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"Gearrann an scian an t-arán."

Translation:The knife cuts the bread.

March 23, 2015



Is the "t-" added to words to show case (function in the sentence; ie- differentiating from the subject) or does it have to do with vowels vs consonants?


The t- is added after an when the noun is masculine and starts with a vowel. So it would be gearrann an scian an t-arán because arán is a masculine noun, but gearrann an scian an ubh because ubh is a feminine noun.


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