"Tabharfaidh an pláta duit."

Translation:He will give the plate to you.

August 6, 2015



Is the audio bad? It sounds like "tuir se a plata duit". I can understand the "a" and "an" being indistinguishable, but does tabharfaidh really sound like that? It doesnt even sound like the "faidh" part is audible

June 25, 2016


Yeah, the listening exercises have become a guessing game for me, it's terrible quality and a complete different dialect to what I'm used to

August 28, 2016


I believe she's using good Connemara pronunciation - but I'm no expert. For interest, here's another recording from Forvo: http://forvo.com/word/tabharfaidh/#ga

December 10, 2016


"He will give you the plate" worked for me. I thought of the priest who gave all the silver household items to Jean Valjean. That's an old-fashioned meaning of the word in English, though.

March 21, 2017


Tabhair can mean 'bring.'

August 6, 2015


In the right context. The correct prepositional phrase has to be used afterwards. For example "Tabharfaidh sé an pláta leis duit." would be the most proper way to convey "bring" where "Tabhair...leat" expresses the "bring" part.

September 6, 2016


You hear an 'i' at the end of 'tabharfaidh'. Weak, but there. 'tabhar' itself sounds a bit like 'too-ur..,

July 26, 2016


More natural English would be, "He will give you the plate", but this did not go down well.

February 28, 2017


Wrote "he will bring the plate to you" but it didn't accept it. Anything wrong with it?

September 6, 2016


Technically, that would be "Tabharfaidh sé an pláta chugat." I believe.

September 6, 2016


Tabharfaidh in this question an tiomáinfidh* in the previous. The first gets a broad ending, the second a slender. There seems no sense to it. Can anyone shed any light?

April 28, 2017


Caol le caol, leathan le leathan?

September 27, 2017


As @EibhlinNiO said, Tabhar- and Tiomáin- dictate how the ending works. Caol le caol, leathan le leathan...

September 27, 2017


So what would 'leat' be used for in this case?

April 15, 2019

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"bring a raincoat!" - tabhair leat cóta fearthainne!
"help yourself to a sweet" - tabhair leat milseán
"take it with you" - tabhair leat é

Aside from the imperative, leat will only be used if the subject is - tabharfaidh tú na plátaí leat - "you will take the plates with you".

You could probably say Tabharfaidh sé leis do phláta - "he will take way your plate".

April 15, 2019
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