How to say “Have a Nice Day” in Irish

In this video, you will learn a handy phrase to windup a conversation in Irish. This phrase could just be used as a pleasantry following in an interaction in a shop or in a similar situation.

Note that there two different versions of this phrase, one to use when speaking to one person, and another to use when speaking to more than one person.

To say have a nice day to one person, you say:
Bíodh lá maith agat.
/Bee-ugh law mah a-gut/
Have a nice day.

To say have a nice day to more than one person, you say:
Bíodh lá maith agaibh.
/Bee-ugh law mah a-gee [a-giv]/
Have a nice day.

Bíodh /bee-ugh/ is a form of the verb /bee/ to be. It is in the Imperative case. You can find out more about this verb at this link.

Agus /a-gut/ and agaibh /a-gee [a-giv]/ is a form of the preposition ag /egg/ at. You can find out more about this proposition at this link.

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