Briathra: A Student's Guide to Irish Verbs

An invaluable guide to help pupils of all levels learn and remember their Irish verbs!

The best choice for you and your class

  • 11 irregular verbs and 38 main regular Irish verbs, conjugated in the Aimsir Chaite, Aimsir Láithreach, Aimsir Fháistineach, Modh Coinníollach and the Modh Ceisteach
  • Briathra Eile: A quick reference guide to even more verbs!
  • Réamhfhocail: Important prepositions for forming and connecting phrases
  • Cleachtadh na mBriathra: A practice template to help you learn these verbs off by heart

Briathra at a glance

Briathra Rialta Comónta – Common Regular Verbs

Regular verbs are divided into two sections.

An Chéad Réimniú – The First Conjugation (verbs containing just one syllable)

Na Briathra Neamhrialta – The Irregular Verbs

Each colour coded verb is conjugated in the Aimsir Chaite, Aimsir Láithreach, Aimsir Fháistineach and in the Modh Coinníollach, along with the Modh Ceisteach, which will help you to ask and answer questions in each tense.

Additional Aids

The Briathra Eile (Other Verbs) section opens up a wider range of verbs that share similar endings.

The useful Réamhfhocail (Prepositions) section helps you to form and connect phrases in your sentences (e.g. Rith an madra chugam).

The Cleachtadh na mBriathra (Practice the Verbs) template which can be photocopied for use in exercises.