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Saying where you’ve been Ag innse càit an deach thu

I went to...Chaidh mi gu ...

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

chaidh mi I went

chaidh sinn we went

dhan … to the …

baile a town

dhan bhaile to the town

dhan chaisteal to the castle

dhan ghàrradh to the garden

dhan leabaidh to (the) bed

You might want to say you went somewhere on holiday. Here’s how you can do this.

a dh’Alba to Scotland

a dh’Èirinn to Ireland

a dh’Ameireaga to America

a Chanada to Canada

dhan Eadailt to Italy

dhan Fhraing to France

dhan Ghearmailt to Germany

dhan Spàinn to Spain

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PersonNeach
GaelicGàidhlig
EnglishBeurla
Man Halò. Hello.
Woman O, halò! Oh, hello!
Man Càit an deach sibh? Where did you go?
Woman Chaidh mi a dh’Inbhir Snàthaid agus dhan Inbhir Bheag. I went to Inversnaid and to Inverbeg.
Woman 2 Càit an deach thu, Iain? Where did you go, John?
Iain Càit a bheil Baile Mo Thatha?
Seo e.
Chaidh mi a Bhaile Mo Thatha.
Càit an deach thu fhèin an-diugh?
Where’s Balmaha?
Here it is.
I went to Balmaha.
Where did you go yourself today?
Woman 2 Chaidh mi a Rubha Àird Eònain. I went to Rowardennan.