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"a' phiuthar agus a' chaileag"

Translation:the sister and the girl

February 14, 2020



So, do we put an a' for the in front of living things rather than putting an or am?


With feminine nouns in the nominative/accusative case, as here, a' is used for the with nouns having initial letters b, c, g, m and p. In all these cases, the initial letter of the noun is lenited to bh, ch, gh, mh or ph. Whether the noun represents a living thing makes no difference to this.


Given that there's only one a' to choose from in the tiles below I don't see how it is possible to get this question right - isn't this an error in the lesson/application?

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