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"The boats were in Stornoway yesterday."

Translation:Bha na bàtaichean ann an Steòrnabhagh an-dè.

January 26, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/3CelticVikings

How does one know if it is "ann an" or "ann am"?


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

It’s am before labial sounds (p, b, m, f), an otherwise. Compare to how in English in- changes to im- in impossible (not inpossible) for example (but in English f never was bilabial and thus it has n- before, eg. in infrequent, but in Gaelic n- also changes to m- before f).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ksr126397

Why is it na bàtaichean and not am bàtaichean for the boat?

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