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"The Loch Ness monster is eating haggis."

Translation:Tha Niseag ag ithe taigeis.

May 3, 2020

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Morag482052

I was hoping that anyone was commenting on this monster eating haggis and drinking whisky. I love the humour of the teachers here ;-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Danaidh1

tha niseag ag ithe taigeis has no the in it, it is ' Lock Ness monster is eating haggis'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SrGI2aed

It's just a difference in usage. Niseag = "the Loch Ness monster". Niseag here functions like a given name (like "Nessie"), "the Loch Ness monster" like a description


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martin234957

same observation - lost a mark by putting 'an' before niseag


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jill332471

Same here, how are you meant to know when to use tha or na or nothing ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnjaliDevi5

This sentence is so Scottish, --I love it! ❤️

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