"Úsáideannanchíorsingachlá."

Translation:She uses that comb every day.

3 years ago

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why is the an required if it is that comb rather than the comb?

3 years ago

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Because “that X” in Irish is an X sin — Irish doesn’t have independent demonstratives.

3 years ago

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thank you so much

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BrandonBalenger

Was ready to ask the same question!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bredacm

I can't hear the "c"h sound in this sentence (and the previous one) it sounds like the "h" sound.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SatharnPHL

The ch in chíor is not like the "ch" in English. It is a softened "k" sound, made at the back of the mouth, whereas the English "ch" is made at the front of the mouth. It is more than just a "h" sound.

You can hear examples of a number of words that start with ch on teanglann.ie.

3 months ago
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