"I left with my new friends."

Translation:D'imigh mé le mo chairde nua.

August 31, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/birgit72635

When I enter d'imigh as solution this exercise marks it wrong and says I have to put d'imíos instead. Is this a mistake in the solution or is d'imíos also correct?

September 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Niki_Cross

I got the same thing?

August 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/SatharnPHL
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When you submit a wrong answer, Duolingo compares the answer that you submitted with the list of alternative answers, and presents that one that is closest to the answer that you entered.

d'imíos is the analytic form of d'imigh mé, mainly used in Munster Irish. It has been included as an acceptable answer for people who have learned the Munster dialect of Irish, but it only causes confusion for other learners when it is presented as the right answer, you should have been shown D'imigh mé le mo chairde nua.

August 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/becky3086

That is what I did put for the answer D'imigh mé le mo chairde nua and it marked it wrong. I reported it.

January 4, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/brjaga
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What is the difference between "fág" and "imigh"?

August 31, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

I would say *d'imigh" is more used in the sense of 'leave' as 'go away'

August 31, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Prony-dH-Bray

To me, 'imigh' concentrates on the place left and exiting it; 'fán' on the act of leaving to go somewhere else. But An Foclóir Beag defines one using the other and vice-versa...

May 14, 2016
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