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Taking your leave of somebody A’ fàgail cuideigin

GoodbyeMar sin leibh

Look out for the following pieces of vocabulary in this clip.

cheerio – tìoraidh

cheerio just now – tìoraidh an-dràsta

bye – mar sin leibh

bye just now – mar sin leibh an-dràsta

goodbye – beannachd leibh

This is the formal way you use to speak to an older person, or to a group of people.

PersonNeach
GaelicGàidhlig
EnglishBeurla
Man Mar sin leibh, Iain. Goodbye, John.
Iain Mar sin leibh agus tapadh leibh.
Mar sin leibh an-dràsta, Anna.
Goodbye and thank you.
Goodbye for now, Anna.
Anna Mar sin leibh, Iain. Goodbye, John.
Man 2 Tìoraidh an-dràsta. Cheerio for now.
Anna Tìoraidh. Cheerio.