30 Very, too, same
very glé c
too ro c
same aon c
Tha an latha glé fhuar an-duigh. Tha, tha e cho fuar agus tha móran sneachd ann cuideachd, chan eil mi toilichte idir. Nach eil e ro fhuar? Chan eil e ro fhuar, ach tha e fuar gu leòr. A’ bheil càr agad? Tha aon chàr agam agus aig m’ athair. Tha an t-aon each aice agus againn. ‘Se sgoilear math a tha innte. Tha an feur glè ghorm an-diugh. Tha gu dearbh. Tha aon tighearna againn.
He’s the same man! The teacher and doctor are the same person. Is there rain today? There is a very cold rain today. It’s so hot. It it hot or warm? No, it’s too hot. She is so happy but he is so busy. It’s too dry in the world today. There isn’t rain enough. Is the girl good? She’s generous and industrious, it’s a good girl that she is.
Note: aon actually means ‘one’, but when we are indiciatng the exact same object, not two objects that are the same, we use it for ‘same’. cf. the English expression “at the one time”. aon for ‘same’, may also be an t-aon in some dialects. aon becomes a h-aon when counting without any other object
The dental rule: generally when a word that causes lenition, such as aon ends with d, n, t, l, and the following word begins with d or t, the word will not lenite. This explains aon tighearna, as well as the irregularity of an tè in Leasan 22.