"a white tooth"

Translation:fiacaill gheal

April 25, 2020

4 Comments


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

The course hasn't introduced that word.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DerrickMcClure1

That's not an answer. Bàn is a Gaelic word, it means "white" or at least can sometimes serve as a translation equivalent for "white" - so why is it not the word used here? There's probably an interesting answer in the distinctive Gaelic use of colour words - what is it?


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

Sorry, I misunderstood. I thought you were asking why that word wasn't accepted when you tried it. I'd also be interested to know the different use cases for each word.

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