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Wait a minute (plural / polite)Fuirichibh mionaid

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

thalla! go!

thalla a-mach! go out / get out!

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

thallaibh a-mach! go out / get out! (formal)

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

fuirich mionaid! wait a minute!

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

fuirichibh mionaid! wait a minute! (formal)

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

a’ bruidhinn speaking

fuirichibh! wait!

thallaibh! go!

a-mach out

air ais back

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PersonNeach
GaelicGàidhlig
EnglishBeurla
Woman Chì mi feasgar thu. I’ll see you this afternoon/evening.
Boy Chì. Yes.
Woman Alasdair, sin am bus.
Thalla, greas ort.
Mar sin leat.
Alexander, that’s the bus.
Go, hurry up.
Goodbye.
Man Sia, a trì, a ceithir, a h-aon. Six, three, four, one.
Woman Halò.
A bheil Anna aig an taigh?
Hello.
Is Anna at home?
Man Tha. Fuirichibh mionaid.
Tha mi duilich.
Cò tha a' bruidhinn?
Yes.
Hang on a minute.
I’m sorry.
Who’s speaking?
Woman Seonag Chaimbeul. Joan Campbell.
Man Ceart ma-thà.
Fuirichibh mionaid.
Ok then.
Hang on a minute.