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"Itheann sibh an ubh."

Translation:You eat the egg.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/MaireLavin

We use "ye" for you (plural). Is that incorrect?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DanF1220
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I got this one wrong and "ye eat the egg" was suggested as correct.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Maraudermick

"Ye eat an egg"?! is correct? I don't think so!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChristoBennett
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No audio for me to understand how to pronounce 'egg' properly. I was shown the picture option earlier but it had no audio. i had no idea what this was saying to me.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/liamog
liamog
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uv, like glove, shove, above

http://es.forvo.com/word/ubh/

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChristoBennett
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thanks

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Crooty
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Is "ubh" feminine?

Wiktionary says it's both masculine and feminine. http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ubh

If it were masculine, would we have "an t-ubh" then?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Crooty
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Oops, should have read the whole Wiktionary article and answered my own question!

"This word is normally feminine and follows the second declension, as shown in the first table above. The archaic masculine declension shown in the second table above is used especially in place names […]."

3 years ago