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Tá ... uaidh or teastaíonn ... uaidh?

CodyORB
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I've seen both used, but which one for what?

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2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/proinsias123

I would generally use the first one for 'want', the second one for 'need'. It differs by dialect.

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
scilling
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Have you tried using the search box on the Irish Discussions page, filling it with teastaíonn tá want need and seeing what that reveals?

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CodyORB
CodyORB
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Not yet, but I already got my answer from Poinsias123

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Windrammer
Windrammer
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Try searching for an answer before asking.

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/proinsias123

Isn't asking a form of search?

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
scilling
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Asking and searching are both forms of inquiry, but asking is not a form of searching. CodyORB’s question is a type that could be answered by using the search box; if I remember correctly, around 45 minutes had passed between the asking of his question and the initial response. He could have found the answer within just a few minutes by using the search box.

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Windrammer
Windrammer
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Yes, though I meant searching the forums or using google or such. I should have written that too...

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