carson nach

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Adverb[edit]

carson nach

  1. why not?

Usage notes[edit]

  • Always followed by the relevant verb:
    "An dèan thu sin?" - "Carson nach dèan?"
    "Will you do it? - Why not [do]?"
    "Am faigheamaid ann?" - "Carson nach fhaigheamaid?"
    "Will we get there? - Why not?" (literally "Why wouldn't we get?")