"My father drinks."

Translation:Ólann m'athair.

January 26, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AoifeOConn3

Sin scéal fíor-ghaelach.

February 1, 2015

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

That is definitely a useful sentence to know. sigh

January 26, 2015

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

Since this is Irish...I'm not surprised that this is here.

March 31, 2015

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

Why doesn't "Olann mo dhaidi" work or some variant of that?

January 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chris804944

Same thing I typed.

October 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DominicCol12

Sadly that sentence is still heard too often in Ireland !!

October 18, 2016

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

Shouldn't Ólann mo athair work too?

September 11, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BaalaE
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"mo" and "do" loose their "o" before a word beginning with a vowel, so it is "mo mháthair", but "m'athair".

July 12, 2016

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

wowotwashfweak yourwew wewwy coow sighwwww

January 12, 2016
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