"Who pays?"

Translation:Cé a íocann?

3 years ago

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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?

3 years ago

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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?"

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

3 years ago

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I suggest perusing this

3 years ago
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