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"An bhfuil patrún agat?"

Translation:Do you have a role model?

July 27, 2015

18 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/4meerschweinchen

is é mo phatrún é Pól :)


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

No need for the second é.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Venamis1

Is it incorrect or is it correct either way? I've read in another discussion that, not sure which dialect (maybe Ulster Irish) leaves out the second pronoun in the copula.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dana843960

Is maith liom Enya.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Evelyn855094

Curiosity question: How would you say "(name) is my role model"?


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

Is í Enya mo phatrún.


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

My role model is a little green owl.


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

I thought it was "Are you a role model?". What would that be?


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

An patrún thú?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/p8c

eikoopmit, that's what i thought at first too, but the "at you" reminded me of the form of possession, so i guessed the correct answer based on that "at you" for having something.


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

Is pátrún related to patron?


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

Is there a dfferent word for mentor?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Leslie999311

I think the word “mentor” should be an acceptable translation for “patrún”.


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

"role model" and "mentor" are not synonyms in English. A mentor provides advice, a "role model" doesn't even have to know that they are a role model.

oide múinte, Comhairleoir and meantóir are some of the options for "mentor".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/idiotboy744997

Are role models a big thing in Ireland?

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