Parsing The Tenses Of The Verb TO BE

The Active Voice Of The Verb

The Present Tense (Click here to view impersonal/passive verb)
    Tha mi, thu, e, i
sinn, sibh, iad
Mòrag
am balach
na daoine
sgìth
Chan eil
?Nach
Thuirt e nach
gu bheil
  ?A bheil

The Past Tense (
)
    Bha mi, thu, e, i
sinn, sibh, iad
Mòrag
am balach
na daoine
sgìth
Cha robh
?Nach
?An
Thuirt e gun
nach

The Future Tense / The Present Habitual Mood (
)
    Bidh † mi, thu *, e, i
sinn, sibh, iad
Mòrag
am balach
na daoine
sgìth
Cha bhi ‡
?Nach bi $
?Am
Thuirt e gum
nach

† Bithidh, ‡ bhith and $ bith are preferred in stressed situations
* tu
is often used after Bidh


The Conditional Tense / The Past Habitual Mood (
)
Bhiodh † tu, e , i
sinn, sibh, iad
Mòrag
am balach
na daoine
sgìth
Cha bhiodh †
?Nach biodh ‡
?Am
Thuirt e gum
nach
bithinn
gum
?Am
?Nach
Cha bhithinn
Bhithinn

† Bhitheadh and * bitheadh are preferred in stressed situations

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