"I am an Irish speaker."

Translation:Is gaeilgeoir mé.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/BlueWillow991967

So why doesn't it take "Gaeilgeoir is ea me?" (with a fada over the final e)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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Because they didn’t anticipate receiving that as an answer. (Note that that answer emphasizes that one is an Irish speaker, in contrast to whatever other identification was contemplated.) Be sure to report it as an error.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ecreature

Wouldn't "Taim gaeilgeoir" be correct as well? Or am I missing some fatal grammatical/vocabulary error here...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/conor.raff
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There are two forms of TO BE. Use "tá" for state, "is" (the "copula") for classification, like here.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/powellg

could you say, 'Is mise Gealgoir?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/campesinoprolet
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hmm but isn't gaeilgeoir = an irish language enthusiast and not necessarily any irish speaker? that's been my understanding of it

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/L-C-L
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From http://www.teanglann.ie/en/eid/

Gaeilgeoir, m. (gs. -ora, pl. ~í).1. Irish speaker. 2. Learner of Irish. (Var:Gaedhilgeoir)

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ann39714

Can you say tá as gaeilgeoir agam?

9 months ago
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