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Discussing children A’ bruidhinn mu chloinn

Do you have children? (plural / polite)A bheil clann agaibh?

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

do you have children? - a bheil clann agaibh?

Clann can also refer to a clan, or descendants!

do you have a family? - a bheil teaghlach agaibh?

To answer these questions beginning with a bheil…?, use

yes – tha (to answer questions beginning with “a bheil…?”)

no – chan eil (to answer questions beginning with “a bheil…?”)

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Clown Halò.
A bheil clann agaibh?
Hello.
Do you have children?
Man Tha.
Ò, tapadh leibh.
Yes.
Oh, thank you.
Clown Feasgar math.
A bheil clann agaibh?
Good afternoon.
Do you have children?
Woman Tha.
Tapadh leibh.
Yes.
Thank you.
Clown Gabh mo leisgeul.
A bheil clann agaibh?
Excuse me.
Do you have children?
Woman 2 Chan eil. No.
Clown Feasgar math.
A bheil clann agaibh?
Good afternoon.
Do you have children?
Man Chan eil. No.