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"Dà" with feminine nouns

I am doing the "numbers" section and have a question regarding "dà" with feminine nouns.

Duolingo gives "dà phiseag" for "two kittens" and "dà uinneag" for "two windows" where I would expect "dà phiseig" and "dà uinneig". When I enter "dà phiseig" it is marked as a typo.

I am a little confused about that.

January 3, 2020

7 Comments


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

Hi they should probably be given as excepted answers, but that would usually be considered a bit formal in normal conversational Gaelic. Most wouldn’t use them in everyday speech. I can add them as accepted translations though.


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

Should be in place now so that it is no longer marked as a typo. It wouldn’t be unusual to see it in writing, especially of a more formal register so it should have been accepted. Thanks for pointing it out. Changes normally take a wee while to feed through.


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

No bother! Thanks for pointing it out!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RY5VEIs3

Me again. "Dà uinneig" is still marked as a typo. I haven't tried "dà mhuic" :-)


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

Doh! I'd missed a sentence. Thanks for pointing it out. These things have to be done sentence by sentence so hopefully I haven't missed others.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RY5VEIs3

You are welcome.

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