The verb ‘to be’

Present:

Tha / Chan eil / A bheil?

Am, is, are / Amn’t, isn’t, aren’t / Am, Is, Are?

 

Past:

Bha / Cha robh / An robh?

Was, were / Wasn’t, weren’t / Was, Were?

 

Future / Habits and routines:

Bidh / Cha bhi / Am bi?

Will / Won’t / Will?

 

All about verbs: http://www.unilang.org/wiki/index.php/Scottish_Gaelic_verbs

Tha mi / Chan eil mi / A bheil mi?

I am / I’m not / Am I?

Tha thu / Chan eil thu / A bheil thu?

You are / You aren’t / Are you?

Tha e / Chan eil e / A bheil e?

He is / He isn’t / Is he?

Tha i / Chan eil i / A bheil i?

She is / She isn’t / Is she?

Tha sinn / Chan eil sinn / A bheil sinn?

We are / We aren’t / Are we?

Tha sibh / Chan eil sibh / A bheil sibh?

You are / You aren’t / Are you?

Tha iad / Chan eil iad / A bheil iad?

They are / They aren’t / Are they?

 

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