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"I like my sister."

Translation:Is maith liom mo dheirfiúr.

May 7, 2015

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

I am confusing when to use m' and when to use mo.


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

mo becomes m' comes before a vowel sound - words that start with a vowel, or with f followed by a vowel (because mo causes lenition, and fh is silent, exposing the sound of the following letter).

m'athair
m'eochair
m'fhón
m'iníon
m'oifig
m'úll

This contraction isn't optional.

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