Duolingo phrases :)

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Duolingo phrases :)

Unread post by Larissa » Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:16 pm

Seall! Tha bonaid agus drathais orm

Look! I have a bonnet and underpants on

I am going to make it my life's goal to use this at some point in the future :lol:



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Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Unread post by faoileag » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:31 am

An dòchas gu bheil rudeigin eile ort cuideachd! ;-)

Hope you have something else on too!

Bliadhna Mhath Ùr dhut! :-D

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Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Unread post by poptart » Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:44 pm

Tha mi ag ithe snèap, tha mi cho toilichte!

I am eating a turnip, I am so happy.

Takes all sorts I s'pose. :D

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Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Unread post by GunChleoc » Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:17 pm

Tha iad blasta gu leòr.

They're tasty enough.
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Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Unread post by getracey » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:34 pm

Seall, tha mo thòn reòite.
Look, my buttocks are frozen.
I can understand having frozen buttocks, especially 'ann an Alba' , but asking someone to look at them? Unless it's a doctor maybe.

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Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Unread post by faoileag » Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:04 pm

Just trying to make learning fun, therefore memorable - not everyone's sense of humour, admittedly! ;-)
But you have now used it / written it / thought about it / told others about it, so you have thereby increased your chance of learning useful vocab, even if likely to be re-used in different contexts.

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Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Unread post by getracey » Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:34 pm

Tha sibh ceart, faoileag
You are right, faoileag.
I wasn't meaning to disparage Duolino or anyone who has contributed to it, humour is a great tool to use. Trouble is whenever I see the phrase 'Mo thòn' I get Shane McGowan's voice stuck in my head for the next few hours or to use another duolingo phrase:
Eadar mo chluas agus mo chluas eile
Between my ear and my other ear

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Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Unread post by GunChleoc » Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:02 pm

Uill, tha mi 'n dùil gu bheil rudeigin eadar do dhà chluas!

Well, I expect there's something between your ears

:spors:
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Unread post by getracey » Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:00 pm

Tha gu dearbh, Gun Chleoc!
'tha mi a' goid bonaid agus IRN BRU'
'I am stealing a bonnet and IRN BRU'
Sounds like someone has drunk too much IRN BRU (also known as mad juice) already.
Tha mi ag òl cus😵
Actually, how would I say too much of something?

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Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Unread post by GunChleoc » Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:14 pm

cus + noun in the genitive, or cus + dhen + noun in the dative.

I ate too much cake - Dh'ith mi cus cèice
I ate too much of that cake - Dh'ith mi cus dhen chèic sin
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