"Myfatherdrinks."

Translation:Ólann m'athair.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/AoifeOConn3

Sin scéal fíor-ghaelach.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/eurotrashfreak
eurotrashfreak
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That is definitely a useful sentence to know. sigh

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alderzan

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DongerBanks

Shouldn't Ólann mo athair work too?

3 years ago

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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".

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DominicCol12

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/qazoak

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

1 year ago
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