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"Tha mi a' cumail bròg."

Translation:I am keeping a shoe.

December 9, 2019

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

o'bh, o'bh! nach eil i seo a ' goid? cia mheud a-nis agad?


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

Chan eil ach aon agam, faodaidh tu an tè eile a chumail


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

The first translation that popped into my head was I'm keeping an Irish accent.


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

They are the same word in English: brogue. Wiktionary suggests the two uses have different origins, but no one knows, and I am not convinced by their derivation:

From Irish bróg (“boot, shoe”). The "accent" sense may instead be derived from Irish barróg (“a hold (on the tongue)”).

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