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"Who pays?"

Translation:Cé a íocann?

February 26, 2015



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


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?"


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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