"Déanaimid eisceacht i bhur gcás."

Translation:We make an exception in your case.

3 years ago

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Is it only my impression that Irish has lots of syntactic calques from english?

3 years ago

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Nope. It really does. It's called (often dergoatorily) Béarlachas. You'll see it a lot more outside the Gaeltacht where people learn Irish. There's still some used by native speakers, but a lot more used by non-native ones.

3 years ago

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Ok, thanks. By the way - are you native Irish speaker? You're pretty active on the forum and as far as I know Galway is very close to a Gaeltacht if not inside one, isn't it?

3 years ago

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No, I'm not a native speaker. I wouldn't even consider myself fluent. I stuided three years at college and also spent two summers doing immersion programs, in Galway. I just fell in love with the area, so that's who I pull for in things. And you are right, the biggest Gaeltacht is in Galway. I'd love to live there.

3 years ago

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I'm guessing the previous example "in bhur gcás" is wrong an this one "i bhur gcás" is correct?

4 months ago
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