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"Ceapaim."

Translation:I think.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/niamhwitch
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...therefore I am.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Eikoopmit

Damn, you beat me to it.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/balbhan
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Ceapaim, mar sin táim ann.

Although the ways the dictionaries translate it seem to prefer smaoinigh, which has a slightly different meaning from ceap!

De Bhaldraithe dictionary: http://www.potafocal.com/x/teanglann.ie/?s=therefore Irish Gaelic translator: http://www.irishgaelictranslator.com/translation/topic96247.html

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Stanmosse

Put on the old thinking ceap

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MaryLea11
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What is the difference between this and 'sílim'?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/balbhan
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"Ceap": to shape, invent, appoint, intend. "Síl": to consider. "Smaoinigh": to consider.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MaryLea11
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Go raibh mille maith agat! (Tá mé ag an Gaeltacht anois - ní beidh mé sa raomhaire, agus níl mo foicloir agam - so if I am making mistakes you know why. I'm missing this forum, but I will be back sometime next week.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gregory743155

So would ceap be when you have conceived of/thought up something, síl be what you suppose/believe to be so, meas be when you consider or reckon it is so, and smaoinigh be when you are reflecting on a matter?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/eggplant42

Ceapaim, mar sin an ceapairi ann...or something like atth. Hoping to make this joke when i finally learn Irish!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gregory743155

No doubt you'll get some delayed laughter from your audience after they've had time to think over what you said!... :-))

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/orkzzzz

I sandwich as well.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZuMako8_Momo
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Would "Ceapaim" also be used for "I think so"?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hec10tor
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Ceapaim é -- for "I think so" -- right?

9 months ago