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" daichead ainmhí uaidh anois."

Translation:He wants forty animals now.

September 5, 2014

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

The fifty bears have nearly finished their fight, and Pól really likes these tournaments.


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

What is the difference between daichead and ceathracha for “forty“?


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daichead is derived from dá fhichead - "two twenties", and is the more traditional term. ceathracha is obviously derived from ceathair, and is also widely used, but I don't know its history - is it a recent introduction, or has it been around forever, and just gained popularity in recent generations?

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