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  5. "Chuaigh mé suas le mo chlann…

"Chuaigh suas le mo chlann agus mo chairde."

Translation:I went up with my children and my friends.

August 7, 2015



I understood that "mo chlann: was my family as well as my children.

I said 'I went up with my family and my friends" and it was not accepted. ?? I thought "mo chlann' was also my family??


Clann means family in the sense of children/offspring. It is technically incorrect to use it to describe you, your parents, your siblings etc.


But "family" can be used in that sense in English, too, so it should be accepted as a translation.


Surely "my kids" should be accepted too? It has been accepted for "mo chlann" throughout the course so far...


It should be, yes.

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