"Tá muinín ag an múinteoir asainn."

Translation:The teacher has trust in us.

3 years ago

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Quick question. Does teacher in irish derive from trust? Or is that just my weird way to remember both words?

3 years ago

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I remember it as a weird way of saying "mentor"

2 years ago

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Glad I'm not the only one who instantly though "do those share etymological roots?!?"

2 years ago

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No, it doesn't. It descends from múin (teach) and tóir (one who does). it's possible the ancestor of múin entered OI via Latin, but we're not sure.

3 years ago
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