Parsing The Conditional Tense Of Irregular Verbs

The Passive Voice Of The Verb
(Intransitive verbs can never be passive and must be regarded as impersonal forms)
Where an alternative form exists the most commonly used is given first

All irregular verbs are given even although Beir - Catch, Cluinn - Hear, Dčan - Do / Make and Ruig - Reach / Arrive are regular in the conditional tense and are only given here for reference.
The ending is the same as the regular conditional tense. The alternative ending in -iste is restricted to the Lewis dialect and is shown equal to (=) the standard form.
The conditional tense also conveys the Habitual Past mood.


Breith - Catching, Bearing, Grasping (Root = Beir) (Click here
to view impersonal/passive verb)
    Bheirte = Bheiriste orra
Cha bheirte = bheiriste
?Nach beirte = beiriste
?Am
Thuirt e gum
nach

Cluinntinn - Hearing (Root = Cluinn)
    Chluinnte = Chluinniste an ceňl
Cha chluinnte = chluinniste
?Nach cluinnte = cluinniste
?An
Thuirt e gun
nach

Dčanamh - Doing, Making (Root = Dčan)
    Dhčante = Dhčanaiste an děnnear
Cha dčante = dčanaiste
?Nach
?An
Thuirt e gun
nach

Dol - Going (Root = Rach)
    Rachte=
Dheighte / Dheighiste †
dhachaigh
Cha rachte =
deighte / deighiste †
?Nach
?An
Thuirt e gun
nach

the forms based on Dheigh- / deigh- are limited mainly to the Lewis dialect


Faicinn - Seeing (Root = Faic)
    Chěte = Chithiste an tubaist
Chan fhaicte = fhaiciste
?Nach
?Am faicte = faiciste
Thuirt e gum
nach fhaicte = fhaiciste

Faighinn - Getting, Obtaining (Root = Faigh)
    Gheibhte = Gheibhiste an cothrom
Chan fhaighte = fhaighiste
?Nach
?Am faighte = faighiste
Thuirt e gum
nach fhaighte = fhaighiste

Rŕdh - Saying (Root = Abair)

The regular verb Cantainn - Saying is preferred in the conditional tense.
    Theirte = Theiriste facal
Chan abairte = abairiste
?Nach
?An
Thuirt e gun
nach

Ruigsinn - Reaching, Arriving (Root =Ruig)
    Ruigte = Ruigiste dhachaigh
Cha ruigte = ruigiste
?Nach
?An
Thuirt e gun
nach

Tighinn - Coming (Root = Thig)
    Thigte = Thigiste dhachaigh
Cha tigte = tigiste
?Nach
?An
Thuirt e gun
nach

Toirt - Taking, Giving (+
preposition do) (Root = Thoir)
An alternative less used vernacular form given.
    Bheirte = Bheiriste /
Thugte = Thugaiste
rud dhan chů
Cha toirte = toiriste /
tugte = tugaiste
?Nach
?An
Thuirt e gun
nach

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