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"Tha thu gòrach Iain."

Translation:You are stupid, Iain.

November 27, 2019

43 Comments


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

Iain gets picked on a lot!


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

Why does everyone hate Iain?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NinjaMouse13

Even in the pet section, iain can't escape the hate


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

I think that this was an error. As it is in the pet section, maybe it was meant to be "Tha thu gòrach, eun.


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

Good for the insult-a-Scot unit.


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

Iain needs a hug... and some new friends


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

Or he needs to wise up.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlbaShaor60

My husband is called Iain. I'll say no more! hahaha


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Allison23215

This Iain abuse needs to end!


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

That's not a nice thing to say to anybody!


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

We have sections on animals, feelings, clothing, etc, Do we need one on abuse?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/for-all-love

Insults are an essential part of any language.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jean564934

For-all-love, that may be true about insults, but the Scottish Gaelic course is the first Duolingo one that I've come across which teaches them!


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

'S math an sgàthan sùil caraide.


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

Iain can't catch a break, can he?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Storm.poni

Poor iain! He take all the abuse...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/susan961004

Why does duolingo always pick on Iian?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/susan961004

Who is this Iian?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gizmos69

Really hard to tell the difference between Iain and eun in the pet section!


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

I have a stron suspicion that this 'Iain' is an ex or annoying brother...


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

Funny, I was thinking Iain may be one of the creators they do get some outrageous phrases, and a whole leson topic later on.


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

I have heard gòrach used for 'crazy' and Learn Gaelic Dictionary lists 'foolish, silly, absurd, daft, ludicrous, or ridiculous' but I was marked incorrect.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/2GreyCats

Next time you get it, answer the same way, and click the little report flag so the mods will see it.


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

My grandfather (my last born and raised scottish ancestor) is named Iain, thanks for making me insult my entire reason for being here.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/for-all-love

Iain bochd. He can't do anything right.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Watson24601

Is this meant to be an insult? If not, perhaps "silly" would be a better translation?


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

Can we have a phrase for the Loch Ness Monster. No more far-fetched than a live haggis?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/for-all-love

'S e Niseag a th' ann.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zumosure73

Tha Iain brònach a-nis


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jack438146

How does one spell lian?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joannejoanne12

The first letter is a capital i, not a lowercase L :)

i a i n


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

'Iain you are stupid' would make just as much sense in English.


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

Don't know why I found this so amusing


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/manitou1610

I did not put a coma in and lost a heart


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HamishMacK8

the thu sounds like 'mi' or 'i'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HamishMacK8

your 'thu' sounds like 'mi'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HamishMacK8

thu and mi sound the same.Next time I will just toss a coin and hope


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

Shouldn't it be "Tha thu borag a Iian"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zumosure73

I dont know where you got 'borag' from as 'gòrach' is correct. As the beggining of 'Iain' is a vowel sound, the 'a' often added in the vocative case is ommited.

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