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"You are not tired, I am tired!"

Translation:Chan eil thu sgìth, tha mise sgìth!

November 27, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dagummace

Why mise instead of mi in this sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PhilipWhitaker

It's emphasising that it is I who is tired, not you. As English does the emphasis vocally, you can translate this sentence several ways:

Chan eil thusa sgìth, tha mi sgìth - You are not tired, I am tired.

Chan eil thu sgìth, tha mise sgìth - You are not tired, I am tired.

Chan eil thusa sgìth, tha mise sgìth - You are not tired, I am tired.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/I2cGAc67

Interesting that being hungry, thirsty, afraid, angry, and knowing something, are things that are on us in Gaelic, but we are just plain tired! (rather than having fatigue or tiredness on us).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lgsharpe

So confusing as to when we are supposed to use mi vs mise or thu vs thusa.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JamieSmith7

This is incorrect, trang is busy, should be sgith

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