Among the distinctive features of the Irish verb system are the following:
- Use of verbal nouns and
adjectives to achieve distinctions of finiteness, tense, aspect and voice in conjunction with the verb `tá'
- Distinction between `tá' and the copula `is';
- The presence of a null value on the attribute Person; and
- A distinction between independent and dependent forms of the verb, the latter used after a variety of
verbal particles, including interrogative and negative particles and some