Welcome to our Home

22:31 Nov 30, 2006
English to Gaelic translations [Non-PRO]
Medical: Health Care / Medical Office Assistant
English term or phrase: Welcome to our Home
To be written on a wall in our home

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5 +1Fáilte isteach chuig ár dteach
4Fàilte d'ar dachaidh



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welcome to our home
Fáilte isteach chuig ár dteach

I have translated: Welcome into our home. p.s. I would just say 'Fáilte isteach' = welcome in

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welcome to our home
Fàilte d'ar dachaidh

(Scottish Gaelic) - you can use either "dachaidh" (sometimes spelled "dachaigh," pronunciation is the same) which is "home," or "taigh" which is "house" like Irish "teach," and probably more common. More idiomatically you can put in "romhad" ("to you," literally "before/in front of you" to one person) or "romhaibh" (same thing to more than one person) after "fàilte."

Yet more idiomatically you could say "Fàilte is fuaran oirbh!" ("Welcome, welcome to you [plural]!") or "Fiath is fàilte romhaibh!" which means the same thing but is a little more formal/high-register. That one might be the best for something permanent like writing on a wall...

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