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The Daltaí Boards » Archive: 1999-2004 » 2003 (July-December) » "de thairbhe" versus "de dheasca" « Previous Next »

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Canuck (216.241.232.218 - 216.241.232.218)
Posted on Friday, October 03, 2003 - 04:28 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Dia dhaoibh,
I am trying to figure out when to use "de thairbhe" and when to use "de dheasca" in meaning "because of".
Can anyone help me?

Go raibh maith agaibh!
Canuck

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Aonghus (159.134.62.75 - 159.134.62.75)
Posted on Saturday, October 04, 2003 - 02:37 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

de thairbhe, when it is a good result
de dheasca, for a bad result

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Oliver Grennan (217.155.45.120 - 217.155.45.120)
Posted on Sunday, October 05, 2003 - 07:33 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

What about "de thoradh" and "de bharr"?

Any particular contexts for them?

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Aonghus (62.77.191.130 - 62.77.191.130)
Posted on Monday, October 06, 2003 - 04:10 am:   Edit Post Print Post

de thoradh literally means "as a fruit/product" of

de bharr would (in my view) be a more general way of saying because of

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Canuck (24.103.116.213 - 24.103.116.213)
Posted on Wednesday, October 15, 2003 - 12:19 am:   Edit Post Print Post

A Aonghus,
Tuigim anois. Go raibh maith agat!
-Canuck

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Aonghus (62.77.191.130 - 62.77.191.130)
Posted on Wednesday, October 15, 2003 - 04:03 am:   Edit Post Print Post

Fáilte romhat

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