"D'ithinn prátaí."

Translation:I used to eat potatoes.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Fingolfin1346

Why in God's name would you stop?!?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
scilling
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Phytophthora infestans, possibly?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fingolfin1346

That's a reason to pause until you can purchase some copper (II) sulfate. Nothing more.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
scilling
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Unfortunately that was beyond the reach of many in the 1840s.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fingolfin1346

Sadly true.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Azure_Waters
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Haha, have a lingot! (:

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cocadoco
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D'ithinn prátaí. Ithim fós prátaí, ach d'ithinn prátaí chomh maith.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Knocksedan

Why doesn't Duolingo accept "spuds" for prátaí?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
scilling
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Perhaps different levels of formality?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/OliverCasserley

Let's not blight this cómhra any more. Anyone like a bit of BOXTY?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeanMeaneyPL
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d'ithinn prátaí mé féin gur thosaigh an diaibéiteas... An old friend tells the story of how, when the family sat to eat, two enormous bowls of mash would be placed on the table: one for his grandfather, and one for the rest of the family. The grandfather lived to be 95, so he must have been doing something right.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DeanB13

Did anyone else think Duolingo had another fun phrase with D'ithinn páistí? (said the witch from Hansel and Gretel) :-D

10 months ago
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