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  5. "Baga beag bìodach."

"Baga beag bìodach."

Translation:A tiny bag.

May 9, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cathie673485

so why not baga biodach


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Agatha631151

I'm trying to figure that one out too. It sounds redundant unless the bìodach part means "really" or some equivalent.


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

I guess it might just be being used as an intensifier, like "a tiny little bag" in English?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElspethMac7

It would be common in Scotland to refer to a very small bag as "a tiny little bag" or "a little wee bag". Many Scottish turns of phrase are direct translations of the Gaelic.

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