Gaelic Mistakes

This is a list of mistakes in Gaelic. Helpful when trying to learn a new word. Also useful when there is a misunderstanding or confusion.

My French is bad: Tha am Fraingis agam dona.
I need to practice my French: Feumaidh mi am Fraingis agam cleachdadh.
Don't worry!: Na gabh cùram!
Excuse me? : Gabh mo leisgeul.
Sorry: Duilich
No problem!: Coma leat!
Can you repeat?: Can a-rithist e.
Can you speak slowly?: An urrainn dhut bruidhinn gu slaodach?
Write it down please!: Sgrìob e, mas e do thoil leat!
I don't understand!: Chan eil mi a' tuigsinn!
Did you understand what I said?: An do thuig thu dè thuirt mi?
What is this?: Dè tha sin?
I don't know!: Chan eil fhios agam!
What's that called in French?: Ciamar a chanas tu e anns an Fhraingis?
What does that word mean in English?: Dè tha am facail sin a' ciallachadh anns a' Bheurla?
How do you say "OK" in French?: Ciamar a chanas tu "OK" anns an Fhraingis?
Is that right?: A bheil sin ceart?
Is that wrong?: A bheil sin ceàrr?
What should I say?: Dè bu choir dhomh ràdh?
What?: Dè?

These are some words from the above sentences that you might also need to use by themselves.

Mistake: mearachd
To speak: bruidhinn
Slowly: gu slaodach
Quickly: gu luath

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