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"How much do you have?"

Translation:Cé mhéad atá agat?

September 2, 2014


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should "cé mhéad a bhfuil agat" be accepted?

September 2, 2014


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


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

April 27, 2018


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

March 6, 2019


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

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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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