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Giving your name Ag innse d’ ainm

My son / husband / daughterAm / an mac / duine / nighean agam

Introducing people people

Look out for the following pieces of vocabulary in this clip.

If you want to talk about your family, you would use these phrases. You can use seo before these phrases to introduce people to each other.

seo… this is…

a’ bhean agam my wife

an duine agam my husband (literally 'my man')

am mac agam my son

an nighean agam my daughter

an caraid agam my friend

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Dentist Halò.
Ciamar a tha sibh?
How are you?
Mother Glè mhath, tapadh leibh.
Seo an duine agam, Calum.
Very well, thank you.
This is my husband, Malcolm.
Dentist Halò. Hello.
Father Halò. Hello.
Mother Agus, seo am mac agam, Iain. And this is my son, John.
Dentist Halò, Iain. Hello John.
Iain Halò. Hello.
Woman 1 Dè an t-ainm a th’ oirbh? What’s your name?
Woman 1 NicAsgaill.
Seonag NicAsgaill.
Agus, seo an duine agam Dòmhnall.
Agus seo Catrìona, an nighean agam.
MacAskill, Joan MacAskill.
And this is my husband Donald.
And this is Catherine, my daughter.
Man 1 Halò a Chatrìona.
Ciamar a tha sibh?
Hello Catherine.
How are you?
Catrìona Tha gu math, tapadh leibh.
Ciamar a tha sibh fhèin?
I’m well thank you.
How are you yourself?
Man 2 Glè mhath.
A Chatrìona, seo a’ bhean agam, Seonag.
Very well.
Catherine, this is my wife, Joan.
Catrìona Halò.
Seo am mac agam, Niall, agus seo Ciorstaidh, an nighean agam.
This is my son, Neil, and this is Kirsty, my daughter.