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Giving your address Ag innse do sheòladh

Where do you live? Càite a bheil sibh a' fuireach?

Tell someone where you live

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

To ask where someone lives, use:

càite a bheil sibh a’ fuireach? - where do you live?

If talking to a friend or child use thu:

càite a bheil thu a’ fuireach? - where do you live?

You could just answer with the name of the place where you live.

Dùn Èideann – Edinburgh

Glaschu – Glasgow

To tell someone where you live, you use the following:

tha mi a’ fuireach ... - I live ...

… ann an Sruighlea - … in Stirling

… ann an Obar Dheathain – … in Aberdeen

… ann an Dùn Dèagh – … in Dundee

… ann an - … in

Watch out for placenames beginning with b, f, m and p, where the Gaelic for 'in' is ann am.

… ann am Muile – … in Mull

… ann am Baile Ghobhainn - … in Govan

… ann am Pàislig - … in Paisley

You also heard the informal version of 'excuse me'.

gabh mo leisgeul - excuse me

Video is playing in pop-over.

PersonNeach
GaelicGàidhlig
EnglishBeurla
Female Interviewer Halò.
Càit a bheil sibh a’ fuireach?
Hello.
Where do you live?
Woman Haddington. Haddington.
Female Interviewer Halò.
Càit a bheil sibh a’ fuireach?
Hello.
Where do you live?
Woman 2 Glaschu. Glasgow.
Male Interviewer Gabh mo leisgeul.
Càit a bheil sibh a’ fuireach?
Excuse me.
Where do you live?
Woman 3 Dùn Èideann. Edinburgh