Irish Gaelic Translations
Irish Gaelic
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Word order in the Irish Language

It's important to realise that Irish expresses ideas differently than English does. For example, in Irish the verb (action word) usually comes first.

Word order

There are several other important differences between English and Irish. That's why it's not a good idea to try to translate sentences directly from English to Irish. A better approach is to learn patterns for sentences and phrases. Once you understand a pattern, you can use it to express a wide variety of thoughts.

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