Unit 1 - Simple Gaelic Greetings

Ciamar a tha sibh? "How are you? "

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Get friendly in Gaelic!

Learn how to greet people formally and in a casual conversation using the words sibh and thu which mean you.

Sibh is used when speaking to:

  • a stranger
  • a person older than you
  • someone in authority
  • more than one person.

Thu is used when speaking to:

  • a child
  • a friend
  • someone of a similar age.

In this section, listen to some Gaelic greetings and follow the text to learn how to use the expressions in conversation. Come in and get started!

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