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"Is toil leam càise gu mòr."

Translation:I like cheese a lot.

November 30, 2019

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CallumWats11

Why do we add "Leam" to "Is Toil"? isn't "Is toil" already "I like"?


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

It's the "leam" part that specifies who likes. "toil" is literally will, wish, inclination, so the whole thing is literally "Is inclination with me"


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

The liking of cheese is strong in me.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Charlotte347483

Can someone please give me the literal meaning of gu mòr?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/M.Todd

I'm not totally sure, but I think it's literally "to great (extent)".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/brennan.winer

"i really like cheese" marked wrong on laptop 12/16/19 ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mitch844509

What is the more common pronunciation for toil? I have heard it with an l sound at the ending but also a ck sound.


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

Hi Mitch, it should always have an l. I haven't come across any files myself with a "ck" ending. Do you know where you heard this?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaulPacey1

I find it hard to see the lower case letter i with an accent though I am often reminded of an error, Is there something I should do or change?


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

Why do we have "gu" here but not in "Tha sin math"? In Irish we would say "go mór" and "go maith" in the two cases.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KTo228
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So how would you say "I like a lot of cheese" and "I lke lots of cheeses"

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