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"The wind is coming from the northwest."

Translation:Tá an ghaoth ag teacht aniar aduaidh.

September 16, 2014

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

I've just noticed the typo in this sentence - will fix it.


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

It’s still not fixed as of 2015-06-07 (eight months after your post).


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

What was/is the typo? Is it fixed now? I cannot find any in the sentence.


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

I don’t remember what the typo was — perhaps gaoth wasn’t lenited following an ? — but it’s fixed as of 2016-04-17.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aine-Muire

Sorry that I have to ask, but ... What is the typo and could someone please give the correct sentence here in the comment section? Or has it been fixed in the meantime?


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

In English we always say "North-west" or "South-east" and not "East-south". Does Irish have this standard (but reversed) where "aniar" would come before "aduaidh" or "aneas" always?


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

If you look here you'll see it's true.

Also Irish directions are fun.


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

Ahh! That directional compass http://www.nualeargais.ie/gnag/adverb.htm#richt is exactly what I was looking for! Go raibh míle maith agat!


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

Still not fixed (2015-06-22)

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