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Giving instructions A’ toirt seachad òrduighean

Open the doorFosgail an doras

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

fosgail an doras! open the door!

fosgail an uinneag! open the window!

fosglaibh an doras! open the door! (polite/plural)

You could use the following to tell someone to do something.

dèan … ! do …!

… seo … this

… sin … that

dèan deiseil! get ready!

Other orders:

suidh! sit!

seas! stand!

fàg sin! leave that!

The sibh (formal) forms are:

dèanaibh…! do …!

suidhibh! sit!

seasaibh! stand!

fàgaibh sin! leave that!

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PersonNeach
GaelicGàidhlig
EnglishBeurla
Dentist Fosgail do bheul.
Fosgail.
Open your mouth.
Open.
Man Fosgail an doras.
Fosgail an doras.
Tapadh leat.
Open the door.
Open the door.
Thank you.
Woman Fosgail an doras.
Fosgail an doras.
Tapadh leat.
Open the door.
Open the door.
Thank you.
Man Tha mi duilich.
Càit a bheil sinn a’ dol a-nis?
I’m sorry.
Where are we going now?
Woman Feumaidh mi a dhol dhan bhanca. I need to go to the bank.
Man Ceart ma-thà. Ok then.