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

Where were you? (plural / polite)Càit an robh sibh?

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

càit an robh sibh? where were you?

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

air chuairt on a walk, on a short trip

càit an robh thu? where were you?

This is the informal way you use to speak to a friend or a child.

bha mi … I was …

bha sinn … we were …

air chuairt on a walk

air falbh away

air saor-làithean on holiday

bha mi air chuairt I was on a walk

bha mi air falbh I was away

aig an taigh at the house

aig na bùithtean to the shops

anns an taigh-bheag in the toilet

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PersonNeach
GaelicGàidhlig
EnglishBeurla
Woman Càit an robh sibh?
Hoigh!
Càit an robh sibh?
Where were you?
Hey!
Where were you?
Woman Càit an robh sibh? Where were you?
Man Air chuairt! On a walk!
Woman Feasgar math. Good afternoon.
Man Feasgar math. Good afternoon.
Woman Agus càit an robh sibh? And where were you?
Man Air chuairt! On a walk!
Woman Air chuairt? On a walk?
Man Glè mhath.
Tìoraidh.
Very good.
Cheerio.
Woman Madainn mhath. Good morning.
Man Madainn mhath.
Càit an robh sibh an-dè?
Good morning.
Where were you yesterday?
Woman Em, bha mi air falbh. Em, I was away.