"Tá a chroí breoite."

Translation:His heart is sick.

3 years ago

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magickman
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Does this imply lovesickness or an actual heart disease?

3 years ago

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scilling
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Only a physical illness. “He is lovesick” would be Tá sé i bpian an ghrá (“He’s in the pain of love”).

3 years ago

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magickman
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Go raibh maith agat. :)

3 years ago

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Is there an Irish equivalent to the English language concept of "heartsick"?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
scilling
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See its entry in the EID.

2 years ago

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I would only ever say, "He has a bad heart." Possibly, "His heart is bad." I've never heard an adult say that someone's heart is sick and mean a physical illness.

4 months ago
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