The weather An t-Sìde
The weather is almost always a great topic for striking up a conversation. Watch the video below to learn about some of the particular elements of talking about the weather in Gaelic
Remember the weather is feminine, consequently use i when describing what it is like outside.
Nouns for weather
Another way of describing weather is to use nouns, such as stoirm (storm), reothadh (frost), and uisge (rain):
Adjectives for weather
We can also use some nouns, like 'fras' (shower) and 'grian' (sun), to form adjectives, such as frasach and grianach, to describe the weather:
We can use 'S e along with adjectives such as deagh (bad) and droch (good) for emphasis. Deagh and droch lenite the following word where possible:
Ro and glè, also commonly used for emphasis, lenite the following word as well.
It is a very good day, but it is too warm for the sheep
Look at the following examples. Which would you prefer if you were going skiing in the Alps?