"Fillim."

Translation:I return.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Ballygawley
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In the adverbs section later there is the construction "come back" / "tagann ar ais" wich in some sense is synonym with "return".

Apparently you would not use "fillim" to return your books to the library but really rather in the sense of coming back from some place?

http://www.teanglann.ie/en/fgb/fill

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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Yes, fill is only used intransitively. To return something (such as books to the library), one would use cuir ar ais or tabhair ar ais, e.g. Tugadh na leabhair ar ais chun na leabharlainne.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MaryLea11
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Thank you! And I'm going to give you a lingot, because you are so awesomely generous in your explanations when folks ask for help.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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Thank you. I figure that a good way for me to learn something is to be able to explain it so that even I can understand it. ;*)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MaryLea11
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Hey, thanks for asking this question! I was just about to do so myself, but you asked it more coherently than I would have managed.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bush6984
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Tues 3 May 2016, any ideas why both times this has come up this exercise it's been completely silent no matter how many times I click the speaker button? I've reported it both times, but it just seems rather bizarre that I would be asked a "Type what you hear" exercise then be met with silence despite that all other sentences have played their sound normally. Why might this be occurring only for this one sentence?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alphalyrae
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It's been an issue since the new audio was brought in - in a few cases the old audio was removed, but the sound was neither replaced nor the question taken down.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bush6984
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Good to know. GRMA

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeanMeaneyPL
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Movie?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/babs614836
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I know so many people in Ireland who pronounce 'film' this way.

4 months ago
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