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Irish Words and Phrases


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Below you will see some basic Irish words and phrases. The Irish phrase is on the left, with a pronunciation guide in parentheses. The English phrase is on the right.

 

Basic Irish Lesson

 

Dia Duit (dee-a gwitch)............................................Hello

 

Conas atá tú? (cun-as a-taw too)..........................How are you?

 

Tá  mé go maith (taw may gu mah)......................I'm good

 

Go raibh maith agat (gu ruh mah ah-gut)............Thank you

 

Cad is ainm duit? (cod iss an-im ditch)...............What is your name?

 

Lisa is ainm dom (____ iss an-im dum)..............My name is Lisa

 

Bíodh lá deas agat (bee-uch law jass ah-gut).....Have a nice day

 

Slán (slaw-n)..............................................................Goodbye

 

 

 

Lesson developed by Lisa Judge.

 
Dunluce Castle, County Antrim



Map of Irish Cities (detail of Dublin)





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