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