Hai Eilidh,

Sgri\obh thu:

Feuchidh mi,
>I will try...
>>1. I have a dog.
>Tha cu agam.
>>2. I have two dogs.
>Tha  da choin agam.

This is sort of a trick question. The Gaelic word "da\" (two) requires the 
following noun to be 1) singular, and 2) lenited. You've got the lenited 
part right, so it would actually be " Tha da\ chu\ agam." It's only when 
you get to three that you can start using the plural.

>>3. I have three dogs.
>Tha tri coin agam,

Sin agad e ! (You've got it.)

>>If you'd like a little more to do, how about
>>1. Do you (s.) have a dog?
>A'bheil cu agad?.
>A'bheil cu agaibh?
>>2. Do you have two dogs?
>A' bheil da choin agad?

da\ chu\ ..as above.

>>3. Do you have three dogs?
>A 'bheil tri coin agad?

Gle\ mhath. (Very good.)

>>And finally:
>>"How many dogs do you have?"
>    Cia mheud  tha coin agad?

I would say "Cia mheud cu\ a tha agad." Cia mheud, or co\ mheud takes the 
singular. Confusing, isn't it? As I said, these are really trick questions. 
They just look easy.

Mo\ran taing airson do fhreagairtean, Eilidh. (Many thanks for your 
answers, Eilidh.)


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