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"There are thirty eight carrots in that bag."

Translation:Tá ocht gcairéad is tríocha sa mhála sin.

March 6, 2015

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

Why is the "is" in this sentence? thanks


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

It's an abbreviated form of agus. Literally, "There are eight carrots and thirty in that bag"


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

Oh, that makes sense. Thanks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LauraDuval4

Then why can't it also be "agus"?


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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/James401551

focloir.ie translates thirty eight as "tríocha a hocht". Is that usage not applicable to thirty-eight in this context?

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