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"Is liomsa é."

Translation:It is mine.

August 26, 2014

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

Primary school flashbacks! :)

"Cé leis?"


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

And what would "that is mine" be?


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

Is liomsa é sin.


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

Why isn't "He is with me" also a correct solution?


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

That would be Tá sé liom, or Tá sé liomsa if you prefer.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shrikrishna1

Why ' It is me ' incorrect?


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

"Liom" is possessive. You are saying it belongs to you. So it is "mine" not "me"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shrikrishna1

Go raibh maith ahat!


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

so if is liomsa é translates as 'he is mine', how does one say 'I am his'? Would that be 'Is leatsa mé'?


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

“I am his” would be Is leis-sean mé.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kaet
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That would be "I am yours." I suppose one could say, "Is leis mé," but I amn't convinced that's a construction one would use about people.


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

Why is "It belongs to me" wrong? It is the same thing.

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