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16 October 2014

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Greetings and weather
Colin's taking a shortcut through the park. It's pension day, the park is full of grannys and Colin wants to make a good impression. How to meet and greet.

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HelloDia duit
How are you?Cad é mar atá tú?
Good morning!Maidin mhaith!
How's life?Cad é mar atá an saol?
How are things with you?Cad é mar atá tú ag cur isteach?
How are things?Cad é mar atá cúrsaí?
Are you alright love?An bhfuil tú ceart go leor, a ghrá?
Get lost!Imigh leat!
Shut your mouth!Druid do bhéal!
Stupid person - femaleÓinseach
Stupid person - maleAmadán
Hi there, loveHi, a ghrá.
Very well, thank you. It's warmGo maith, go raibh maith agat. Tá sé te.
Very well, thank you. It's raining again!Go maith, go raibh maith agat. Tá sé ag báisteach arís!
Very well, thank you. It's warm again!Go maith, go raibh maith agat. Tá sé te arís!
Very well, thank you. Another rotten day!Go maith, go raibh maith agat. Tá drochlá ann arís!
Very well, thank you. It's cold today, isn't it?Go maith, go raibh maith agat. Tá sé fuar inniu, nach bhfuil?
Aww. I'm fine.Aww. Tá mé go breá.
Indeed! Bye for now!Tá cinnte! Slán anois!
It's not at all!Níl ar chor ar bith!


footnotes Dia = God
maidin = morning
maith = good
grá = love
béal = mouth

"Te" can mean "warm" or "hot". Often "an-te" (literally "very warm") is used for "hot" (like in the game HOLIDAYS). In this game, GREETINGS & WEATHER, "te" means "warm"

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