"An mbaineann an hata di?"

Translation:Does she take off the hat?

August 30, 2015

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/RozieToez
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No, she can leave her hat on.

August 30, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/piongain

Great Joe Cocker reference :-) https://youtu.be/jOotsq4soug

February 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/SteffanieS
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Why is it incorrect to say, "Does she take the hat off her?"

May 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

It shouldn't be, and you should report it. Actually, that answer would likely be the preferred one, without saying di féin, since di wouldn't necessarily imply the person in question.

May 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/ascostello
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So is using "fein" the way you tell how many females are involved here? It seams as though in the question "An mbaineann sé an hata di?" it is obvious there are two people involved, but for a native speaker does "An mbaineann sí an hata di?" seem as obvious?

November 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

Not a native speaker, but as far as I'm aware, it is not obvious that there are two people involved. It could be that she takes the hat off another female, or that she takes the hat off herself. di féin is a way to clarify, outside of context (something which Duolingo sorely lacks).

November 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/OliverCasserley

Same question.

October 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/donna382364

I should have gotten this one right, and I reported it, but still, it's a good thing we don't have fluency numbers for Irish. I think I'd be about a negative 30, and boy would that be discouraging.

October 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/mairindubh

does she take the hat off her

was marked wrong. that seems wrong.

January 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Guillhez
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Am I the only one hearing bhaineann?

September 10, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/DanielC.To1

does she take the hat off her is correct apparently

June 18, 2018
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