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December :: page 1
Nollaig Chridheil! (Merry Christmas!)

The Christmas season is upon us after a long year of adventure. Our travellers are rounding off their journey around the Highlands and Islands in style at a cèilidh. Lots of fun and games, and the ideal place to try out some of handy phrases. Listen to Seanair’s conversation with Morag. There’s some real gold dust in there!



Seanair and Morag having a chat about the party.

Seanair Abair partaidh!
What a party!
Morag Abair oidhche! Tha e math!
What a night! It’s great!
Seanair Tha gu dearbh. A bheil e a’ còrdadh riut?
Yes, indeed. Are you enjoying it?
Morag Tha e a’ còrdadh rium. Is toigh leam partaidh!
I am (enjoying it). I like a party!
Seanair Nollaig Chridheil, a Mhorag!
Merry Christmas, Morag!
Morag Nollaig Chridheil agus Bliadhna Mhath Ùr!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Now listen to their conversation.


Useful vocabulary
Gaelic English
Abair oidhche! What a night!
Abair partaidh! What a party!
Abair òran What a song
Abair sealladh What a view
Abair sealladh mìorbhaileach What a wonderful view
Abair thusa You bet
A bheil sin a’ còrdadh riut? Are you enjoying that? (As in: food, activity, etc)
A bheil seo a’ còrdadh riut? Are you enjoying this? (As in: food, activity, etc)
Tha sin a’ còrdadh rium I enjoy/am enjoying that
Chan eil seo a’ còrdadh rium I am not enjoying this

 

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