Saying 'Nice to meet you' in Gàidhlig?

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Saying 'Nice to meet you' in Gàidhlig?

Unread postby Polygot2017 » Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:29 pm

I wondered what the different ways to say 'Nice to meet you' are in Gàidhlig, for when you first meet/introduce yourself to another Gàidhlig speaker.

I've seen 2 different versions from different sources: 'Tha mi toilichte coinneachadh ribh' and 'Tha mi toilichte coinneachadh riut'. What's the difference between these two, with the 'ribh' and 'ruit'? I'm thinking it could be formal vs informal vs plural, or even when talking to a male vs a female?

Also, technically these phrases mean 'I'm pleased/happy to meet you' - is that correct and if so are there ways to say 'nice to meet you' instead of 'pleased/happy to meet you', or is it all the same in Gàidhlig?

Just looking to find out all the possible ways to say this phrase, thanks.

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Saying 'Nice to meet you' in Gàidhlig?

Unread postby GunChleoc » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:12 am

ribh = ri for sibh, riut = ri for thu: http://akerbeltz.org/index.php?title=PP ... nunciation

Your analysis is correct. :)

You can also say: 'S math do choinneachadh / 'S math ur coinneachadh
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