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"She has a girl."

Translation:Tá cailín aici.

November 15, 2014



Can this also mean "she has a girlfriend"?


Yes. However, it wouldn't means "she has a daughter". EID shows that "The Smith girls" translates as * iníonacha Mhic Gabhann which uses the word for "daughter", so her saying "she has a girl" in response to "does she have children" would be Tá iníon aici. My guess on why this is is because cailín* can also mean girlfriend.


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