"Arithledéanaí?"

Translation:Did you eat recently?

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/eoinmonaghan
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We is this not have you ate

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alexinIreland
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Because the proper English version is "Have you eaten?"

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cody.perk
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In seriousness, is "Have you eaten recently?" an acceptable translation, or is there a distinction in Irish between perfect and simple past as in so many languages?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

It should be, yes. There's a distincion according to grammars, yet linguists (Ó Sé 1992) say it's more stative (i have it done) than resultive (i have done it)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Drops_du_Jupiter

I have a really dark Pól joke in mind, but I don't feel right typing it. You might understand where I'm going with this anyway.

1 month ago
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