Food and drink

Do you know how to talk about your favourite foods and beverages in Irish? Learn some helpful words and phrases and test yourself on others you may already know!

Is maith liom...

Ní maith liom...

An maith leat...?

Is fearr liom...

Is fuath liom...

Ithim / itheann muid...

Ólaim / ólann muid...

Ní ithim feoil. Is feoilséantóir mé.

Ní ólaim bainne. Tá ailléirge orm le bainne.

Tá ocras orm.

Tá tart orm.

I like...

I don't like...

Do you like...?

I prefer...

I hate...

I eat... / We eat...

I drink... / We drink...

I don't eat meat. I'm a vegetarian.

I don't drink milk. I am allergic to milk.

I'm hungry.

I'm thirsty.

bricfeasta

breakfast

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Ar an bhiachlár

On the menu

IrishEnglish
biachlármenu
cúrsa tosaigh / réamhchúrsaa starter
miasdish
príomhchúrsaa main course
an mhilseoga dessert

Uirlisí cistine

Kitchen utensils

sceanra

cutlery

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gloine agus buidéal bainne - a glass and bottle of milk

Gabhdáin eile

Other containers

IrishEnglish
boscaa box
cannaa can
ciseána basket
crúscaa jar / a jug
stána tin
mugaa mug
málaa bag
IrishEnglish
ólverb to drink
ithverb to eat
blastatasty
déistineach / lofadisgusting
gearsour
goirtsalty
ocrashunger
milissweet
spíosrachspicy
úrfresh

Torthaí, glasraí agus táirgí eile ag an siopa grósaera

Fruits, vegetables and other products at the greengrocer's

úll

apple

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becáin

mushrooms

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uibheacha

eggs

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Feoil, iasc agus bia eile

Meat, fish and other foods

bagún

bacon

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iasc

fish

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anlann (dearg)

(red) sauce

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Deochanna

Drinks

uisce

water

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Ithim píotsa blasta le mo chairde gach Aoine - I eat tasty pizza with my friends every Friday