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"He likes France."

Translation:Is maith leis an Fhrainc.

4 years ago

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/BeirBua

Does not "taitneann an fhrainc leis" also mean he likes france?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

Sorta. It'd be Taitníonn, but yes. I suggest perhaps reporting it if it happens again. Remember, it's still in Beta.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BeirBua

grma (my bad voice recognition software, don't always correct in time, plays havoc with duolingo :-( )

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dfpeterson
dfpeterson
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So in Irish it's essentially "the France?"

2 years ago

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/silmeth
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And ‘The France likes something…’ would be Is maith leis an Fhrainc rud éigin…?

Damn, I really do not like the way prepositions like leis (an), de, faoi leave place for ambiguity. :(

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
scilling
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In Ulster Irish, yes. In the other dialects it would be Is maith leis an bhFrainc rud éigin … .

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/annmcaff
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'Taitníonn an Fhrainc leis' still not recognised as a correct answer.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lancet
Lancet
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It is now!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/eggplant42

Sooo...Do you always need the definite article for countries? Or just France?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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Not always — it depends upon the particular country.

1 year ago