Whoa, why am I getting "daoibh" instead of "duit" without any explanation or anything? What's the difference?
Dia duit is singular, when you are greeting one person. Dia daoibh is used when greeting more than one.
There are a few explanations before you start the unit, below the buttons to start. I suggest always reading them, it helps a lot!
Dia diut is the singular, dia daoibh is plural. If you are saying hello to 2 or more people you would say dia daoibh.
Tá fáilte romhat! No, I didn't. My dialect is quite different to the Connacht dialect :)
It's actually supposed to be neither. It's a the same sound that's supposed to be used with "gh". Basically, try making the "ch" sound, but starting with a "g" instead.
Dia dhuit is used in the Connacht and Munster dialects; Dia duit is used in the Ulster dialect. The Caighdeán, which this course teaches, uses Dia duit.
Dia duit is used to greet someone in person; haló / haileo / heileo is used on the phone.
What is "Dia duit" literally? I've read in other posts that it's something like "God be with you" or something, but that seems like a strange way to say hello. It sounds more like a farewell, like "godspeed". I don't quite understand.