" bhainim bhur léinte díbh."

Translation:I do not take your shirts off.

February 7, 2015


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the sound difference between díbh and diobh is impossible to discern... you have to be super lucky to get it right

September 4, 2016


I have the same problem, because Irish prepositions just don't seem to stick well in my head yet. I don't think it's luck though. More likely, context makes it clear which to use. It hasn't helped me yet, but someday it might.

May 9, 2017


It must be because of the bhainim - I agree with you, but that I is in there. Seems a bit silly, but it's in there. I guess it might be something a parent would say to a child? Like - "Take your own shirt off."

July 24, 2015


I suppose, had I read the sentence correctly, I wouldn't have questioned it. Tragically enough, I made the same error today!

March 13, 2016


The accent for this one is nearly impossible to understand. Not to mention WHEN would you say this?

June 23, 2016


Tá an ceart agat ! Pronunciation is a major problem for me.

August 28, 2016


Typo - tá brón orm !

August 28, 2016


Am I the only one who can’t hear the difference between díbh and díobh?

November 18, 2018


When should tóg be used for take? In the dictionary section of labs it wasnt listed as a translation for take while baineann was.

April 20, 2019

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Note that the verb in this case is actually the phrasal verb bain de, rather than bain.

Tóg would be used where you meant "lift" or "raise" - thóg sé ón mbord é - "he took it from the table"

April 20, 2019


there seems to be some sort of a "g" sound between "bhur" and "léinte" by the new speaker. Is that part of the 'r' pronunciation or something else entirely?

May 1, 2016


I heard that sound, too, and really struggled with it. I think it's the tapped "r" at the end of bhur that obscures the "l" a bit, giving it the "g" sound.

May 3, 2016


I think that what you’re hearing is the slender L of léinte.

July 24, 2016


Being a bit wiser now, in regards to Irish, I believe you're right. I can't even hear what I heard at the time I made this comment, to be honest.

July 24, 2016
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