"We are only boys."

Translation:Níl ionainn ach buachaillí.

July 15, 2015

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Could somebody please explain the structure of this sentence?

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Níl is the negative form of . Ionainn is i + muid. Ach means “but”, and buachaillí means “boys”. Put together, a literalistic translation is “There aren’t in (i.e. anyone among) us but boys” = “We are only boys”.

July 15, 2015

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Go raibh maith agat :)

July 15, 2015
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