"Tha Iain ann."

Translation:Iain is here.

December 7, 2019

4 Comments


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

what determines whether "tha ... ann" means "there is" or "... is here"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Britta856047

All the other times "Tha......ann" refers to "there is....." . Only in this case "Tha Iain ann" it refers to "....... is here" . Is that corrrect or are both answers correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pete670519

Literally it translates to "X exists". The translation "there is x" can only be correct in situations where it wouldn't be confused with "Seo X" ("here is x"). The translation "x is here" is always correct but not always the most fitting to English ears.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/teuchy5

How do I tell the difference between Iain and eun in the recording? I couldn't tell from the context (especially in a lesson about the weather) and went with eun initially (which is wrong) given that the similar recording was about a cat.

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