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"I have one car."

Translation:Tha aon chàr agam.

May 9, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ricky76756

What is going on with chàr and càr


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

Aon (one) causes lenition

The numbers one and two in Gaelic cause lenition on the noun that follows whenever possible:

aon + bàta = aon bhàta (one boat)

aon + piseag = aon phiseag (one kitten)

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MatthewPet645791

I've seen this on multiple words with the h. I still haven't figured out why.

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