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"Whisky and water."

Translation:Uisge-beatha agus uisge.

April 7, 2020

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

Does "uisge" always need to be hyphenated with "beatha" to form the word "whisky", or can these two words just be side by side?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joannejoanne12

Yes, if a compound is hyphenated, then it must always be. See for example:

  • taigh beag > a small house
  • taigh-beag > a toilet

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/katie453015

Life 'water of life'!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tamago289093

What does beatha mean


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jack438146

I believe it is"life."

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