"Léannannuachtán."

Translation:She reads the newspaper.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Kiryo
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Kind of unusual to think of "an" as of a definite article, but I'm trying :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bcos12
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why is 'she is reading the newspaper' marked as wrong?

4 years ago

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Irish distinguishes between "reads" and "is reading," like English. The differences is clearer if you do, say, "She reads newspapers" vs. "She is reading newspapers." The former is something she does sometimes, but the other is happening right now and maybe not other times.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bcos12
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ok, that's clear, thanks

4 years ago

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'She reads the paper' should be accepted. Every other Duolingo language will take 'paper' as an acceptable abbreviation of 'newspaper'

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tinagwee

It does when I type in paper

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BeachBum48

How do I know which word to put before the sentence?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FbioOlivei756939

leann si an nuachtán

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jtucci1991

What is the literal translation of 'sí'? I thought it meant 'yes'.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tinagwee

Its She i think

1 month ago
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