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"An bhfuil páistí aici?"

Translation:Does she have children?

3 years ago

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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!

3 years ago

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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

3 years ago