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The 3 Ways to Say 'How are You?' in Irish, as Gaeilge

how to say in irish Oct 25, 2022
Cliffs of Mohar with, how to say how are you in irish in text

Fáilte, welcome. 

I'm so excited you're here to learn how to say 'how are you?' in Irish Gaelic, because it's such a useful phrase to know. 

 

Did you know? 

There are three ways to say hello in Irish, because we have three main dialects. 

If you don't have a dialect preference, learning the Munster version will be most useful, as it is what most Irish people will learn at school. It's also what they will understand best in Leinster. So, if you're heading to Dublin, this will the be version for you. 

Check out our video below to hear the 3 ways of asking 'how you are' as Gaeilge

If you're a reader, not a viewer, scroll down to our mini lesson. 

 

'How are You?' in Irish Gaelic; 

In Munster; Conas atá tú? [kunis ataw too]

In Connaught; Cén chaoi a bhfuil tú? [Kane kwee a will too]

In Ulster; Cad é mar atá tú? [ku-kay mar ataw too] 

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