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"My sister has perfect sight."

Translation:Tá amharc foirfe ag mo dheirfiúr.

April 20, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stefan919627

Why do you use the article in the sentence "She has bad sight / Tá an t-amharc go dona aici", but not in this sentence?


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

“Sight” is an abstract noun, and abstract nouns used in a general sense take an article. In Tá an t-amharc go dona aici, the presence of the article can be interpreted as “sight” being used in a general sense (“The sight is poor at her”).

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