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"Tha Ùna ann am baile."

Translation:Una is in a town.

December 22, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JouBA51

Una is in town sounds more logical to me.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohnCliffo17

That kind of sentence would technically be "Una is in the town" where in English we'd usually elide the "the"; I haven't come across the lessons where this is covered yet but I do know it follows a different structure. None of the location sentences in this lesson use definite articles, so only refer to the places in general rather than a specific example of them.


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

I tried "Una is in town" and it shows as a correct solution.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OGL0KpCp

I tried exactly that, and got it wrong!


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

Why? It's not teaching a phrase, it's teaching how to say "x is in a y" where y starts with the letter B. If you know how to say "in a town" then you can say "in a bank" or "in a shop".


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

Hmm, my use of 'village' was marked wrong, which surprised me as I'd always thought that you could use 'baile' for anything from a hamlet to a town, and this is the definition in faclair.com. If 'village' for 'baile' is wrong, which word would Duolingo Gàidhlig elves use for village?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John251426

I put "city" which was marked wrong -- doubtless correctly.


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

Tha Ùna ann am baile agus dèanaibh aire a bhalaich!


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

My spell check keeps changing Una to Ian. Caught the culprit this time!

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