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"Codlóidh an leanbh anois agus íosfaidh níos déanaí."

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

May 15, 2015

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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.

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