"We eat pork."

Translation:Ithimid muiceoil.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/WolfhoundJack

Why must it be the contracted form? "Itheann muid" will help a new student learn all the other forms (tú, sé, sí, sibh, siad) more quickly.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tehrm
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Thanks for pointing out the contraction!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrew_Daley

i used itheann muid and was correct. is this the same as the contracted form? is there any reason to use one over the other?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

Dialects. Munster uses the synthetic (contracted) and the rest use the analytic.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrew_Daley

so for a beginner does it matter which I choose to use?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PaCa826187
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So muic- is a delcined form of muc and the -eoil suffix, seen with the word for beef, too, means 'meat'? Is that about right?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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Yup. The pre-reform spelling muicfheoil was clearer in this regard.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/imirish07

I had a typo in my answer!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Amber204337

But... is vegetoir mé!!

1 year ago
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