"Cén dath atá ar an léine?"

Translation:What colour is the shirt?

3 years ago

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/selleck.elliott

Would the literal translation be "What color is on the shirt?"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

Yep. What color is it that is on the shirt?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aartguise
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then why isn't that accepted, it makes perfectly fine sense in English.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/orathaic

Because in english that is a different question ...

I guess the real question is, how would you ask 'what colour is on the shirt' as gaeilge?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rev._mother

Ok, how would you ask “what color is on the shirt?” as gaeilge?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rev._mother

I’m really serious. Is there a different sentence for that?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeanMeaneyPL
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No, not really. I have a white shirt. Someone spills ketchup or red paint on it. "What colour is on the shirt?" "Red." How you would differentiate in Irish, though, is another matter. Anybody out there know?

1 month ago
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