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"What hour?"

Translation:Cá huair?

February 22, 2015

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

I would've thought 'cén uair'


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

That's the answer i see as correct. Both cén uair and cá huair should be correct.


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

What are the literal translations of both of those?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClaytonRic9

My impression is: Cén uair = which hour Cá huair = what hour


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

When it asks me to pick all correct responses in multiple choice, it requires "cén uair" and "cá huair" in order to be correct.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/christophe709831

How can 'cen uair' mean 'what time' and 'when' in english? Can someone explain this please


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

"when does the heating come on?" - cén uair a thagann an teas air?
"what time does the heating come on?" - cén uair a thagann an teas air?

"when is the match starting?" - cén uair a a dtosóidh an cluiche?
"what time is the match starting?" - cén uair a a dtosóidh an cluiche?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dennis921306

Literal translation is what hour, an irish construct which is most ususally translated as when or what time, not as a direct translation, but as to express the same intended question


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaulineByr3

Why on the App is two answers cirrect for same question cá huair = what hour is correct then next one it's cén uair= what hour is also correct. Irish is hard enough without this thrown into the mix so Duo please keep it straightforward for us learners.

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