"Isdlíodóiréadeartháir."

Translation:Her brother is a lawyer.

3 years ago

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Why is it "her brother" and not "his brother?"

3 years ago

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Because 'deartháir' isn't lenited here. His brother would be 'a dheartháir'.

3 years ago

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Does dlíodóir cover both barrister and solicitor?

3 years ago

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It only covers “solicitor” — “barrister” would be abhcóide.

3 years ago

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Thanks!

3 years ago

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Barristers are lawyers too.

From An Foclóir Beag

dlíodóir fir3 duine a chleachtann an dlí mar shlí bheatha, aturnae nó abhcóide

5 months ago

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What's the difference

3 years ago

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… between …

3 years ago

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a barrister and a solicitor

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A barrister appears in court, “at the bar”, as an advocate for a client; a solicitor doesn’t, representing or advising a client outside of the courtroom. (This distinction doesn’t exist in the legal systems of the US.)

3 years ago

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ah ok thanks. So a dlíodóir is a lawyer whose job doesn't require him/her to go to court.

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A solicitor is a lawyer who is not allowed to go to court as an advocate.

3 years ago

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Both solicitors and barristers are lawyers.

dlíodóir is the Irish for "lawyer", and both solicitors and barristers are dlíodóirí.

5 months ago
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