"Gaeth dynes ei dal."

Translation:A woman was caught.

April 14, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/AnCatDubh

Why isn’t it ddal?

April 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/EllisVaughan

because in this situation the "ei" is referring to a woman therefore if it causes a mutation it will be aspirate as opposed to the masculine "ei" which causes a soft mutation (eg "Ei gath o"="His cat" but "Ei chath hi"="Her cat"). Since d doesn't mutate aspirately it remains as dal.

April 14, 2016
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