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Giving your name Ag innse d’ ainm

What is your name? (plural / polite)Dè an t-ainm a th' oirbh?

Asking someone’s name.

dè an t-ainm a th’ oirbh? – what’s your name?

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thig a-steach – come in

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PersonNeach
GaelicGàidhlig
EnglishBeurla
Lady Thig a-steach.
Halò.
Ciamar a tha sibh?
Come in.
Hello.
How are you?
Girl Tha gu math, tapadh leibh. I’m well, thank you.
Lady Uill.
Dè an t-ainm a th’ oirbh?
Well.
What’s your name?
Girl Màiri NicCoinnich. Mary MacKenzie.
Female staff Glè mhath.
Dè an t-ainm a th’ oirbh?
Very well.
What’s your name?
Customer Seonag NicCoinnich. Joan MacKenzie.
Female staff Seonag NicCoinnich. Joan MacKenzie.
Manager Halò.
Thig a-steach.
Hello.
Come in.
Customer Tapadh leibh. Thank you.
Waitress Feasgar math.
Thig a-steach.
Good afternoon.
Come in.
Woman Tapadh leibh. Thank you.
Waitress Dè an t-ainm a th’ oirbh? What’s your name?
Man MacNèill. MacNeil.
Woman Tapadh leibh. Thank you.