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Scottish Gaelic[edit]


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seachdnar m

  1. seven

Usage notes[edit]

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

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