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Food and drink

Talking about food

Whether you are an Arts promoter, a transport provider, a B&B owner or a tour guide, the chances are that food and drink is going to come into your daily routine. Why not learn a few every day words and phrases for food and drink - to help your business make a start in using Gaelic on a more regular basis.

Here are some basic food and drink items:

TeaTea
CofaidhCoffeeCoffee
BainneMilkMilk
SiùcarSugarSugar
FìonWineWine
AranBreadBread
ÌmButterButter
Sùgh oraindsOrange juiceOrange juice
SalannSaltSalt
PiobarPepperPepper
GlainneGlassGlass
cupaCupCup

Here are some phrases people may use:

Tha an t-acras ormI'm hungry
Tha am pathadh ormI'm thirsty
Am faigh mi...?May I have...?
An gabh thu...?Will you have...?
Gabhaidh mi...I will have...