Know Your Gaelic

 

 

Phrase Pronounced Meaning
     
Saol fada chugat
Sail fod/ah cu/gut
Long life to you
Ta failte romhat
Taw fall cheh row at
You are welcome  
Conas ata tu?
Kuniss ah-taw two?
How are you?
Ta me go maith
Taw may go mawt
I am well
Oiche mhaith
E-ha whawt
Good night
De tha thu ah deanamh? Day taw two ah dyane-iff? What are you doing?
Tapadh leat Tapah lat Thank you
Gabh mo leithscaal Govh muh leh-skayle Excuse me
Nil Gaeilge maith agam Kneel gale-geh mot       ah-gum I cannot speak Irish very well
Ta me i gcruachais Tah may ih grew-kuss I need your help
Ba mhaith liom an dochtuir Buh wot lum on dock-thure I need a doctor
Ta an aimsir go halainn inniu Taw an eyeim-shur guh haul-inn  inn-you The weather is beautiful today
Eist moran agus can beagan! Aisht more-on og-us con byug-on! Hear much and say little!
Is minic a gheibhean beal oscailt diog dunta! Iss minick ah gav-awn bail os-kuly dee-ug doon-tah! An open mouth often catches a closed fist!
Gra, Dilseacht, Cairdeas Graw, Deel-shockt, Korr-djass Love, Loyalty, Friendship
Gle mhaith Glay moth Very good
Na dean sin! Naw dane shin! Don't do that!
Ba mhaith liom cupan tae Buh wah lim cup-on tay I would like a cup of tea