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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

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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