" níos agam é."

Translation:I have more than him.

December 4, 2014



How about "I have more than it"? I have more things than this thing.

February 24, 2015


if you mean "I have more that this thing", then you'd say Tá níos mó agam ná é seo.

"I have more than it" is a bt incomplete in English.

November 20, 2016


I think that'd make a lot more sense.

July 19, 2015


I have more than he (has). Cinnte

July 18, 2015


That would be Tá níos mó agam ná aige. This means more like "I have this person, but i also have more people too."

October 29, 2015


Why is "mó" pronounced /muː/ not /moː/?

September 13, 2016


Because of the speakers dialect. It's /mo:/ outside Connacht

November 20, 2016


So what my understanding currently is, is that this means basically that I possess more people/things than him; he is not the only person I have. If it meant that I have more things than he does, it would use "aige" (he) instead of "é," which means "him," and the English sentence would be "I have more than he (does)."

May 26, 2018


the english should be "i have more than he". the app doesn't accept incorrect irish, why should it then use incorrect english

January 14, 2017


No — the proper translation of this exercise is “I have more than (just) him”, not “I have more than he (has)”.

May 9, 2017


why not "mine is bigger than his/him/it"?

March 16, 2015


That'd be Tá mo cheann níos mo ná é

July 19, 2015


How about, "I am bigger/taller than him?"

August 19, 2018

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Tá X agam - "I have X"
Tá níos mó agam - "I have more".

"I am (adjective)" - Tâim (aidiacht)
"I am bigger" - Táim níos mó
"I am taller" - Táim níos airde

August 20, 2018


Wouldn't "Tá níos agam ná é" also be acceptable? Unless I'm mistaken, it appears to make more sense, considering that "níos" is "more," and "níos mó" is "bigger." I dunno, it's probably that "tá níos mó agam ná é" looks like "I have bigger than him" to me.

April 25, 2015


níos mó is the equivalent of 'more' in some cases (say, níos mó bia), and would be required here. The níos is just a comparative marker (and actually changes in the past tense)

July 19, 2015


I thought é meant HE rather than him which i thought was DÓ

June 9, 2018


"Tá níos mó agam ná aige" is I have more than him. "Tá níos mó agam ná é" is I have more than it. And even then its poor.

July 20, 2019
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