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"I like cheese."

Translation:Is toil leam càise.

March 3, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/macleod07

Is it just me who can hear the audio on the actual question, but not in this comment section? Weird...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidCheat1

Is càise from a Germanic root? Käse is pronounced the same.


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

No, and neither is the German word. ;-)

They’re both from Latin cāseus; the English cheese and German Käse come from old Germanic borrowing kāsī, the Gaelic word from Old Irish borrowing cáise (cáise in eDIL).

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