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PostPosted: Mon 17 Dec 2018 10:59 pm 
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franc 91 wrote:
I can dress myself. - Is féidir liom a ghléasadh mé féin.


The structure is always: direct object + a + verbal noun
so: Is féidir liom mé féin a ghléasadh

as it is here:

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I can paint pictures. - Is féidir liom pictiúirí a phéinteáil.


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I can swim without armbands. - Is féidir liom a shnámh gan banda snámha.


The particle "a" is used with direct objects only (and with bheith, and in Northern dialects with teacht, dul, imeacht)
so: Is féidir liom snámh gan ...

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I can stand on my head. - Is féidir liom a sheasamh ar mo cheann.


Is féidir liom seasamh ...

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I can ride really fast. - Is féidir liom a rhothú go han-tapa. (it's on a tricycle)


Is féidir liom rothú ...

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I can bathe myself. - Is féidir liom a fholcadh mé féin.


... mé féin a fholcadh

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I can climb into bed. - Is féidir liom a dhreapadh sa leaba. (it's up into a bunkbed)

Is féidir liom dreapadh ...

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I can see monsters in the dark. - Is féidir liom a fheiceáil arrachtaí sa dorchadas.


... arrachtaí a fheiceáil sa dorchadas


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Here's a similar sentence - 101 bonnes idées pour amuser les petits/101 good ideas to amuse the little ones/toddlers

Céad agus smaoineamh maith chun leanaí beaga a dhéanamh siamsa dóibh.

Is it correct ?


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PostPosted: Tue 25 Dec 2018 8:46 pm 
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franc 91 wrote:
Here's a similar sentence - 101 bonnes idées pour amuser les petits/101 good ideas to amuse the little ones/toddlers

Céad agus smaoineamh maith chun leanaí beaga a dhéanamh siamsa dóibh.

Is it correct ?


... chun siamsa a dhéanamh do na leanaí beaga.


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PostPosted: Tue 25 Dec 2018 9:02 pm 
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