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"How much do you have?"

Translation:Cé mhéad atá agat?

September 2, 2014

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

should "cé mhéad a bhfuil agat" be accepted?

September 2, 2014

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

No, that would be incorrect in a similar manner to:

The man whom was talking

instead of

The man who was talking

The grammar here is reasonably involved, but if you want the full explanation I'll give it no bother.

April 25, 2015

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

Can you give the full explanation anyway? I'm struggling to understand the difference between atá and a bhfuil.

April 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stacey773203

Please do explain it. I'm another one who is completely lost on this issue! Thanks!

March 6, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tormod18

I've struggeled to learn that I have to use 'cé' (what) rather than 'cá' (how) when asking how much. But I realised that if I think of 'mhead' as 'quantity' rather than 'much' or 'many' it makes sense to ask 'what quantity' / 'cé mhéad'

September 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SatharnPHL
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I'm afraid that you learned the wrong lesson - it's a dialect thing.

September 24, 2019
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