiswu15

      And nach? I don't think I've seen it yet in the course.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/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.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Louiswu15

      Thanks. Go raibh maith agaoibh

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