"Codlóidhanleanbhanoisagusíosfaidhníosdéanaí."

Translation:The baby will sleep now and she will eat later.

3 years ago

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/AnCatDubh
AnCatDubh
  • 18
  • 15
  • 14
  • 13
  • 13
  • 13
  • 12
  • 12
  • 12
  • 12
  • 11
  • 11
  • 11
  • 11
  • 11
  • 10
  • 10
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1472

‘[...] sleep now and eat later’ was rejected.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
scilling
  • 25
  • 1602

The Irish sentence uses two independent clauses, and English translations with analogous constructions are preferred here.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AnCatDubh
AnCatDubh
  • 18
  • 15
  • 14
  • 13
  • 13
  • 13
  • 12
  • 12
  • 12
  • 12
  • 11
  • 11
  • 11
  • 11
  • 11
  • 10
  • 10
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1472

How would you translate ‘[...] sleeps now and eats later’, then?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
scilling
  • 25
  • 1602

By “here” in my last post, I’d meant in the Duolingo course rather than for sentences with two independent clauses in general. Translating to Irish, I’d repeat the subject in the second clause.

3 years ago
Learn Irish in just 5 minutes a day. For free.