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  5. "Ní madraí muid."

" madraí muid."

Translation:We are not dogs.

August 26, 2014

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

I thought that níl meant "is/am/are not", and ní was only used to negate other verbs. Am I confused?

August 26, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kl1997

"ní" replaces "is" in this context. "is madraí muid" = we are dogs .... "Ní madraí muid" = we aren't dogs.

August 26, 2014

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

I think so, in this context you can say "ni madraí muid/sinn" or "nilimid inár madraí" (which is a really awkward way of putting it.)

August 26, 2014
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