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lenarbh

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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlʲɛnˠəɾˠvˠ/

ParticleEdit

lenarbh (form used before a consonant inar) (used before a vowel sound)

  1. with which/whom was/would be
    an fear lenarbh fhéidir labhairt le hainmhithethe man who could talk to animals
    páiste lenarbh eagal go dtiocfadh robálaí sa teacha child who was afraid that a robber would come into the house

Usage notesEdit

Especially in the spoken language, it is more common to use the indirect relative particle ar with a resumptive prepositional pronoun:

an fear arbh fhéidir leis labhairt le hainmhithethe man who could talk to animals
páiste arbh eagal leis go dtiocfadh robálaí sa teacha child who was afraid that a robber would come into the house

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