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"Chan eil sibh sean a sheanair."

Translation:You are not old grandfather.

January 14, 2020

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

Are sean and sheanair related?


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

Yes, seanair is basically sean- + athair, lit. old father.

Sean (or sometimes seann) meaning old often works as a prefix instead of going after the noun (like most adjectives do).


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

Thanks for the explanation.

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