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"Congratulations, Isabel!"

Translation:Meal do naidheachd, Iseabail!

December 4, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ollie-Benson

How does "Meal do naidheachd" break down literally into "congratulations"?


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

Literally wise, it doesn't. It's an idom. Literally it means "enjoy your news". In terms of meaning the phrase means the same thing as congratulations means in English. Hence the translation.

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