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"James is excited"

Translation:Tha Seumas air bhioran

December 1, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KaylaRusso5

Why is "air" needed here? It seems like "Tha Seumas bhioran" would be James is excited, but "air" is in there.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tj4234

Because it's an idiom. Bioran is a pointy stick. So the phrase translates to "James is on a pointy stick" or "a pointy edge". Along that lines.


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

And if the air were not there then it would be bioran as the bh is caused by the preceding air.


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

I love this idiom hahahaha

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