Giota Níos Mó (7)

Have a look at some of the key phrases in GNM 7:

An dtiocfadh leat gar beag a dhéanamh? - Could you do a wee favour?
An dtiocfadh liom gar beag a dhéanamh? - Could I do a wee favour?
An dtiocfadh leis gar beag a dhéanamh? - Could he do a wee favour?
An dtiocfadh léi gar beag a dhéanamh? - Could she do a wee favour?

An dtiocfadh leat gar beag a dhéanamh dom? - Could you do a wee favour for me?
An dtiocfadh leat gar beag a dhéanamh dó?- Could you do a wee favour for him?
An dtiocfadh leat gar beag a dhéanamh di? - Could you do a wee favour for her?
An dtiocfadh liom gar beag a dhéanamh duit? - Could I do a wee favour for you?

Is fada an lá. - It is/has been a long time.
Ó, is fada. - Indeed it is/has been a long time.
Is fada anlá ó d’ith mé pizza! - It’s a long time since I’ve eaten pizza!
Is fada an lá ó d’ól mé caife! - It’s a long time since I’ve drunk coffee!

D’éirigh liom. - I passed/succeeded.
D’éirigh leat. - You passed/succeeded.
D’éirigh leis. - He passed/succeeded.
D’éirigh léi. - She passed/succeeded.
Cad é mar a d’éirigh leat? - How did you get on?

Theip orm. - I failed.
Theip ort. - You failed.
Theip air. - He failed.
Theip uirthi. - She failed.

Go maire tú é. - May you have good health to enjoy it.
Go maire tú é is go gcaithe tú é. - May you have good health to enjoy it and wear it.
Go maire tú é is go gcaithe tú é is go stróca tú é. - May you have good health to enjoy it, wear it and tear it.
Go maire tú é is go gcaithe tú é is go stróca tú é is go bpósa tú fear ann. - May you have good health to enjoy it, wear it and tear it and marry a man in it.

an litir sin - that letter
an doras sin - that door
an clár sin - that programme
an gúna sin - that dress
Cé acu is fearr leat? - Which do you prefer?

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