Sometimes, saying “Goodbye” can be the hardest thing to do. Other times, it’s just a simple & friendly way of letting your friend know you’re leaving. Isn’t it interesting how the same words can have different weight depending on the situation?
In Irish, we say “Goodbye!” in more than one way and our language assistant – Siobhán will help you understand the differences in the following video – How to say – Goodbye in Irish Gaelic.
How to say goodbye in Irish Gaelic
Slán /Slawn/ = goodbye
Slán leat /Slawn lyat/: said by the person staying behind.
Slán agat /Slawn a-gut/: said by the person leaving.
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