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"Chan eil uisge blasta."

Translation:Water is not tasty.

January 7, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oberon06

Some one has been drinking London water


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FrancisGal1

Pure lies. Its the best.


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

I see "chan eil" in these beginning exercises, but not "chan" or "eil" alone, or either defined individually. What do they mean individually, and when can one be used without the other?


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

"Chan/cha" is no or not and "eil" is something along the lines of is/are/am, kind of like "tha" though it isn't used by itself like tha is. It accompanies another word like chan and nach.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dr.MomD

Is blasta also spelled blasda in some dialects? I saw a GĂ idhlig teacher spelling it that way.


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

It's an older spelling :)


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

Somebody hasn't seen the Limmy skit "water"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/B00363117

To quote the words of a wise man: "Water - It tastes ae **** aw"

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