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"Éistim."

Translation:I listen.

May 3, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MaryLea11

Shouldn't this also be 'I hear'? I'm sure I've heard it used that way. 'Éistim an coileach ar maidin.' 'I hear the cockerel in the morning.'

May 3, 2015

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

Generally, clois/cluin is translated as 'hear'

May 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaCa826187

The Welsh is clywed. Who knew when I was learning a language I didn't like, I was helping myself learn a language I actually wanted to learn...

September 28, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/syntyche1981

I thought your handle looked familiar.

May 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MaryLea11

Oh - thank you. That must be where 'chuala mé' I heard comes from. Sheesh, I've forgotten everything it seems.

May 3, 2015

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

Sorry, I was on my phone so I didn't get it all in! éist, however, can be translated as 'hear' in some cases, such as 'formal hearing' (Aifreann a éisteacht), 'pay particular attention to' (éist an toirneach), or 'Heed, grant' (urnaí a éisteacht)

May 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MaryLea11

Thank you! Very much indeed.

May 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hpfan5

great website resource thanks!

December 10, 2015
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