Do You Really Know How to Say Hello in Irish?
How to say 'hello' correctly in Irish to one and more people.
Let's take a look at how to say hello in the Irish language.
In Irish aka Gaeilge, there is actually a different hello for one person and for more than one person.
AND, how you say hello back to someone in Irish is different too.
Let's break it down;
Hello to one person in Irish
You say 'Dia Duit'
Pronunciation; [dee-a ghwitch]
Meaning; literally means 'God with you'
Saying hello back as Gaeilge
If someone has said, 'Dia Duit' to you.
You reply with 'Dia is Muire Duit' to one person
Pronunciation; [dee-a iss mura ghwitch]
Meaning; literally means 'God and Mary with you' to one person
Hello to more than one person as Gaeilge
Pronunciation; [dee-a ghweeb]
Meaning; literally means 'God with you', plural.
If you are saying hello back but there is more than one person,
You reply with 'Dia is Muire Daoibh'
Pronunciation; [dee-a iss mura ghweeb]
Meaning; literally means 'God and Mary with you' to more than one person
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