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"Chan eil bròg orm."

Translation:I do not have a shoe on.

January 24, 2020

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

So either I have no shoes, I have the usual two shoes, or I have multiple shoes. Hmn, maybe I'm a horse. (But I'm definitely a smart aleck.)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/2GreyCats

Or you’ve got but one leg... it’s a single shoe.


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

A bheil thu cho sona ri bròg?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Iain903232

I do not have a shoe, should also be accepted


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

No, because this sentence ends with the word orm. "I do not have a shoe" would be "Chan eil bròg agam" in Gaelic :)


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

I notice this speaker makes the "ch" in chan sound more like an English k than the typical rear of throat, roof of mouth sound of "ch" in "loch".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Janice756308

How do you know if it is "a shoe" or "shoes"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/2GreyCats

"A shoe" = bròg "Shoes" = brògan

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