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Buying clothes A’ ceannach aodach

What are you looking for? (polite / plural)Dè tha sibh a' lorg?

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

dè tha sibh a’ lorg? – what are you looking for? (plural/polite)

tha mi a’ lorg … - I am looking for …

… aodach ùr, snog - … nice, new clothes

… seacaid chlòimhe – … a woollen jacket

… lèine ghorm - … a blue shirt

Remember that feminine nouns lenite their following adjectives (e.g. lèine ghorm).

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Shop assistant Madainn mhath. Good morning.
Man Madainn mhath. Good morning.
Shop assistant Dè tha sibh a’ lorg? What are you looking for?
Man Tha mi a’ lorg còta. I’m looking for a coat.
Shop assistant Tha na còtaichean thall an sin. The coats are over there.
Man Tapadh leibh. Thank you.
Stallholder Halò. Hello.
Mother Halò, a bheil geansaidhean agaibh? Hello, do you have jumpers?
Stallholder Tha.
Sin iad thall an sin.
Yes.
That’s them over there.
Mother Ò, chan fhaca mi iad.
Tapadh leibh.
Oh, I didn’t see them.
Thank you.
Màiri-Anna (Daughter) Dè tha sibh a’ lorg? What are you looking for?
Mother Tha mi dìreach a’ lorg geansaidh dhomh fhìn. I’m just looking for a jumper for myself.