"Is he a doctor?"

Translation:An dochtúir é?

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Feoilsanta
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What about using an bhfuil ?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeaininMC

Figuring out the difference between and is and where to use each is half the fun of learning Irish? Where else could you have this much fun?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sylvain2015
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Especially if you like self-inflicted pain.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

Only if you did something like An bhfuil sé ina dhochtúir. Otherwise, you need the copula structure.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tom.ie

I used "an bhfuil sé ina dhochtúir?" and was marked wrong. Should be correct, shouldn't it?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/donna382364
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how do you write "is he THE doctor"?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Knocksedan

An é an dochtúir? or An eisean an dochtúir?

(Gramadach na Gaeilge suggests that the emphatic eisean should be used rather than the plain é, but that really depends on the question you are asking. If you are asking which of the different people in front of you is the doctor, eisean makes more sense, if you're trying to find out what the profession of the person you are taking about is, é is better).

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/donna382364
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Thanks Knockseadan

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JoaoDSouza
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Ní é dochtúir, is an dochtúir é.

1 year ago
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