Quick Translation Question
Dia daoibh ar maidin,
So, quick question. I have two phrases I need to translate and I think I have them down, but I am just trying to verify.
If you are wishing for something, what is the proper preposition to use. I cannot for the life of me figure this out.
Second, if you are saying "Teach me to use it", is "Múin dom a úsáid é", the correct translation/interpretation?
First, “wish for” is an English phrasal verb; see here for some Irish equivalents. (Even when not part of a phrasal verb, the preposition “for” has many uses in English. Those uses are split between several Irish prepositions, and a summary of them can be found here.)
Second, your translation is nearly correct. It’s Múin dom é a úsáid, since a direct object of an infinitive-type verbal noun comes before the verbal noun.