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"The author explained her new book."

Translation:Mhínigh an t-údar a leabhar nua.

March 13, 2015

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

Irish doesn't distinguish between "her" and "his" new book, correct?


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

Some dialects do pronounce a lenited < l >, but it's never in writing except in some old textbooks.


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

Can you convey what a lenited l sounds like?


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

Gramadach na Gaeilge says it's /l'/, which is found on Fuameanna na Gaeilge here


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DTSFF
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The problem is that even if we may sometimes hear a lenited l, this sentence doesn’t have audio, and when you get it as a "translate from Irish to English question", Duo doesn’t accept the "his" version


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mjkuecker1965

Why did I need the t- ???


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Seosamh1875

"a leabhar úr" also acceptable ??


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cait48

It should be, but who knows?

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