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


Questions and Adverbs

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


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

Grammar in a sentence

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


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


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.