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  5. "Tha antaidh mhòr agam."

"Tha antaidh mhòr agam."

Translation:I have a big auntie.

February 8, 2020

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

why would this term be used? meaning a big as in fat auntie?


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

I came to ask the same question, my first thought was it might be like the term great aunt in English? But I'm not sure.


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

Oh great aunt. That makes sense. But I don't know.

I'm wondering about the translation auntie. Is that just what Scots call an aunt in English or does it indicate that antaidh is an informal form as auntie is (at least in my diaclect of English)?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ramsay391606

Why is "Aunt" not acceptable? I don't call ANY of my aunts "Auntie"


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

Aunt is accepted.

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