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In A1 we saw that we can use the emphasising particle to add emphasis, for example, with personal pronouns such as thu and thusa, and prepositional pronouns such as agam (at me, or my) and agamsa.

We can also do this with ainmearan (nouns):

mo bheachdmo bheachd‑sa
my opinion my opinion
a beachd a beachd‑se
her opinion her opinion

mo bheachd

my opinion

mo bheachd-sa

my opinion

a beachd

her opinion

a beachd-se

her opinion

nam bheachd‑sanam bheachd‑sain my opinion
nad bheachd‑sanad bheachd‑sain your opinion
na bheachd‑sanna bheachd‑sanin his opinion
na beachd‑sena beachd‑sein her opinion
nar beachd‑nenar beachd‑nein our opinion
nur beachd‑senur beachd‑sein your opinion (polite/plural)
nam beachd‑sannam beachd‑sanin their opinion

Nad bheachd-sa, a bheil thu a’ dol a dhèanamh adhartas leis a’ Ghàidhlig agad?

In your opinion, are you going to make progress with your Gaelic?

Nam bheachd-sa, tha e doirbh fhathast, ach tha mi a’ faicinn beagan adhartais.

In my opinion, it’s still difficult, but I am seeing progress.

Tha esan a’ bruidhinn fada ro luath, nam bharail-sa.

He’s speaking far too fast, in my opinion.

Usual practice is to write pronouns (agamsa, for example) as one word,  but to hyphenate after nouns.