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"Nach e tidsear a th' annam?"

Translation:Am I not a teacher?

March 6, 2020

9 Comments


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

Aren't I a teacher? Maybe "Am I not a teacher" is correct and common in UK but it sounds pretty posh to a North American


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BrandonMor61654

I answered "Am I a teacher" incorrectly with the speech bubbles, but was given credit. The "solution" was given as: You have a typo. Amn t I teacher?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Catriona625465

I also had the same response


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lyn478255

This made me smile. "Amen't" is Glasgow/Edinburgh slang for "am I not?". Whit next, pals - "gonnae no dae that? Gonnae no?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bob523788

Could somebody please give a word-by-word translation so I can understand this better? The "annam" and English "I" are throwing me off. Thanks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ionnsaiche
  • nach - isn't
  • e - it
  • tidsear - a teacher
  • a - that
  • th' / tha - is
  • annam - in me

"isn't it a teacher that is in me"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeraldineB536340

Isnt this an error...would be chan e not nach e?


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

nach e is asking, chan e is making the declaration.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pabu46

the hearing again! I am hearing oram. really confusing

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