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Prepositions in the Irish Language

There isn't an exact correspondence between Irish prepositions and English prepositions, but the table below gives a rough guide. Prepositions are very important in Irish because they often affect the meaning of a verb. For that reason, it's a good idea to think of the verb and the preposition together when trying to understand the meaning of a sentence.

Irish English
ag at
ar on
as out of
chun, chuig to
de of, off
do to, for
faoi under
i in
idir between
le with
ˇ from
roimh before
that over
trÝ through
um about

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