“How Are You?” in Irish

Let’s learn how to say “How are you?” in Irish!

How to say "How Are You?" in Irish

When asking someone “How are you?” in Irish, we can say “Conas atá tú?”. The response then, might be “Tá mé go maith” for “I’m well” or “níl mé go maith” for “I’m unwell”. If you’re just feeling okay, then you might wish to say “Táim cuíosach”, or “Tá mé ceart go leor”. 

In addition to the phrase “Conas atá tú?” you will also hear “Caidé mar atá tú?” or “Cén chaoi a bhfuil tú?”. All of these phrases mean “How are you?” and are all perfectly acceptable, just showing little differences between the dialects of the Irish language. 

Watch the video to practice your pronunciation of the phrase “Conas atá tú?”

Samplaí Eile / Other Examples:

– Conas atá tú? Tá mé go maith= How are you? I am well.

– Caidé mar atá tú? Tá mé ceart go leor= How are you? I’m all right.

– Cén chaoi a bhfuil sibh? Tá muid go maith= How are you (all)? We are good.

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