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"An bhfuil chun an múinteoir a fhreagairt?"

Translation:Are you going to answer the teacher?

December 30, 2014



This isn't really a literal translation. The Irish sentence is in present tense, but the English translation is in the future tense. I tried to translate it as "Are you answering the teacher?", and it wouldn't accept it.


So, it's because of chun. Verbal nouns can be changed a lot with different prepositions. I suggest looking here


I thought the genitive was required after chun or chun an? An bhfuil tú chun an mhúinteora a fhreagairt? http://www.nualeargais.ie/gnag/gram.htm?chuig.htm

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