"Itheann tú do dhinnéar linn."

Translation:You eat your dinner with us.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/FeargalMcGovern

does that mean "itheann an madra do dhinnéar linn" = "the dog eats you dinner with us"?

3 years ago

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yes XD

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PolMicheal
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Can this be a command or is just a statement?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

This is a statement. The command would be Ith(igí) do dhinnéar linn

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PolMicheal
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Thanks, go raibh maith agat!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/deserttitan

I had been wondering if Irish had command forms.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Deasun

"Eat your dinner with us" has the same meaning in English and is the usual way of expressing this, but is reported as incorrect??

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rewjeo
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This is not a command, it's a statement of fact. The command form, according to galaxyrocker above, is ith(igi) do dhinnéar linn and has something to do with the verbal noun.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FoxyAuroraBat

I've seen the word "ithe" used for present tense form, like in "Tá tú ag ithe". What merits the application of that form?

2 years ago

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itheann tú > you eat

tá tú ag ithe > you are eating

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Juniper_Jaye

Would it work if you took out the "your"? So "You eat dinner with us" (I think this was covered previously but can't remember)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

No, it wouldn't.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dangantitan

Why does linn also mean pool?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nowwheresmynut
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how would i say "you dine with us"? is it the same?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jstamper
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Why is it completely wrong if you leave the h out of Dhinnear?

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/leniNpeni

So does linn means with us' and pool'?

2 weeks ago
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