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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

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

If talking to a friend or child use thu

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

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

Edinburgh – Dùn Èideann

Glasgow – Glaschu

To tell someone where you live, you use the following

I live ... - tha mi a’ fuireach ...

… in Stirling - … ann an Sruighlea

… in Aberdeen – … ann an Obar Dheathain

… in Dundee – … ann an Dùn Dèagh

… in - … ann an

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

… in Mull – … ann am Muile

… in Govan - … ann am Baile Ghobhainn

… in Paisley - … ann am Pàislig

You also heard the informal version of excuse me.

excuse me - gabh mo leisgeul

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