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"Is maith liom an phictiúrlann ach is fearr liom an leabharlann."

Translation:I like the cinema but I prefer the library.

April 13, 2015

3 Comments


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

Is it really necessary to say 'I' twice in this sentence when translating to English?


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

In English, no, but a more literal translation might be easier for people who have little translation experience.


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

In fairness I tend to agree... it has certainly helped mt with understanding Irish first to imagine the words/sentences literally translated into English, before typing it out in a way that looks correct grammatically.

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