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"Is féidir leo an ghealach a fheiceáil."

Translation:They can see the moon.

January 28, 2015

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

How is this any different than "is féidir leo an ghealach"?


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

That translates to “They can the moon” (i.e. “can” the modal, not “can” as in “put into a can”).


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

I think /aroacegirls issue is related to the dictionary prompt where 'Is féidir leo' prompts 'They can see'; this should be 'they can'. /aroacegirls's query is correct given the incorrect dictionary prompt.


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

That makes sense. Sometimes it helps for the context behind a question to be made explicit when raising the question, since I hadn’t hovered over those words to read their dictionary hint, and thus didn’t take their incorrect content into account when replying.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cody.perk

How could I make a question out of this (or of any statement with is-copula, for that matter)?


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

an féidir leo an ghealach a fheiceáil?


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

Five years later and the same fault in the prompts is still causing problems. Is there no one to fix and adjust the hundreds of small but annoying problems?

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