"Éadaí."

Translation:Clothes.

3 years ago

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Is this a plural word? Is there a singular word that means one item of clothing?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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Yes, éadaí is plural; éadach is its singular form.

3 years ago

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"Clothing" is also accepted. (April 6, 2015)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Huffdogg

I have a feeling that knowing the etymology of this word might give me some helpful mnemonic cause for some reason I just cannot get this specific word to settle into my head properly.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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The singular form éadach comes from Old Irish étach.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JoeDonnell11

Try the pronunciation A D and it's easy to remember

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/B_D_Codeman

Nice thought, but what ties “A D” to clothing? (I had the same idea, but used the number “80” to indicated the number of outfits my wife has. Sadly, that could also apply to the number of pairs of shoes she has, so it might add to my confusion.)

7 months ago

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garments?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sunflowerkay

easy pronunciation: 'AD'/'80'

6 months ago
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