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"A bheil d' fhiaclan cugallach?"

Translation:Are your teeth wobbly?

February 14, 2020

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NEvans13

I couldn't hear the d.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidGress2

I also can't hear it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Franz460815

Here's a useful question for everyday conversation!


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

Especially in the pub. And the answer : "No but I can make yours wobbly!"


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

I'm quite worried that I'm having wrong answers accepted as correct without even a notification of a typo. I couldn't make out whether this was m' or d' from the audio and guessed wrong. I typed "A bheil m' fhiaclan cugallach?" It was accepted as correct with no qualification. Surely there should at least have been a typo alert? This is happening quite frequently.


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

Can "shoogly" be accepted as translation for "cugallach"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidKnox19

I guess it has the same root. I don't know if it has been programmed as acceptable though.


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

I'm pretty sure "shoogly" has been accepted. Try it next time you come across it in an exercise.


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

I did. It is accepted!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martin234957

I couldn't hear the d' either I'm afraid


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

"Cugallach" comes through my translation as "sensitive ". Same-same?


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

I guessed right, however I don't hear "d'fhiaclan" but rather the meaningless "p'fhiaclann". (But what a lovely voice!)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sandra509547

Is cugallach the origin of the Scots word "shoogly", I wonder?

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