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"Halò Iain! Tha drathais orm!"

Translation:Hello Iain! I have underpants on!

December 11, 2019

28 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/stefanie541603

Wow, this sentence will come in handy


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/stefanie541603

Who makes up these sentences????!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/stefanie541603

Hah! I knew it..;)..just imagining myself making an entrance with this sentence..sorry..:)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/stefanie541603

Sounds like something from Monty Python


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/E.T.Gregor

Didn't Monty Python have a sketch about a Scotsman for whom this was explicitely not true?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susanne852656

A whole story in a sentence ... I love these! I know only so little of this language, but this material makes it great fun.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Morag482052

Anyone else laughing her ass of with these sentences. Just thinking of sitting in the pub and having a wee blether. Hi mate, I have underpants on. Do you have underpants on? Hahaha


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Spuggy66

Albanes ydw I; dw I'n byw yng nghymru nawr. Thank you, Duolingo, for making me realise how much I miss the Scottish humour.


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

Im sure my husband Iain will be sad about this....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Agatha631151

Maybe the statement is relevant when pertaining to wearing a kilt. I was at the NE Florida Highland Games. This kilted guy sat down and he DEFINITIVELY could not say this!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Morag482052

But then it would be more advisable for him to learn the sentence: Obh, obh, Agatha, chan eil draithais orm! Or you would say to him, "Obh, obh, nach eil draithais ort? :-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MacD011191

I cannot overstate how much i love that they out this sentence in the course


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chris766080

I'm sure Iain is relieved...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Graham685896

so thats what they sing in Gaelic


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/clairelanc3

Can someone imagine in which occasions you can use this sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/E.T.Gregor

Well, last time you met your mate Iain, you were wearing a kilt without underpants and there was some very embarassing wardrobe malfuntion. So, the next time you meet with Iain while wearing a kilt, you greet him, you see his eyes widen when he realises what you're wearing and you immediately reassure him that you have underpants on this time.
I'm sure it's a common occurence ;)


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

Does anyone know what the difference between orm and ort is and when to use them?


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

Orm is for when you want to say, "I have x on" and ort is for when you want to say "You (another person) have x on." Tha lèine orm = I have a shirt on. Tha lèine ort = You have a shirt on. I hope that helps.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Franz460815

What's the difference between "underpants" and "briefs"?


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

Briefs are a specific style of underpants.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AileenRich5

My husband is called Ian but he doesn't speak Gaelic so I don't think I'll need this sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gary.mackay

I've seen pictures of Scots in their kilts. This statement isn't always true.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gonni5

Laughing like mad, i wonder about a reason to say such sentence


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

This reminds me a small child saying this to an adult or something. It took a lot of willpower not to laugh out loud.


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

I cannot tell you how much fun I'm having with this course lol

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