Getting started

Here are some verbs and structures to help you describe your weekend routine.

lig / déan mo scíth
Tabhair cuairt arto visit
tabhair aghaidh arto head for/towards
freastail arto attend
buail leto meet
ceannaighto buy
bainto win
lig / déan mo scíthto relax
bain sult as / taitin leto enjoy
caithto spend
léighto read
íoc asto pay for
seinnto play
glac páirt ito participate in
socraighto arrange/decide
tarto come
téighto go
tarto come

Core vocabulary/phrases

breithlá
gnóthachbusy
greim le hithea bite to eat
ceolchoirmconcert
breithlábirthday
cóisirparty
cluichegame
traenáiltraining
AifreannMass
pictiúrlanncinema
cuireadhinvitation
íoc asto pay for
seinnto play (music)
glac páirt ito participate in
socraighto arrange/decide
tarto come
téighto go
goidto steal

Core timeframes

ar maidin
ar maidinin the morning
san iarnóinin the afternoon
sa tráthnónain the evening
san oícheat night
aréirlast night
anochttonight
arú amárachthe day after tomorrow
arú innéthe day before yesterday
seo caite/seo a chuaigh thartlast/past
seo chugainnnext
barraíocht amatoo much time