"I was speaking with Mairi."

Translation:Bha mi a' bruidhinn ri Màiri.

July 4, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlanS181824

Anyone know the etymology of 'ri'? Or why it's not just 'le' here?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joannejoanne12

Le should work here too though :)


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

From Old Irish fri ‘with’ (see also in eDIL).

Compare Irish freisin also, too from fris sin, lit. with that.

le (in both languages) comes from Old Irish la (eDIL).

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