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"A bheil Calum bochd?"

Translation:Is Calum poor?

January 21, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Donnchadh113111

I put. Is Calum unwell. Is that not acceptable?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lisette870695

Does bochd - poor have anything to do with wealth? Or does it only stand for poor health/luck?


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

Yes, it can mean that too. The related word "bochdainn" is the Gaelic for "poverty" :)

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