is fearr le

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is fearr le

  1. to prefer

Usage notes[edit]

The person doing the preferring is expressed as the object of le, while the person, object, or activity preferred is expressed as the subject of the sentence (coming at the end by the normal rules of Irish syntax).

  • Is fearr liom bainne – "I prefer milk"
  • Is fearr le Dónall snámh – "Dónall prefers swimming"

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