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"Who pays?"

Translation:Cé a íocann?

February 26, 2015

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

This may have been covered elsewhere, but what's the function of a here? I realise it's the same a that occurs with atá... is it just for question formation?

February 26, 2015

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

With and other question words there's an implied copula, thus you need the relative clause, marked with a.

A more literally translation of this is "Who is it that pays?"


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

ah interesting, thanks for this. Do you happen to know of a page that explains the analysis/questions in irish in more detail?

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