"Who drinks milk?"

Translation:Cé a ólann bainne?

July 17, 2015

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Why the extra 'a' before ólann? Anyone?

July 17, 2015

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It's a marker for the relative clause, and is required after question words (Same a as in Conas atá tú). Literally, the sentence is "Who is it, that drinks mils?" There's an implied copula (is) within the .

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Thanks for the explanation. Sorry to be slow to get it, but where is the 'a' in Conas atá tú? ? I think I understand the rest of your explanation.

July 17, 2015

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a tá. They're just written together

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Got it now. Tks!

July 17, 2015
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