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"He is a shy person."

Translation:Is duine cúthail é.

May 11, 2015

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

"cúthalach" = shy, not cúthail

May 11, 2015

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

cúthail works as well. FGB shows duine cúthail as 'a shy person'

May 11, 2015

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

The FGB shows cúthal(ach) and cúthalta as variants of cúthail. Dinneen also listed cúthail rather than the other variants.

May 11, 2015

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

There's another word for shy isn't there?

November 2, 2016

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

According to foclóir.ie, there's faiteach and cotúil.

March 16, 2019
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