Galician Grammar

The Galician grammar allows you to manipulate the vocabulary to obtain multiple forms of a word. The grammatical rules below are the most important in Galician and help connect words or shape the structure. We start with the prepositions:

And: e  Audio Under: abaixo  Audio
Before: antes  Audio After: despois  Audio
Inside: dentro  Audio Outside: fóra  Audio
With: con  Audio But: pero  Audio
For: para  Audio From: de  Audio
To: a  Audio In: en  Audio

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To ask questions, use the following:

What?: o que?  Audio Who?: quen?  Audio
How?: como?  Audio Why?: por que?  Audio
Where?: onde?  Audio

Some of the most important time adverbs:

Never: nunca  Audio Rarely: raramente  Audio
Sometimes: ás veces  Audio Usually: xeralmente  Audio
Always: sempre  Audio Very: moi  Audio

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Most commonly used pronouns in Galician:

I: eu  Audio You: ti  Audio
He: el  Audio She: ela  Audio
We: nós  Audio They: eles  Audio

To express the possession of something [possessive form]:

My: meu  Audio Your: teu  Audio
His: seu  Audio Her: súa  Audio
Our: noso  Audio Their: seus  Audio

Some random verbs to show how it's being used:

I speak English: eu falo inglés  Audio
You speak French: vostede fala francés  Audio
He speaks German: el fala alemán  Audio
She speaks Italian: ela fala italiano  Audio
I visited France: eu visitei francia  Audio
I will drink milk: eu beberei leite  Audio


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Some extra grammatical structures:

I understand you: enténdoo  Audio
I don't understand you: non o entendo  Audio
I don't speak French: eu non falo francés  Audio
This is my house: esta é a miña casa  Audio
That restaurant is far: ese restaurante está lonxe  Audio
No problem: ningún problema  Audio

The above Galician grammar can provide tools to use in coordination with the Galician vocabulary to obtain some popular Galician phrases.

Galician Phrases

Galician Vocabulary


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Did you know? Grammar can help you increase your vocabulary dramatically. Grammar is like a tool which helps you manipulate words in a sentence by changing the shape and location of a word to create something new out of the old one.