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" stais! Math fhèin!"

Translation:Two mustaches! Excellent!

December 28, 2019

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Amy436549

Still not sure how you HAVE two mustaches! :)


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

have you seen Branagh in 'Murder on the Orient Express'?


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

Lol, really good movie


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Batbutch1

Do many folks in the highlands sport two moustaches?


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

Math fhein - Why no inflection in voice


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joannejoanne12

Maybe it was a sarcastic 'math fhèin' and the speaker didn't want two moustaches :)


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

"Stais" doesn't require lenition. The tips section used the disclaimer "whenever possible". So what is the rule for lenition?


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

Check out the “The Magic of Lenition” section under Phrases (near the beginning of the tips). “L”, “N”, “R”, “SG”, “SM”, SP” and “ST” never undergo lenition (there are scenarios where the spoken “L”, “N” and “R” are softened, similar to the softening in lenition, but it’s not visible in the spelling/orthography).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/goetz895855

Is there a mnemonic fir that?

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