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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.'


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

Generally, clois/cluin is translated as 'hear'


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...


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

I thought your handle looked familiar.


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.


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)


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

Thank you! Very much indeed.


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

great website resource thanks!

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