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"My ancestors went to the United States."

Translation:Chuaigh mo shinsir go dtí na Stáit Aontaithe.

February 15, 2015

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

Can't I use 'chun' in this context?


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

Chun used here means more "towards".


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

Go raibh maith agat.


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

why not: d'imigh mo shinsearaigh go dtí na Stáit Aontaithe ? Why only chuaighm and why shinsir?


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

Imigh is more "go away"/"left" - you wouldn't usually use imigh go dtí.

Sinsearach is a variant of sinsear, and Duolingo isn't testing you on your prior knowledge of Irish, it's teaching you it's own vocabulary. If you report it, the course contributors may add Chuaigh mo shinsearaigh go dtí na Stáit Aontaithe as an alternative solution.

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