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"Tha geansaidh aig Iain."

Translation:Iain has a sweater.

February 16, 2020

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

Why not 'Tha Iain geansaidh aig'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Taavi77

Because when you express possession, the object of the possession (in this instance, the jumper) is the subject of the Gaelic sentence, while the owner is the object because it is "at Iain". "Tha geansaigh aig Iain" -> literally "The jumper is at Iain."

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