"Níl sé sin spéisiúil."

Translation:That is not interesting.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/zzxj
zzxj
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Ah, false cognates.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/niamhwitch
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I wrote, "He is not that interesting". I guess I'm confused by "sé sin".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pisan_de_Paris
Pisan_de_Paris
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Why is "special" accepted in almost every case for "speisiuil", but not here? Am I missing something?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ballygawley
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speisialta = special spéisiúil = interesting

vive la differance (or how they say in France ;-)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Berkhead

Isnt interesting simiúl?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ballygawley
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As was given in below comment;-) Yes : http://www.teanglann.ie/en/eid/interesting

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/VaclavH

technically why not this is not interesting?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JackVMacK
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That would be níl sé seo spéisiúil, I believe.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Breandan2014
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' níl seo suimiúil ' is the Irish for ' this is not interesting' I just can't understand why these variations in the English translations are not acceptable. Both ' spéisiúil
and suimiúil could be used in this case.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/talideon
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Report the variants you think ought to be accepted. The course creator don't necessarily think of all of rhe acceptable variants and rely on people to report those they missed. They're only human, after all.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/panizharfa
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First I used "It", then "This", both wrong. Why?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Knocksedan

Níl sé spéisiúil - "It is not interesting"
Níl sé seo spéisiúil - "This is not interesting"
Níl sé sin spéisiúil - "That is not interesting"

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Zackthedog

it didn't put on the hints until it told me that I got it wrong

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DominicCol12

I got this dead right and it marked me wrong !!!! A stiff letter to the Times will be required here !!!!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZuMako8_Momo
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What would be the word for "that" in the sentence "He is not that special," with a strong intonation on "that"? I guess one can also say "He is not so special."

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SatharnPHL

Níl sé chomh speisialta sin

Note that "special" is speisialta - this exercise uses spéisiúil which means "interesting", not "special"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZuMako8_Momo
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Go raibh maith agat! I realized that a bit too late XD

1 year ago
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