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He has a moustacheTha stais air
Look out for the following pieces of vocabulary in this clip.
You would use this to describe hair or an item, but not a person.
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|Man 1||Tha i àrd is caol agus ...||She is tall and thin and ...|
|Man 2||Tha falt fad’ oirre? |
|She has long hair? |
|Man 1||Tha i àrd is caol, agus tha falt fada dubh oirre. |
’Eil i coltach ri Cher?
|She is tall and thin, and she has long, black hair. |
Is she like Cher?
|Man 2||Thalla!||Get away!|
|Woman||Cò ris a tha i coltach?||What’s she like?|
|Girl||Tha falt fad’ oirre, Falt fada, ruadh.||She has long hair. Long, red hair.|
|Woman||Falt fada, ruadh.||Long, red hair.|
|Girl||Seo i a’ tighinn.||Here she comes.|
|Female witness||Bha falt dubh air.||He had black hair.|
|Male Inspector||Falt dubh?||Black hair?|
|Female witness||Bha falt goirid, dubh air.||He had short, black hair.|
|Male inspector||Falt goirid, dubh. |
A bheil sin ceart?
|Short, black hair. |
Is that right?
|Female witness||Tha. |
Bha falt goirid, dubh air.
Ò, agus bha stais air cuideachd.
He had short, black hair.
Oh, and he had a moustache too.
|Teacher||À, cò tha seo?||Ah, who’s this?|
|Girl||Seo mamaidh.||This is mum.|
|Teacher||Tha falt fada oirre.||She has long hair.|
Agus sin dadaidh.
Agus tha falt goirid air.
And that’s my dad.
And he has short hair.
|Teacher||Tha stais air.||He has a moustache.|
|Teacher||Uill, tha iad glè mhath. |
|Well, they are very good. |