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Irish for Parents: How to Tell your Kids to 'Pick That Up' in Irish (Gaeilge)

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Teaching your kids basic phrases in Irish, also known as Gaelic or Irish Gaelic, is a great way to introduce them to a new language and culture. One phrase that may come in handy is "pick that up," which in Irish is "pioc suas é sin" (pronounced "puck soos ay shin.").


To use this phrase, you can point to the object that needs to be picked up and say "pioc suas é sin" to your child. You can also add a little gesture, such as raising your hand or pointing, to help them understand what you are asking.

It's important to remember to use simple, clear language when speaking to children, and to be patient as they learn. It may take some time for them to fully understand and be able to use this phrase themselves, but with practice and repetition, they will get the hang of it.

If you'd love to be able to use simple and useful phrases like this with your children as a way to teach them the language and help them be more confident students and speakers, our Gaeilge Guides for Parents are exactly what you need. 

You can check more out about them here and choose the one that's right for you. 

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