The Definite Article

2. The definite article in the nominative case - am

am is used in front of masculine words beginning with the consonants b, f, m and p.

The definite article

The definite article
Indefinite formDefinite formMeaning
boireannacham boireannachthe woman
bainneam bainnethe milk
bancaam bancathe bank
facalam facalthe word
faclairam faclairthe dictionary
faireachadham faireachadhthe feeling
macam macthe son
maideam maidethe stick
molam molthe beach (shingle)
pàtranam pàtranthe pattern
peilearam peilearthe bullet
pìobaiream pìobairethe piper