1. Forum
  2. >
  3. Topic: Irish
  4. >
  5. "An bhfuil páistí aici?"

"An bhfuil páistí aici?"

Translation:Does she have children?

May 6, 2015



The mouse-over says, "The are children at her." I took that to mean "Are the children hers?" Can someone explain how it actually means "Does she have children?" I would appreciate it!


irish has no verb for 'have', instead i uses the phrasal verb bí ag. So literally something is 'at' someone if they have it. Ownership uses Is le

Learn Irish in just 5 minutes a day. For free.