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"Caithim sciorta glan."

Translation:I wear a clean skirt.

3 years ago

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Snagbreac

What's wrong with "I'm wearing" here?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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Both Irish and English distinguish between the simple present (e.g. “I wear”) and the present progressive (e.g. “I’m wearing”). Caithim sciorta glan uses the simple present; the analogous present progressive would be Táim ag caitheamh sciorta ghlain.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Snagbreac

Thanks.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MeredithNa
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Is this what caithim is supposed to sound like? I heard ta an sciorta glan.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ballygawley
Ballygawley
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Decent enough pronounciation, and no: no "tá an" ...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MeredithNa
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Thanks Bally. I'm never too sure what she's saying.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kwijiboe1

The translation sentence is wrong, it is different from the one above. The One above makes sense " I wear a clean skirt". The sentence in the test says" I throw a clean skirt"

1 year ago