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Focail chosúla: thee · them · then · they · she · tee · thy · tie · toe · bathe
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1 determiner before noun referring to sth/sb assumed to be known or identified by contextan  c m uthe door an dorasI'm on the bus táim ar an mbusout from the window amach ón bhfuinneogno matter what the weather is cuma cén chaoi a mbíonn an aimsirwhere are the big ones? cá bhfuil na cinn mhóra? 2 determiner before noun referring to sth/sb already mentioned or impliedan  c m uCome in. The place is a mess. Tar isteach. Tá an áit trí chéile.
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 determiner informal before disease, disorderan  c m uthe flu an fliúhe has the measles tá an bhruitíneach air 4 determiner informal used in place of a possessive adjective (your, his, etc)how's the son getting on? conas atá do mhac ag déanamh?himself and the wife é féin agus a bhean chéile, é féin agus í féinshe was good to the kids chaith sí go maith leis na leanaí, bhí sí go maith do na leanaíhe didn't get on with the boss níor réitigh sé lena bhas 5 determiner before noun with defining or identifying phrase or clausean  c m uthe train at Platform Three an traein atá ag Ardán a Tríin the year 2014 sa bhliain 2014I was the one who came up with the name mise a chuimhnigh ar an ainmthe birth of her eldest daughter saolú a céad inínethe blessing of the boats beannú na mbád 6 determiner before noun or adjective identifying a subsetthe one that got away an ceann a thug na cosa leisthe worst day of my life an lá is measa a bhí riamh agamthe best you can do chomh maith agus is féidir leatfor the last four months le ceithre mhí anuasthe third floor an tríú hurlárthe only person I've left an t-aon duine amháin atá fágtha agam 7 determiner before noun identifying the person of a particular nameJohn Paul the second Eoin Pól a DóJohn the Baptist Eoin BaisteAlexander the Great Alastar Mór 8 determiner before noun referring to current time or immediate eventplayer of the year imreoir na bliana 9 determiner before noun referring to a part of sth/sbat the bottom of the list ag bun an liostagrip of the hand greim láimhetip of the tongue barr na teanga 10 determiner before noun referring to sb/sth uniqueThe Taoiseach An Taoiseachthe President of Ireland Uachtarán na hÉireannthe Liffey an Lifethe Irish Sea Muir Éireannthe Dubliners na Dublinersthe Bible an Bíoblathe Titanic an Titanicthe moon an ghealachthe town hall halla an bhaile 11 determiner before noun referring to a specific period of time or a datean  c m uthe sixties na seascaidíMonday the 21st An Luan an t-aonú lá is fichethe 5th of April an cúigiú lá d'Aibreán 12 determiner before plural surnamemuintir  c m una  c m uclann  c m uthe Sullivans muintir Shúilleabháin, na Súilleabhánaigh, clann Uí Shúilleabháin 13 determiner before name that sb/sth is likened toshe's the Cleopatra of our day is í Cleopatra na linne seo í 14 determiner before name of genrean  c m uthe ballet an bailéthe novel an t-úrscéal 15 determiner before noun representing class of things or generican  c m uhe played the accordion chas sé an cairdín, sheinn sé an bosca ceoilthe car changed society d'athraigh an carr an tsochaíthe tiger is endangered tá an tíogar i mbaol 16 determiner before adj representing a qualityan  c m uan rud ...the impossible an rud atá dodhéanta, an rud nach bhfuil indéantathe beautiful an áille 17 determiner before adj representing people belonging to a particular classthe rich and powerful na maithe agus na móruaislethe unemployed na daoine atá as obair, na daoine atá dífhostaithe 18 determiner before noun of nationalitythe Irish muintir na hÉireann, na hÉireannaighthe Americans muintir Mheiriceá, na Meiriceánaigh 19 determiner in expressions of ratioan  c m usa  c m uthere are 500 people to the square kilometre living there tá 500 duine in aghaidh an chiliméadair chearnaigh ina gcónaí ansin, tá 500 duine an ciliméadar cearnach ina gcónaí ansin 20 determiner before noun referring to quality or possessionan  c m uI hope they'll get the strength to carry their cross tá súil agam go bhfaighidh siad an neart lena gcros a iomparhe didn't have the energy ní raibh an fuinneamh ann 21 determiner emphatic: before proper namean  c m u... féinTory is the place to be is é Oileán Thoraí an áit le bheith'It was Máirtín Ó Direáin.' 'THE Máirtín Ó Díreáin?' 'Máirtín Ó Direáin a bhí ann.' 'Máirtín Ó Direáin é féin?' 22 determiner before comparative: to such a degreethe more I saw, the more sorry I felt for myself dá mhéad a chonaic mé, is ea is mó trua a bhí agam dom féinthe sooner the better dá luaithe is fearr é, dá luaithe is ea is fearr éthe more the merrier dá mhéad is ea is fearr éthe nearer the bone the sweeter the meat dá ghaire don chnámh is ea is milse an fheoil 23 determiner before comparative emphasising degree, amount all the more is ea is mó, is amhlaidh is móhe cried all the more is amhlaidh a chaoin sé níos mó, is ea is mó a ghoil séall the more reason for going is amhlaidh is córa dul annall the more shame on you is móide do náire é all the less is ea is lú, is amhlaidh is lúit had nothing to do with work and all the less so with money ní raibh baint ar bith aige le hobair agus is lú fós an bhaint a bhí aige le hairgead, ní raibh baint ar bith aige le hobair agus baint níos lú fós le hairgead, is lú ná sin a bhí baint aige le hairgead

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