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" mheud? Naoi deug?"

Translation:How many? Nineteen?

August 15, 2020

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rebekah417138

I thought that "Cò mheud?" was being replaced with the modern form "Cia mheud?"

I was marked wrong for using it!! Can this please be sorted out.


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

Are you sure you didn’t make any other mistake? Or maybe it was a listening exercise (you’re supposed to write exactly what the speaker says in those, not any alternative sentence)?

Also – I don’t think I’d call cia mheud the ‘modern’ form – they’re just both used in parallel (and I’d argue cia mheud is actually the more conservative one).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Janine903851

Just about to ask if cò and cia were interchangeable in this situation. Thanks for the answer.


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

Great. I was actually able to hear Cò clearly. Usually impossible to differentiate with Cia

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