"Ith an t-aran."

Translation:Eat the bread.

June 14, 2020

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How do I know when to use ith or ithe?


ith is the imperative form, meaning eat! as an order or instruction (ithibh in plural or in polite, ie. when speaking to multiple people or to someone older or a stranger).

ithe is the verbal noun, meaning (act of) eating, it’s used in constructions with the verbal noun, eg. tha mi ag ithe I am (at) eating.

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