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Practical Manx$
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Jennifer Kewley Draskau

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781846311314

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846315596

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(p.115) 9 Verbs
Practical Manx
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This chapter explains Manx verbs. Affirmative sentences use the independent form of the verb. Negative and interrogative sentences, and constructions with dy, nagh, use the dependent form. The discussions cover the inflected tenses and the imperative of regular verbs; periphrastic past tenses; the verbnoun; auxiliary verbs; irregular verbs; the copula; defective verbs; impersonal verbs; the past participle; and the passive.

Keywords:   Manx Gaelic, independent verbs, dependent verbs, regular verbs, inflected tenses, periphrastic past tenses, verbnoun, auxiliary verbs, irregular verbs, copula

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