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"Tha mi air bòrd."

Translation:I am on a table.

January 29, 2020

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lynne115582

Im learning on my phone. This is a new word for me so i touched the hint. It came up on board but i only had table as an option.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mairead651356

And how would we say, "I am at table." – as in about to eat, for example?


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

Personally, I wouldn't but I guess it would be "Tha mi aig bord"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AmandaFlee1

Okay, I have no idea how "A table is at me" becomes I am on a table. I also find these 'pick the right word' without telling us what the sentence is, really tricky. I don't know what I'm trying to say - just pick the most likely word from a selection...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/katie453015

That is correct Hughie and is the usual way to say ' I am on board'. It will have originated from the days of wooden ships/boats. A table of any shape or size is the usual translation for 'bord' but it can also apply to a 'board' of directors as in Bòrd na Gàidhlig.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElspethMac7

Why are you on a table? . . . . . . Dancing on a table? Climbing on a table?

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