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"My friend has a new toy."

Translation:Tha dèideag ùr aig mo charaid.

December 29, 2019

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

Any reason for "mo charaid" over "an caraid agam"?


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

Gaelic has two different types of possession, mo (inalienable possession) is generally used for family or in this case friends. There is a much more full explanation in the notes. https://www.duome.eu/tips/en/gd


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

The notes do not include friends as one of the inalienable subjects as far as I can see! This would be useful to add if "an caraid agam" is going to be rejected.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nKur5ZgK

Yes, I find this confusing too, especially since husbands and daughters take an ___ agam!

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