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"Fifteen crabs swim in the water."

Translation:Snámhann cúig phortán déag san uisce.

December 10, 2014

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

What is the rule on when to lenite déag? I thought it would be here because phortán was.


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

If the word in front of it ends in a slender consonant or a vowel, you lenite. Trí mhí dhéag.

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