- Only used about persons (cf numerical noun).
- Following noun is in the genitive:
- ochdnar bhalach - eight boys
- Alternatively, de and the dative are used:
- ochdnar de bhalaich - eight boys
- Prepositional pronouns used are those formed from de and aig
- an t-ochdnar dhiubh / aca - the eight of them
- Also used on its own:
- Bha ochdnar ann. - There were eight.