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  5. "Bidh mi a' cadal Diciadain."

"Bidh mi a' cadal Diciadain."

Translation:I will be sleeping on Wednesday.

January 11, 2020



Could this also mean I sleep on Wednesdays?


What is wrong with "I will sleep on Wednesday?" It says "I will be sleeping on Wednesday." Is there something that should have alerted me to this aubtle difference that I missed?


The sentence is constructed using the gerund. Bidh = will be, a' cadal = sleeping. I suppose there is a future tense form of cadal which would be used to say "I will sleep", but using the gerund is a lot more common than the future tense in gaelic.


*subtle difference

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