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"The shop sells cheap food."

Translation:Díolann an siopa bia saor.

January 6, 2015

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

How do you distinguish between cheap and free?


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

You'll hear saor in aisce for free often.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/birgit72635

Is "saor" used to show that something is not of a good quality. In the sense of: these clothes are of poor quality, for example.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SatharnPHL
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It's used the same way in Irish as it is in English in this case - you can use "saor" to imply that the quality reflects the price.
"saor suarach" -"cheap and nasty"
"saor spéiriúil" - "cheap and cheerful"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/birgit72635

Go raibh maith agat.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daithi2820

Should "beagluachach" be accepted for "cheap"? It wasn't in the vocabulary taught here but I've seen other examples where such things were accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SatharnPHL
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No. beagluachach means "not valued", rather than "low in price".

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