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Subject: Re: riamh
From: Tom Thomson <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Mon, 16 Dec 2002 11:59:44 +0000
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> Is this the correct position for *riamh*  in this sentence?
> He never leaves home without his cell phone. Is the sentence itself OK?
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> Cha bhidh e a' falbh riamh dhachaidh gun an cell phone aige
>
> Is there a word for cell phone in Gaelic?

It doesn't make sense to use riamh in the present tense, the present (habitual) form of ever is idir.  The sentence wouuld be

Cha bhi e idir a falbh as an tigh gun am fon-laimh aige.

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