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"Tha uisge-beatha math."

Translation:Whisky is good.

December 19, 2019

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/plee2061

Thank you duo, between IRN BRU and whisky i know pretty much all i need to know in Gaidhlig!


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

"Is toil leam uisge-beatha" is enough for every conversation.


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

Whats the literal translation here?


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

is water-of-life good

  • tha (bi.pres.indep.) – is
  • uisge – water
  • beatha (beatha.gen.sg.) – life’s, of life
  • math – good

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

At last a sentence I can agree with 100%!


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

Unless you're an alcoholic like me (this February will be 3 years sober) then you get to learn, "Tha mi deoch làidir" (my best shot at "I'm an alcoholic") because tha uisge-beatha math is one sentence that I will never use.


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

Downvoting comments like this – which not only is not in any way negative for the forum experience, but also actually provides useful information – is not only counter-productive, but downright bad form. I have no idea whether your attempt was right, but my hats off to you for trying. And congrats for taking the hard choice for your life!


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

how r kid supposed to know whiskey taste good.

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