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"I need a minute."

Translation:Teastaíonn nóiméad uaim.

May 21, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Julia164807

Why can't I have 'ta nomeid uaim'?


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

Is é sin Gaeilge le haghaidh "I want a minute"


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

Would it not be "Teastaím"?


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

No. teastaigh means 'is wanted', so it conjugates to the English object (which is the Irish grammatical subject), with the person wanting being expressed by a prepositional phrase using ó

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