Gaelic Words and Phrases



How are you?

Ciamar a tha thu?

I'm well

Tha mi gu math

I'm great

Tha mi glé mhath

How are you, yourself?

Ciamar a tha thu fhéin?


Beannachd leat.

What is your name?

Dé an t-ainm a th'ort?

My name is...

Is mise...

Where are you from?

Có ás a tha thu?

I'm from...

Tha mi á...

Thank you

Tapadh leat

You're welcome

'Se do bheatha

Good job

Sin thu fhéin

Drive 'er! (said when you're enjoying someone's singing or playing)

Suas e!



Come in

Thig a-staigh

Have a seat

Dean suidhe

Sing a song

Gabh òran

Play a tune

Gabh port

That's it!

Sin agad e!

Gaelic uses different words for formal speech.  This page will use the informal forms exclusively.