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" cait sa zú."

Translation:Cats are in the zoo.

January 3, 2015

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

Leoin, nó cait beaga?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hec10tor

reminds me of when I was five and the cat disappeared. My mom told me my dad gave the cat to the Zoo,


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZoneDog1

wow: assuaging your concerns about the cat's fate and blaming dad at the same time. that's a 'mom twofer.'


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

I thought there was no Z in Irish


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Troublesum1

Not in words that originate in Irish, no. However, seeing one of the "missing" letters is pretty much always a sign that the word is a loan word that came from another language.


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

Why does cait sound like ‘quit’?


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

It is an accepted pronunciation in Cois Fharraige.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ficus12

Yeah, they probably mean big cats like lions or tigers, but I love the idea of a bunch of house cats on display at a zoo!

This reminds me of this one zoo I went to as a kid that had rather mundane things like possums and deer, (both of which are a million times more common just outside their doors.) and then, as if lured into a false sense of security, the next animal I came upon was a freaking Siberian Tiger!!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Clare748726

there are some house cats at the Portland (Oregon) Zoo. They are kept in a sort of house with a screened in porch. I think it's really sort of an idea to keep your house cat indoors.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mjkuecker1965

Leon agus tíogar? :)


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

...agus béar, och, a naí ó!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RoryGallagher71

Six cats in my house. It's definitely a zoo. :(

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