" mo bhrístí salach."

Translation:My pants are dirty.

December 31, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stephen_87

Etymological question: In the part of the U.S. where I live, some people use the word "britches" or "breeches" when referring to pants. Could this originate from the Irish word "brístí", maybe??

December 31, 2014

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

The Irish word was originally a loan from Middle English. (Brēc was the Old English word; I don’t know if it had its own roots in Latin bracae.)

December 31, 2014
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