"Rithim le mo mhadra gach tráthnóna."

Translation:I run with my dog every evening.

December 7, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/brixcouture

Is there another word for "night"? Does "trathnona" not translate into "night"? I tried "I run with my dog every night" and it was marked wrong.

Thanks!

January 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AF_fisher

Oicha (with an accented i) is night, while this is afternoon or evening. But since you asked this a month ago, you've probably already figured that out...

March 12, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bastianacook

Is there a reason why it won't accept "I run every evening with my dog"?

February 6, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

The order is wrong. Duolingo wants exact order.

February 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bastianacook

is there some sort of clue in the irish sentence that would help me figure out which order they want?

February 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

It's spelled out for you. Just look at the dictionary hints and write the sentence in that exact order: "I run with my dog every evening." Don't try to change the sentence by putting "every evening" before "my dog" or anything else.

February 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bastianacook

In a conversation you wouldn't have the ability to look at dictionary hints and I don't want to mess up like this in a normal conversation. So does the sentence order in irish affect the sentence order in english or anything like that or do you just have to guess?

February 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

Well, I was just talking about Duolingo. In an everyday conversation, you could use whatever order you want that would make sense. You can use the order you already mentioned: "I run every evening with my dog" in a conversation. I'm just saying for the purposes of Duolingo, you should use the order that they have offered, otherwise you're going to be counted incorrect. I'm sorry if I confused you.

February 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bastianacook

That makes more sense now. Thanks.

February 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohanaSchw

in the syntax of an Irish sentence [VSO], place and time come last. Date and place might have a preferred order?

January 24, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohanaSchw

tutors should confirm this, though?

January 24, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/smolandtolgays

I run every evening with my dog wasn't accepted? ;/

December 19, 2018
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